I realize that the reason many of us are on this forum is because we didn't find anything that worked as far as preventing PTSD. I'm wondering though, does anyone here have experience with a therapy or were offered a way to decompress on the job to prevent PTSD from happening? There has to be services offered to police officers at least right? I am in the medical field. I was never offered any way to deal with the loss of patients or treating horrific cases while on the job. We all just silently suffered. Are there services that could/should have been offered? What do people in other fields exposed to vicarious trauma receive as far as help? What happens when someone dies on your watch? What happens when you are directly involved with someone's death?