Behavioral Health Crisis Portal
Urgent Need Resources
If you have had a bad call, are experiencing stressors at home, feel like life is too overwhelming, or are having thoughts of suicide, you don’t have to fight alone. No matter how big or small you may feel your problem is, there is someone available 24/7 you can call on to listen. No matter who you call on, know that it is strictly confidential and won’t be shared with your coworkers, Captains, or Chiefs.
Who you can call on any time, day or night:
- 24/7 Crisis referral service for all public safety employees and family members (206) 458-3020
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline- 24/7 hotline (800) 273-8255
- If you don't want to talk to someone on the phone but would rather text someone, Crisis Text line- text “START” to 741741
- Call 911 or go to the nearest hospital and let them know you need to see the psychiatrist on call
- North Carolina Law Enforcement Assistance Program
Nonurgent Need Resources
If you aren’t in immediate crisis, but need some assistance:
- North Carolina Firefighter Peer Support- 24/7 hotline (855) 7NC-PEER. Someone will always answer the phone and get you to the person that can best help you. Team members are made up of local NC firefighters who have gone through special peer support training.
- First Responder Assistance Program - Resources and referrals to first responders and their families for issues regarding:
- Stress Management
- Family Conflict
- Grief & Loss
- Finance & Loans
- Child or Elder Care
- Phone (855) 207-1747 organization is PROVIDENT and NCSFA
- Share The Load National Volunteer Fire Council: A support program for Fire and EMS.
- Seek out a Counselor - Someone who is willing to listen and help you become a better person, no matter what issues you are struggling with.
- Questions regarding going to therapy? Check out this site to answer all the questions you might have about going to see a Counselor.
- Specific counselors in the Raleigh area who have experience with emergency responders and PTSD.
- Psychology Today counselor search- Find a therapist in your area who is covered by your insurance, has experience in emergency services, gender specific, etc.
On Site Treatment Facilities
The Rosecrance Florian Program offers the best opportunity for lasting recovery by incorporating occupational ears of experience at the Chicago Fire Department and 30 years of experience in the field of addiction and mental health, directs the Rosecrance Florian Program. He developed the progfactors into the treatment process. Daniel DeGryse, an active-duty Battalion Chief/EMT with more than 27 yram in collaboration with Dr. Raymond Garcia, a board-certified psychiatrist and addictionologist who is trained and experienced in treating uniformed service personnel for co-occurring disorders.
The On-Site Academy is a non-profit residential treatment and training center for critical incident stress management. We serve emergency service workers who are in distress. Our program is for all law enforcement, fire service, EMS, or other human service personnel who are themselves temporarily overwhelmed by the stress of their jobs, what they have seen, and what they have been through.
The Retreat’s Uniformed Service Program (USP) offers specialized training and support for men and women in uniform (active or retired) who are struggling with serious duty-related problems including PTSD, depression, and addiction.
The Save a Warrior program has changed countless lives through our “War Detox” program, which supports the healing from Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS). We specialize in connecting active duty military, returning veterans, and first responders experiencing psychological trauma.