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Mental Health Stand Down Resource List

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First responders are nearly 10 times as likely to contemplate suicide than other adults, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Join IRMA’s Fire Chief’s Steering Committee in adopting a Mental Health Stand Down week each May. This resource list will assist departments in planning this effort.
 

Illinois-Specific Programs:

  Illinois Fire Service Institute First Responder Resiliency Program
   

Illinois Firefighter Peer Support Group, 855-907-8776

   

Illinois Department of Human Services

 

RE;ACT 4 Ryan, 708-797-3228 

  

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

  
Northern Illinois Critical Stress Management Team (NICISM), 800-225-CISD (2473)

 

 National Programs:

International Association of Fire Fighters

 

Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance, 847-209-8208

 

National Volunteer Fire Council:  Share the Load, 888-731-3473

  

Code Green Campaign

  
Safe Call Now, 206-459-3020

 

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

 

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration


Mental Health America