Public Safety Resources

Here you will find a range of resources specifically for public safety professionals, simple tips to build your resiliency, and resources for your loved ones.
  • Mental Health and Addiction Treatment
    Beckett Springs Help for Heroes
    Dedicated treatment program designed to serve the mental health and substance abuse needs of active duty and retired military personnel, veterans, first responders, and other high-risk frontline professionals.

    International Association of Firefighters Behavioral Health Program
    The IAFF continues to develop resources that educate and support members on behavioral health concerns.

    IAFF Center for Excellence
    Treatment for successful recovery from substance abuse, PTSD, and other co-occurring behavioral health issues. Treatment is exclusively for IAFF members. 

    First Responder Support Network
    The mission of the First Responder Support Network is to provide educational treatment programs to promote recovery from stress and critical incidents experienced by first responders and their families.

    Heroes Health Initiative
    Heroes Health is a free mobile application from the UNC School of Medicine that allows healthcare workers and first responders to track their mental health and access mental health resources. 

    McLean Hospital
    The LEADER (Law Enforcement, Active Duty, Emergency Responder) program at McLean Hospital provides specialized mental health and addiction services, designed specifically for men and women in uniform.

    Penn Medicine Princeton Health
    First Responder Treatment Services providing inpatient addiction and mental health services to address the unique behavioral health needs of police and corrections officers, military personnel, firefighters, paramedics, and EMTs.

    Warriors Heart
    Inpatient addiction and chemical dependency & PTSD treatment for active military, veterans, and first responders. 
  • Amazon Book Store
    Find resources for first responders, with a range of topics from peer support to mental health care and stress reduction and more in our Amazon bookstore.
  • Supportive Services
    1st Help
    Offers quick access to organizations assisting first responders with a range of topics from peer support to mental health care and financial aid.

    All Clear Foundation
    A comprehensive resource database dedicated to improving the life expectancy and well being of emergency responders and their families.

    24/7 law enforcement officer hotline run by retired law enforcement officers

    First Responder Center for Excellence
    Offers tailored health and wellness resources.

    National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
    Provides resources, support, and family programs.

    National Volunteer Fire Council Share the Load Program
    NVFC’s Share the Load program provides access to critical resources and information to help first responders and their families manage and overcome personal and work-related problems.

    Next Rung
    Links firefighters and first responders to professional or peer resources.

    Offers support for all emergency responders and their families including referrals, self-help tools and educational resources.

    Safe Call Now
    Safe Call Now is a CONFIDENTIAL, comprehensive, 24-hour crisis referral service for all public safety employees, all emergency services personnel and their family members nationwide.

    Serve and Protect
    Dedicated to serving the emotional wellness of public safety professionals, medical providers and their families. Includes 24/7 crisis line. 

    You Responder Strong
    An interactive site that you can personalize with tools and resources for self-care.
  • Wellness Resources
    Coping with Shift Work
    Article about the coping strategies and the psychological effects of shift work. 

    Fitness for First Responders
    7 fitness tips for first responders.

    Nutrition for Shift Work
    Tips for eating healthy with shift work.

    Sleep Matters Initiative
    The Sleep Matters Initiative at Brigham Health offers a wealth of education and tools for sleep hygiene.

    Yoga Shield
    Provides yoga training that is job specific and culturally informed.