Behavioral Health Crisis Portal
Fighting the Fire that Keeps Burning
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 to lend a listening ear. No matter who you call, know that it is strictly confidential and won’t be shared with your coworkers, Captains, or Chiefs. Below is a list of resources that you can call on any time, day or night.
Safe Call Now is a 24/7 crisis referral service for all public safety employees and family members 206-459-3020.
Suicide.org is a national suicide prevention 24/7 lifeline. You can call 800-273-8255, or if you don't want to talk to someone on the phone but would rather text someone, text “START” to 741741.
Additionally, NC LEAP is the North Carolina Law Enforcement Assistance Program you can use by dialing 911 or going to the nearest hospital and let them know you need to see the psychiatrist on call.
Nonurgent Need Resources
If you aren’t in immediate crisis, but need some assistance, below is a list of resources available to you.
North Carolina Firefighter Peer Support is a 24/7 hotline. Team members are made up of local NC firefighters who have gone through special peer support training. Call 855-762-7337 (855-7NC-PEER)
The First Responder Assistance Program can provide resources and referrals to first responders and their families for issues such as as stress management, depression, family conflict, grief or loss, relationships, finance, addiction, gambling, child or elder care. Call (855) 207-1747
Share The Load National Volunteer Fire Council is also a support program for Fire and EMS. Call 888-731-3473 (toll free)
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.
- NCPS Resource List for Therapy
- Psychology Today Counselor Search
- Finding A Therapist
- Everyone Goes Home
- Behavioral Health Alliance
- Active Minds
- International Critical Incident Stress Foundation
- Suicide Risk Wallet Cards
- Exploring Ways to Talk to Someone Who is Suicidal
- Depression Resources
- Alcoholics Anonymous
- Drug Abuse Resources
- Anxiety Resouces
- Insomnia Resources