Support Organizations for Police

Support Organizations for Police

Cop Line: Website: www.copline.org Phone: 1-800-Cop-Line

A confidential national law enforcement officer hotline that is operated by peer-support counselors on a 24/7 basis.

The Badge of Life:

Website: http://www.badgeoflife.com Contact: Ron Clark at badgeoflife@gmail.com

A non-profit 501(c)3 organization with the mission of lessening the impacts of both stress and trauma upon police officers and retirees.  Trauma, in particular, can lead to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and suicide. Badge of Life is also committed to providing accurate statistics and profile information on police suicides in the United States.

International Conference of Police Chaplains

Website: http://www.icpc4cops.org/ Phone: (850) 654-9736

An international, professional membership organization made up of chaplains and liaison officers from different faith groups and law enforcement agencies.

International Critical Incident Stress Foundation

Website: http://www.icisf.org  Phone: (410) 750-9600

The mission of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, Inc. is to provide leadership, education, training, consultation, and support services in comprehensive crisis intervention and disaster behavioral health services to the emergency response professions, other organizations, and communities worldwide.

First Responder Support Network

Website: www.frsn.org Email: wcpr2001@gmail.com Phone: (415) 721-9789

Provide first responders and their families tools to reduce personal and family stress, encourage appropriate career decisions and reduce the effects of traumatic incident stress on an individual’s life. The key components of FRSN are the 6-day residential treatment for first responders, also known as the West Coast Post-trauma Retreat (WCPR), and the 6-day program for significant others & spouses (SOS).

FRSN is a collaboration of first responder peers (included but not limited to police, fire, corrections, dispatch, and emergency medical services), SOS peers, culturally competent mental health clinicians, and chaplains; all of these individuals volunteer their time.

Safe Call Now

Website: https://www.safecallnow.org Phone: (206) 459-3020.

A confidential crisis hotline, which is operated 24/7 by individuals vetted to support first responders.

Survive First

Website: https://survivefirst.us

A resource for first responders and their families to speak confidentially with former law enforcement officers, fire fighters, first responder professionals and / or mental health care providers who are familiar with your line of work. All communication is confidential with comprehensive assistance and planning for mental health support. No first responder is alone. There is help. We are here.

 

Support Organizations for Police Families

The National Alliance for Law Enforcement Support (formerly Wives Behind the Badge)

Website: http://nalestough.org Email: info@nalestough.org Phone: (559) 392-9868,

A non-profit organization dedicated to providing resources and emotional support to law enforcement officers and their families, and serving as a positive voice for law enforcement in the community.

National Police Wife Association:  Website: http://nationalpolicewivesassociation.org

Email: admin@nationalpolicewivesassociation.org

A non-profit organization that supports law enforcement spouses and families and provides resources to those new to the law enforcement community. NPWA is dedicated to helping individuals face the daily struggles of being in a law enforcement relationship. Website:

The Police Wife Life: Website: http://www.thepolicewifelifeblog.com

Dedicated to support law enforcement officers and focused on bringing awareness, as well as creating respect of officers from the public. Additionally, TPWL is a national online community that offers support to those in law enforcement, spouses, family, or loved ones.

Significant Others and Spouses (S.O.S.)

Website: http://www.frsn.org/retreats/significant-others-and-spouses Phone: (415) 721-9789

The SOS residential program is for emergency responder partners and spouses who have been affected by their loved one’s critical incidents (resulting in secondary or vicarious trauma), but may also be experiencing symptoms of depression or anxiety and need a program to address their needs.

Canada

Badge of Life Canada

Website: http://badgeoflifecanada.org Email: info@badgeoflifecanada.org

“Badge of Life Canada is a peer-led, charitable volunteer organization committed to supporting police and corrections personnel who are dealing with psychological injuries diagnosed from service. Providing a national online resource hub, fostering the development of peer-led support resources, develop a national training and resource network, and advancing the public’s understanding of operational stress injuries, including post-traumatic stress and suicide prevention.”

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