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Wellness & Resilience


Police, Fire, Dispatchers, Peer Support Teams, Mental Health Partners



Portland, Maine

Thank you!

We are honored that you attended our conference. We hope you had an opportunity to meet new people, share stories and experiences and grow our wellness community. Thanks to the fantastic speakers who shared their inspiring experiences and knowledge. A special thank you to Juston McKinney for providing some comic relief.

We couldn't have had this conference without our sponsors; thank you for making it possible. To our attendees, we will work to improve this event each year. We hope you had an enjoyable and enriching experience and consider returning next year. We'll keep you posted.

Speakers and Presenters

We will add additional presenter information regularly

Chad Bruckner

Ret. Detective | Combat Veteran | Motivational Speaker | Leadership Mentor | Entrepreneur | Police Life Coach

LIsa beecher

Best-Selling Author | Mental Health Advocate | Retired Police Chief | Retired Portland, ME PD Detective

Michael Sugrue

Best-Selling Author | USAF Security Forces Veteran (Captain) | Retired Police Sergeant | Mental Health Warrior

ernest Stevens

Retired Police Officer| Main subject Emmy Award winning HBO Documentary, Ernie and Joe: Crisis Cops National Speaker | Published Author

Laura Feaga

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN , PMHNP, BC

Amy Davenport


HanNAH Longley

LCSW, Senior Clinical Director of Adult Education NAMI Maine

Billy Dries

aka Breath Cop

Active LEO

"Just Breathe and get cold"

Day 1 - 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

An incredible lineup including some of the most sought-after speakers on the topics of moral injury, suicide awareness and wellness. We close the day with a social hour for networking.

Day 2 - 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

We extend an invitation to our spouses. The day will include seminars, lived experiences, and close out with lunch and laughter. As we’ll invite everyone back to enjoy a comedy show.

More Information:

June 23-24, 2023

Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Portland Elks Lodge #188

1945 Congress Street,

Portland, Maine 04102

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$175 for both days/meals

$150 for MAP members

To register:


Districts 1 & 2 Law Enforcement Training Council