If the job's weighing heavy and you need some support, you're in the right place.
No judgments, just understanding, compassion, and a whole lot of care. I know the stats on first responder suicides are tough, but there's hope, and that's what this page is about. Check out the resources I've gathered—they might make a real difference. Why?
Because I care about you and the challenges you face. You're not alone; let's tackle this together. You've got my support, always.
HELP WHEN YOU NEED IT
"All storms will pass. Your experience in the storm depends greatly on how well you're equipped and what you know, and both of those are one of the few things within your control."
— Steve Warneke
For more information
Resources for Law Enforcement Wellness
An International hotline for law enforcement officers and their family that provides a safe, confidential place to go when there seems to be no one that understands the mindset of a cop. Manned by retired law enforcement officers.
1 (800) 267-5463
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
NAT'L SUICIDE PREVENTION LINE
1 (800) 273-8255
Their mission is to provide education, support and viable self-help tools to all Public Safety Personnel and their families for the purpose of managing and reducing the compressive stress effects, such as PTSD and suicide.
CODE 9 PROJECT
FRAT is a nonprofit treatment center that provides a complete range of services for alcoholism & drug dependency which can complicate the stress of dealing with life-threatening situations.
1 (855) FRAT-HELP
Answer 7 simple questions and 1st Help will generate a number of resources based on your particular situation and location. Please use this with full confidence of your anonymity.
It is the mission of Blue H.E.L.P. to reduce mental health stigma through education, advocate for benefits for those suffering from post-traumatic stress, acknowledge the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers we lost to suicide, assist officers in their search for healing, and to bring awareness to suicide and mental health issues.
First Response Wellness is focused on the wellbeing of the whole being. We focus on personal growth and development, travel & leisure, massage therapy and bodywork, and other areas of self care and wellness.
FIRST RESPONSE WELLNESS
Text from anywhere in the USA and the UK for free, 24/7 crisis support, bringing texters from a hot moment to a cool calm through active listening and collaborative problem solving.
CRISIS TEXT LINE
TEXT "HOME" TO 741741
A confidential, comprehensive, 24-hour crisis referral service for all public safety employees, all emergency services personnel and their family members nationwide.
SAFE CALL NOW
Founded by a law enforcement officer, Code 1 provides online counseling as well as nutritional programs for public servants. SERVICES ARE FREE!
CODE 1 WELLNESS
The Recovery Village in Palm Beach, FL offers evidence-based treatment programs for addiction and co-occurring mental health conditions, with facilities specifically for first responders.
The Recovery Village