The AJA is committed to the wellbeing of its members and their families.  Wellness encompasses many different areas of life.  This site offers some helpful resources for guidance.

Crisis Resources

Managing a crisis is a difficult task.  Having the tools to navigate through a crisis can help ease some of the stress we typically face during these challenges.
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General Resources

Life can be challenging and exciting and we hope the the following resources can help give direction.
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120 free, short, online leaflets for Correctional Staff

Leaflets are written and provided specifically for Correctional Staff and their Families.
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This Wellness Checklist is provided by *American Jail Association as a quick resource for all those who work in jails. This information can assist jail professionals with managing stress and preventing self-harm -to ensure you and your colleagues stay safe and healthy.
Top 5 Warning Signs for People at Risk for Self-Harm (RAILS)
How Can I Help?
Tips to Combat Stress
​Practice Emotional Intelligence
PTSD Self-Help Tips
*AJA is not a medical organization. Be sure to seek medical and mental health treatment, if needed.

*The content provided throughtout the wellness section of the website is provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the American Jail Association of any of the products, services or opinions of the organization or individual. The American Jail Association bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.