How to Get Help
Reaching Out for Help
Don’t do it alone.
There will be times in life when we can’t do it alone. Sometimes challenges require professional support that even your local department is unable to provide through their programs. This may be one of those times that you cannot do it alone. Now is not the time to shy away from asking for help. Here are some good resources that may be able to assist you in working through the trials of crisis.
We have gathered the best resources and articles we can find on the following topics. You’re just a click away:
Those awful calls involving loss of a child or inability to help someone in need. The stress of dealing with sleep interruption and the day to day battles with depression and anxiety that so many of us face in a season of our life but are exasperated by the stresses of a first responders job. These are just a couple examples of so many situations many may face in the fire life, and those topics span into our every day lives.
If you (or a loved one) are struggling with any Behavioral Health needs or PTSD , we suggest finding resources immediately and seeking counseling if at all possible. A few of our resources include these great reads:
There are many (but not enough!) resources out there to help you and your family through these challenges. Here are a few we suggest….
Crisis Support Now
Maybe life has gotten really out of control and you or your first responder need help now. Or maybe... you just don't know and need to talk to someone who gets it.
Every request is confidential.
Proactive and Reactive Department Support
Resources, Training, Retreats, Behavioral Health Services, First Responder Specific Counseling.
We can help you build a resilient organization and first responder family.
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First Responder Wellness
First Responder Wellness is here for you. Backed by a professional staff comprised of former first responders and culturally competent behavioral health clinicians, we are intimately familiar with the unique challenges you face.
The First Responder Wellness Programs are tailored to the unique needs of first responders (and their families) but are highly individualized so you can find an approach that resonates with you.
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Free confidential volunteer firefighter and ems helpline available.