A person living with a mental health condition or addiction is commonly told to “just snap out of it.” But living with a mental health or addiction condition isn’t something you just “snap out of.” It requires treatment with medication, therapy, diet, exercise and support.

Resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity and allows you to bounce back from difficult experiences, including the ability to recover from depression, illness and other life stressors.

Responder Resilience

Discusses evidence-based resiliency program that improves and sustains responder behavioral health

International Critical Incident and Stress Foundation (ICISF)

Provides leadership, education, training, consultation, and support services in comprehensive crisis intervention and disaster behavioral health services to the emergency response professions.

National Council on Behavioral Health

Summarizes the study results assessing the Mental Health First Aid program.

Code Green Campaign

Non-profit organization that provides resources and education on EMS mental health.

Mental Health First Aid

An 8-hour 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 mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

National Center for PTSD

Organization dedicated to research and education on trauma and PTSD.

Fire Hero Learning Network

Flexible multi-step process for timely assessment and preclinical response to psychological injuries in individuals to provide support and save lives.

International Association of Suicide Prevention

The largest international organization dedicated to suicide prevention and to the alleviation of the effects of suicide.

American Association of Suicidology

Organization that advances science and programs in suicide prevention through research, education and training, the development of standards and resources, and survivor support services.