You have spent years on the front lines in your neighborhood, fighting crime, saving lives, putting out fires, you have seen things many people will never have to witness. Choosing a career on the police force, as a firefighter or EMT is not for just anyone. It hasn’t been easy. The stress, high stakes, and traumatic events eventually effect any normal person’s state of mind. It is completely common to be experiencing flashbacks, sadness, anxiety, difficult thoughts and feelings, or desensitization. It can leave you feeling lost. It is also common for first responders to use alcohol or drugs to cope with these thoughts and feelings.
First Responders Witness Difficult, Traumatic Events
Specialized Treatment for Emergency Responders
Police, firefighters and EMTs are more likely to deal with substance abuse and mental health issues, but less likely to ask for help. At Atlanta Center for Mental Health we have a special program for police and emergency responders, away from the community’s you serve and protect. Professionals trained specifically on helping with anxiety, depression or PTSD from high stress jobs. Getting help from professionals who understand where you’ve been and what you’ve seen can help you begin your path to healing.
Finally Learn How to Cope
Join other first responders experiencing the exact same issues, for the same reasons. Your time with our professionals and your peers with help you learn how to cope with difficult things you witnessed on the job. Our care coordinators will help you file for FMLA, arrange transportation and create an aftercare plan that works for you. Getting help will only make you stronger, reach out to an admissions specialist today.
YOUR TREATMENT COULD BE COMPLETELY COVERED.
Many private insurance plans can cover the full cost of your stay with little or no out of pocket expense. For a FREE Insurance Verification Check call, chat, or schedule an call back above.
Passion led us here.
You keep what you have by giving it away. Everyone at Foundations feels a deep sense of purpose and fulfillment through helping others in addiction find peace in recovery.
Our Long Term Committment to Your Recovery. Aftercare Planning
The greatest goal of our program is to give each individual the tools and strategies to eliminate or deal with harmful stress and triggers that have affected their lives. We try to maximize the amount of time you are in safe, secure, recovery focused living community. Stressor will remain out there, but we will help you build the ability to deal with them, and find peace and fulfillment while living clean and sober. We will help you plan for the next steps, with input from your entire therapy team. Our medical team, case managers and therapists will be there to advise you through the next steps.
While in treatment our case management specialist works with you to resolve life stressors. Legal, financial, and other issues can be major stumbling blocks for recovering addicts. We aim to clear way and make a clean slate for you to thrive in your early recovery.
From PHP to OP you will stay in our our safe, secure, community of recovery. Our clients are welcome to continue living in our community even after Op completion.
We all know that as many problems get resolved new one can come up. You aftercare planning will focus heavily on providing you the insight and tools to prevent and/or deal with life’s issues in a healthy positive way.