ENDING THE STIGMA OF SEEKING MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT

Bank The Blue’s mission is to fund training programs and mental health services for
Illinois Law Enforcement Officers in an effort to END THE STIGMA.

Bank the Blue safeguards all officers’ privacy and confidentiality at all times.

Our fundraising efforts are implemented in partnership with retired police officer training programs and certified, culturally competent clinicians who specialize in treatments oriented for the unique needs of Law Enforcement Officers.

BANK THE BLUE’s  FUNDRAISERS

1ST ANNUAL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

QUEEN OF HEARTS Raffle Fundraiser

BANK THE BLUE STATS FOR 2022-2024

IL Officers
RECEIVING TREATMENT
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Law Enforcement Agencies Reached
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IL OFFICERS
TRAINED IN THE FATAL 10
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IL OFFICERS TRAINED IN BTB'S OFFICER WELLNESS
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RETIRED OFFICERS TRAINED TO MAKE ROLL CALL VISITS
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BTB 2023 Achievements

• Funded treatment through Bank The Blue’s fully vetted clinicians who specialize in treating first responders.

• Recruited retired Illinois officers to participate in Bank the Blue’s Ambassador training program.

• Hosted and fully funded Dr. Olivia Johnson’s Fatal 10 of Law Enforcement Suicide seminars to train thousands of active and retired Illinois Law Enforcement Officers.

• Collaborated with local departments and agencies to host additional Fatal 10 Law Enforcement Suicide seminars funded by Bank the Blue.

• Expanded our department roll call visits to spread awareness of Bank the Blue’s services and resources.

• Met with department leaders to build relationships and promote Bank the Blue’s mission.

• Attended multiple police outings and conferences to raise awareness of Bank the Blue’s services and resources.

• Networked with local police unions and associations to raise awareness of Bank the Blue’s services and resources.

• Hosted local fundraisers to promote mental health advocacy and gain community support for officers.

• HELPED END THE STIGMA OF SEEKING MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT!

WHAT WE'RE DOING IN 2024

• Funding treatment through Bank The Blue’s fully vetted clinicians who specialize in treating first responders and broadening our clinical referral resources.

• Recruiting retired Illinois officers to participate in Bank the Blue’s Ambassador training program.

• Collaborating with local departments and agencies to host and fund BTB’s Officer Wellness Program featuring The Fatal 10 of Law Enforcement Suicide, Financial Wellness: Navigating the Financial Beat, and Legal Planning: Reducing Stress through Preparation.

• Expanding our department roll call visits to spread awareness of Bank the Blue’s services and resources.

• Building relationships with department leaders to promote Bank the Blue’s mission.

• Networking with police unions and other nonprofit organizations to develop relationships and mutual goals related to officer wellness.

• Hosting local fundraisers to promote mental health and raise awareness of the trauma law enforcement officers observe routinely.

• SMASHING THE STIGMA OF SEEKING MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT!

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OFFICER TESTIMONIALS

What Officers found most enlightening
about Bank The Blue's Training....

What Officers found most enlightening about the Fatal 10 Training....

“how much the issues have come to light and are being addressed”

– Officer from Mount Prospect Police Department

“that most have the same problems I do”

– Officer from Arlington Heights Police Department

“passion exemplified by the instructor. It made for a positive learning experience”

– Officer from Wheeling Police Department

“the candidness of the speaker. Very real and in the moment”

– Officer from Schaumburg Police Department

“easily relatable and engaging”

– Officer from Chicago Police Department

“the approach taken was down to earth and in line with how police think”

-Officer from Schiller Park Police Department

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MEET THE FOUNDERS

Daniel Q. Herbert
Karmin Daniel
Anthony F. Varchetto
Kelly A. Krauchun
Jeffrey T. Salvetti

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