The National 9-99 Police and Sheriff Foundation
Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance
Health & Wellness: Firefighter Suicide—The Families Left Behind | Firehouse
Re-institute – Fit For Duty – First Responder PTSD & Addiction Treatment
All Clear Foundation – Text BADGE to 741741 (Crisis Text Line)
All Clear Foundation is driven to change the harmful stigmas and daunting statistics plaguing the First Responder profession.
Crisis Center of Tampa Bay – 1-866-4FL-HERO
Offering a lifeline of support to first responders, the Crisis Center’s first responder hotline (1-866-4FL-HERO) allows you to speak confidentially with counselors trained to support first responders in crisis.
Fire/EMS Helpline – 1-888-731-3473
Also known as Share The Load. A program run by the National Volunteer Fire Council. They have a help line, text based help service, and have also collected a list of many good resources for people looking for help and support.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255
The national (USA) suicide hotline. Not first responder specific, but they can and will talk to anyone who needs help. We’ve been told by one of their founders they have a large number of first responders and veterans who volunteer.
Crisis Text Line
A service that allows people in crisis to speak with a trained crisis counselor by texting “Start” or “Help” to 741-741.
Copline (Law Enforcement Only) – 1-800-267-5463
A confidential helpline for members of law enforcement. Their website also has additional information on help and resources.
Frontline Helpline – 1-866-676-7500
Run by Frontline Responder Services. Offer 24/7 coverage with first responder call-takers.
Kristin Brooks Hopeline – 1-800-442-4673
Another national (USA) hotline for people suffering from mental health issues.
Veterans Crisis Line (Veterans only)- 1-800-273-8255 & press 1, or text 838255
A crisis line specifically for veterans of the US armed forces.
Offering a proactive approach for all members of the first responder community.
a substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health treatment program. Effective treatment for both PTSD and substance use disorder exists. Oftentimes, people can get treatment in a comprehensive addiction treatment program that addresses co-occurring disorders simultaneously.