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The LGBTQ+ community is diverse and strong, but may be disproportionately at-risk for suicidal feelings and other mental health struggles because of the discrimination and prejudice they too often are up against. It can be even more of a struggle for criminal justice professionals in the LGBTQ community. This section has information and resources for yourself and to help support loved ones. You are NOT alone!

[Click on resources below to be directed to their webpage]

 

 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

  • Call or text 988

  • Free and confidential national suicide prevention line, 24/7/365

Lenape Valley Foundation First Responder Support Team (FiRST)

  • 267-893-5400

  • Peer support for job stress, family issues, financial concerns and drug/alcohol issues.

  • Free and confidential, 24/7/365

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

  • 1-800-273-8255

  • Know the suicide risk factors and warning signs as well as other important information by visiting their site.

 

National Alliance on Mental Illness

  • 1-800-950-NAMI

  • Text NAMI to 741741

  • NAMI is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. A variety of resources are available on their site.

 

The Trevor Project

  • 1-866-488-7386

  • Text START to 678-678

  • Trained counselors supporting young persons in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe & judgment-free place to talk, 24/7.

 

Call and Text Lines Specific to Law Enforcement

 

Crisis Text Hotline

  • Law Enforcement officers text BLUE to 741741
    Non-law enforcement text TALK to 988

  • Crisis Text Line is independent of any Police Department and offers crisis counseling services via text messaging. 

 

Copline

 

Call and Text Lines Specific to Military Members and Veterans

 

VA Mental Health Services

 

 

Treatment Center Programs for First Responders and Military Members in the Greater Philadelphia Area

 

Penn Medicine Princeton House First Responder Treatment Services

  • 1-888-437-1610

  • This inpatient mental health, withdrawal management and co-occurring (psychiatric plus substance use disorder diagnoses) treatment service focuses on the whole person, using the mind-body-spirit connection and one-to-one counseling. Treatment includes an evaluation by a board certified psychiatrist, an individualized treatment plan, around-the-clock nursing care, group and individual therapy, family therapy and education, medication management, nutrition counseling, and expressive therapies. A fitness gym is also available. Our dedicated Director of Clinical Services for First Responders, a former police officer and U.S. Army Reserve veteran, works closely with each patient and the other members of the treatment team throughout the course of treatment.

 

Livengrin First Responders Addiction Treatment (FRAT)

  • 1-866-303-1982

  • Our First Responders Program specializes in treating emergency responders and military veterans on our private 44-acre campus in Bucks County, PA. This one-of-a-kind program supports First Responders and their families to face this challenge in their life with the same courage, respect and sense of duty that they have dedicated to their career and community