By Jensen, Randy on November 10, 2020.
The Lethbridge Police Service has announced plans to provide both its sworn and non-sworn members with the leading high-tech wellness solution to support their mental health and well-being. LPS employees will soon have access to a powerful and easy to use wellness tool in the palm of their hands.
The LPS acknowledges the critical nature of its employees’ mental health and wellness and its potential impact on the vital work they do on a daily basis. In early 2020 Lethbridge Police made a commitment to provide its members with a mobile wellness tool. LPS is the first police agency in Canada to partner with Cordico – an industry leader in the field – and offer its employees a wellness app, and will extend that benefit to spouses and retired members as well, LPS said in a news release.
The LPS Wellness App will provide access to therapists, peer support, and the leading wellness solution offering confidential, in-hand, on-demand, 24/7 access to more than 40 modules on topics such as: alcohol, depression, emotional health, family support, financial fitness, mindfulness, psychological first aid, sleep optimization and stress management.
Dr. David Black, CEO of Cordico emphasized, “No one should ever feel blocked from accessing help at times of need due to their schedule or location or concerns about confidentiality, and that is especially true for our public safety personnel who dedicate their professional lives to responding to others’ emergencies.”
The new Lethbridge Police Service Wellness App will be rolled out within the next few months.