When you discover a fire, you don’t wait to raise the alarm. So why would you wait to seek help with your mental health? We're here to support you with whatever challenges you are facing, however big or small.
Support that is as individual as you are
We all experience challenging feelings in our lives, they're what makes us human. We are all also affected by different things in different ways; what may be water off one person’s back, may stick with another for a lifetime. Ensuring you get the right support, delivered to you in the right way and at the right time. This is the cornerstone on which our support philosophy is based. We know that everybody is different and that no two people may be affected in the same way by incidents they experience.
What we can offer
Our approach to support is as individual as you are, tailored to best meet your needs. We'll work together to find a solution that best works for you, which may include one or some of the following.
We understand that working in the fire services community brings with it its own unique challenges. We know how your work can affect you and impact your home life and vice versa, all of which can affect your mental wellbeing. That's why we are here to support you with whatever psychological challenges you are facing, so if something is on your mind, talk to us. There is no such thing as "not being bad enough to call us" and no one "deserves our help more" than you do. We're here to help you.
If your life is at risk right now, you feel like you might attempt suicide, or you may have seriously harmed yourself, you need urgent medical help. Please call 999 for an ambulance, go straight to A&E (if it's safe to do so) or call your local crisis team. Mental health emergencies are serious. You are not wasting anyone's time.