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First Responders Resources

Throughout the entire pandemic, our state’s first responders have worked tirelessly to keep our communities safe. With the fall of Surfside condominium, our first responders have once again stepped up to find survivors. Words cannot express how thankful we are for you. First responders are heroes. If you are a first responder and are in need of emotional support, below are mental health resources to assist.



  • FBHA Members' Crisis Toll-Free Lines
  • SAMHSA's Disaster Distress Helpline
    • 1-800-985-5990 for text TALKWITHUS to 66746
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    • 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
    • Support is available in English and in Spanish
  • Florida Veterans Support Line
    • 1-844-693-5838
  • Crisis Text Line
    • Text HELLO to 741741
Online Resources
Mental Health First Aid:

Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses.