RESOURCES

SAFE CALL NOW - 100% confidential resource for public safety employees including Law Enforcement, First Responders, Fire, Corrections, Civilian Support Staff and their families nationwide.  Make a Safe Call Now, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:
(206) 459-3020 Crisis Line 

BADGE OF LIFE - Badge of Life is comprised of a group of active and retired police officers, medical professionals and surviving families of suicides from the United States and Canada.  It's all about mental health for police officers, "It's not just about suicide".  Rather than waiting until an officer is in crisis to act, Safe Call Now teaches how to stay out of emotional trouble in the first place.

CODE GREEN CAMPAIGN - Their primary goal is raising awareness of the high rates of mental health issues, substance abuse, and suicide among first responders and their secondary goal is providing education for responders on how to provide care for themselves and recognize issues in their peers.

FIRST RESPONDER ADDICTION TREATMENT (FRAT) PROGRAM - FRAT offers residential rehab, drug and alcohol detoxification, and outpatient services for those suffering from substance addiction.  They also offer servies to help the family of the addict.

VIPER (VALOR WITH INTEGRITY PROGRAM FOR EMERGENCY RESPONDERS - VIPER is an alcohol and chemical dependency treatment program located in Pennsylvania that is designed specifically for first responders.

POSITIVE CONSTRUCTS - Positive Constructs was founded by Brandielee ("Lee") Baker, a Master Practitioner of NLP.  She specializes in trauma/wellness and communication/behavior.  NLP is remarkably effective for removing trauma patterns.  Lee employs the principles of NLP with other holistic applications of mindfulness training.  This comprehensive approach provides PTSD sufferers with sound resources for restoring quality of life.  Lee's first hand experience with PTSD, as well as her background in EMS and the health and wellness industries, makes her highly effective in helping first responder and military communities.

C.O.P.S.S. - Caring for Survivors through counseling is essential to help them heal from their traumatic loss.  The availability of approriate and affordable mental health resources is crucial and currently lacking.  This arm of the foundation refers survivors to an established network of counselors within the C.O.P.S.S. network that are committed to caring for Law Enforcement Suicide Survivors regardless of their ability to pay. Please contact C.O.P.S.S. at the link above if you would like to be considered for their network or if you are in need of their services.

PRINCETON HOUSE FIRST RESPONDER PROGRAM - First Responder Treatment Services provides a full continuum of inpatient addiction and psychological specialty services within a confidential setting for law enforcement, firefighters, paramedics, EMT's, and military veterans/personnel.  They are an acute care facility with medical and psychiatric services specifically designed to treat PTSD and chronic and acute trauma associated with critical incidents the First Responders confront in the performance of their work.


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