NARPO – The voice of retired police officers
NARPO – The voice of retired police officers

National Stress Awareness Month: April

Stress Awareness Month is held each April, to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures of stress. This year The Stress Management Society has chosen the theme ‘little by little, a little becomes a lot’. For more details click here. We all know what it’s like to feel stressed – being under pressure […]

Looking after yourself after a traumatic event – Police Mutual Wellbeing Guide

Traumatic events are shocking and emotionally overwhelming. After any traumatic incident, it is normal to feel frightened, horrified, helpless, sad, angry, irritable, and confused. You may also have nightmares or upsetting thoughts and images of the events, or you may struggle to sleep. These feelings are normal and may continue for a few weeks. Download […]

Debt Awareness Week: 18th – 24th March

Debt awareness week was first launched in 2014 by the debt advice charity StepChange. If you’re worrying about money there are things that you can do to get your finances back on track. This year’s debt awareness week is 18th – 24th March 2024. Money worries are not just a financial problem they can cause […]

Self-Harm and Self-Injury Awareness Day

Self-harm and Self-injury Awareness Day takes place every year on 1st March. The purpose of the day is to reduce the stigma around self-harm, to make it ok to talk about and to raise awareness about the support available for those who self-harm. Raising awareness leads to understanding and empathy. It banishes judgment and fear […]

Time To Talk

Time to Talk Day is on 1st February. Its run by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, in partnership with the Co-op. For more details click here. The day is about creating supportive communities by having conversations with family, friends, or colleagues about mental health. We all have mental health. By talking about it, we can […]

Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally in February each year to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people, and to inspire a national conversation about using technology responsibly, respectfully, critically, and creatively. Safer Internet Day 2024 is on 6th February and will be celebrated with the theme Inspiring […]

Children’s Mental Health Guide

Children’s Mental Health Week (5th – 11th Feb) is run through Place2Be, a children’s mental health charity that provides counseling, support and training in UK schools. The first Children’s Mental Health Week was held in 2015 and was set up to highlight the importance of children and young people’s mental health. This year’s theme is […]

Police Mutual Winter Wellbeing Guide

For many, this season is associated with happy things like crisp weather, warm beverages, Halloween, fireworks & Christmas. But for others, the weather change and the shorter days signal a downturn in mood and energy that leaves them feeling sad, lethargic, and fatigued. Also, the worry and stress of how to afford Christmas is a […]

Police Treatment Centres – Retired Officer Wellbeing Programme

A one week structured programme designed specifically for those who have retired from the Police Family and have a formal diagnosis of mild to moderate anxiety and depression. Please note, this Programme is not intended to address symptoms of PTSD which require a longer input. Follow the link below for further information. Police Treatment Centres […]

Police Mutual – Blue Monday Wellbeing Guide – 20th December 2022

  January is usually the month when you understand just how much Christmas has cost you. Every year, thousands of us dread the credit card bulls arriving and this is when the financial hangover from Christmas becomes realist. This is to be expected, as Christmas is the most expensive time of the year, with many […]