Philadelphia Fire Department Employee Assistance Program
Resource Guide: Philadelphia Fire Resource Guide
Philadelphia Fire Department: Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides a 24/7 confidential counseling unit with access to mental health professionals and services for family members. Philadelphia Fire Department EAP. Call 215-685-4357 to connect with us.
NeuroFlow Referral Network
Website: Brightside Health
Description: Brightside offers plans that cover virtual medication management, therapy and both. Brightside is a good virtual option for all severity levels. Brightside is in network nationally with Cigna, Allegiance, Aetna, UHC, and Optum.
Website: Lifestance Health
Description: Lifestance offers both in person and virtual therapy and psychiatry services. Lifestance has clinicians who cover many specialties including couples counseling, eating disorders, and OCD. Lifestance is in network with many insurances across the country.
Local 22 Resources
Website: Peer Support>
Description: The mission of the Peer Support Program (PSP) is to offer confidential assistance and support to all Local 22 members and their families, during times of personal need or due to traumatic incidents. The PSP augments the Local’s and PFD’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) but does not replace psychological treatment. The objective of the PSP is to minimize psychological trauma that Local 22 members and their families may experience throughout their career and render assistance in an attempt to accelerate normal recovery to abnormal events, some of which are unique to Firefighters and EMS providers.
Local 22 Peer Support Committee:
Tommy Kane – (215) 917-7236
Mike Yaeger – (215) 514-5288
John Stankiewicz – (215) 833-9675
Local 22 IAFF – (215) 440-4400
Crisis Resources & Hotlines
Website: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Description: This is a confidential, toll-free, 24-hour suicide prevention hotline. Call 1-800-273-TALK to receive support and local referrals.
Description: The Veterans Crisis Line provides confidential help for Veterans, Service Members, and their families.
Website (and online chat): Veteran Crisis Line >
Phone: 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1
Website: National Domestic Violence Hotline
Description: The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides 24/7 counseling and support to victims of domestic violence and abuse at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233). You can also chat online at the website above.
Website: The Trevor Project
Description: The Trevor Project’s trained counselors are here to support 24/7. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call the TrevorLifeline now at 1-866-488-7386. Text and online chat is available on the website above.
Therapy & Treatment Finder
Website: SAMHSA National Helpline
Description: This treatment referral and information service is confidential, free, and available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in English and Spanish for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
Mental Health Organizations
Description: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is charged with improving the quality and availability of treatment and rehabilitative services in order to reduce illness, death, disability, and the cost to society resulting from substance use disorders and mental illnesses.
Description: The National Association of Mental Illness is the largest nationwide mental health advocacy grassroots organization with hundreds of state organizations, affiliates and volunteers. It is a hub for support groups, free education, raising awareness and building community.
Description: The website of the current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) provides complementary information to its print edition about the classification, assessment, symptoms and treatment of mental disorders.
Website: Mental Health America
Description: Mental Health America’s (MHA’s) programs and initiatives fulfill its mission of promoting mental health and preventing mental illness through advocacy, education, research and services. MHA’s national office and its 200+ affiliates and associates around the country work every day to protect the rights and dignity of individuals with lived experience and ensure that peers and their voices are integrated into all areas of the organization.
Description: The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) raises awareness, funds scientific research and provides resources and aid to those affected by suicide.