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Staff Wellness Resources

Correctional officer mental health: Surviving on the Inside

Wellness in Corrections

Why Soldiers Miss War

Mass. Sheriffs respond to corrections officer suicides

Silent no more: Officers need a lifeline, too

AFSCME Illinois Personal support Program

Md. county seeks ways to support corrections officers’ mental health

Psychology Today

Desert Waters

Members of the Staff Wellness Response Team are available at every facility for employees who need assistance. For a current list of your team members, please contact stephanie.rawlings@illinois.gov

The information available on the staff wellness page is presented in summary form as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the knowledge, skill, and judgment of qualified psychiatrists, psychologists, physicians and health care professionals. The listed resources are provided for informational purposes only. The information has been obtained from sources believed to be accurate and reliable. However, IDOC makes no warranty as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of this information. Should you have any health, medical or disability questions or concerns, please consult a physician or other health care professional. Information accessed on this page is neither complete nor exhaustive and does not cover all disabilities, diseases, illnesses and physical conditions or their management or treatment. Please seek professional help immediately:
•             if you have thoughts of killing (or otherwise harming) yourself or others;
•             if you are gravely disabled (unable to care for yourself);
•             if you are abusing substances;
•             or if you or someone else is in any danger of harm.