Ms. Masterson introduced Peter Killeen, ATF Wellness Counselor, law enforcement, counseling professional with over 24 years of experience serving ATF as an expert consultant guiding law enforcement officer support services such as Peer Support, Chaplain, EEO, Ombudsman, and mediation programs.
Mr. Killeen introduced Operation Longevity, an initiative that sprang from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Eight Dimensions of Wellness. Mr. Killeen described his idea for translating this framework into a real, fun, daily strategy for extending the quality and longevity of one’s life.
For each area, Mr. Killeen shared his inspirational quotes and suggestions for each area of wellness depicted below. Emotional—Coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships Environmental—Good health by occupying pleasant, stimulating environments that support the well-being Financial—Satisfaction with current and future financial situations Intellectual—Recognizing creative abilities and finding ways to expand knowledge and skills Occupational—Personal satisfaction and enrichment from one’s work Physical—Recognizing the need for physical activity, healthy foods, and sleep Social—Developing a sense of connection, belonging, and a well-developed support system Spiritual—Expanding a sense of purpose and meaning in life
Mr. Killeen acknowledged Katrina Masterson and Dejah Greene, Student Intern, for their help and substantive contributions.