Founder and President
Call for Backup
David R. Edwards, Ph.D., CCISM, CTSS leads a nonprofit organization that provides mental wellness resources and peer support for first responders across the country, including its Call for Backup Suicide Awareness and Prevention program that has been taught in more than half the country in the past 3 years. David is entering his fifth year as an Approved Instructor with ICISF and is also a member of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association. He also teaches in the Social Work Department of a private university in Michigan where he resides near his family.