Self Help In Every Law-Enforcement Department
SHIELDUS offers Wellness Retreats for First Responders along with group therapy sessions, workshops, educational trainings (Peer Support, Crisis Intervention, Critical Incident Stress Management, Suicide Awareness & Prevention & more) and community events to break the stigma of mental health and the suicide epidemic amongst First Responders.
SHIELDUS is a 501 (C)(3) organization committed to breaking the stigma of mental health and ending the suicide epidemic amongst First Responders.
SHIELDUS is made up of trained professionals, coaches and mental health care professionals who encompass holistic practices to healing. This means that we look beyond the physical body and address the emotional, social, spiritual, intellectual and physical health of all participants.
Our Areas of Focus are but not limited to:
PTSD-Post Traumatic Strest Disorder
Substance Use Disorder
Weight & Nutritional Concerns
Lack Of Self Love
Lack of Purpose
Mirian "Bev" Perez
CEO /Founder , Retired Police Officer, Mindset Coach, Suicide Survivor & Certified Peer through the state of Florida
What People Are Saying
Our CEO and Founder, Mirian "Bev" Perez passion for breaking the stigma and ending the suicide epidemic stems from both personal and professional experience as a police officer. Having endured the worst day of her life she has now created a space for First Responders to feel heard and supported, serving as a vessel for those who continue to suffer in silence both active and retired.
SHIELDUS was created by Bev in 2019 after she struggled to find help herself. She began to notice a gap in services and decided to do something about it. Bev had a vision to create a space to began healing from the hardships of working on the front lines. That's when SHIELDUS was born. The goal is have on-going retreats were First Responders will be provided with tools to began healing and dealing with trauma, grief, financial stress, relationship issues and more. Bev takes pride in offering holistic practices for participants to take with them and began applying in real time to be the best version of themselves on and off the job, not just for self but for their families as well.