First Responder Resources

This page has been developed so first responders have easy access to Mental Health and Substance Abuse benefits information and resources. If you have any difficulties accessing appropriate services, please contact SFHSS EAP at 


First Responder Departments

 Use the resources below to help support your emotional health and well-being.

San Francisco Fire Department

Behavioral Health Unit Phone
(415) 940-5820

Physician’s Office Phone
(415) 558-3446

San Francisco Police Department

BSU 24/7 Phone Number
(415) 837-0875

Peer Support Hotline
(833) 821-9260

San Francisco Sheriff's Department

Peer Support 24/7 Phone Number 
(415) 850-6291

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Support
(415) 654-0114


ComPsych, Employee Assistance Program

For First Responder departments (SFFD, SFPD, SFSO, DEM 911)
(833) 541-2341

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

If you or someone you know needs support now, call or text 988 or chat

Worker's Comp

Worker’s Comp 24/7 Nurse Hotline
(855) 850-2249

First Responder Support Network

  • Treatment
  • Support
  • Training
  • Education

Employee Mental Health & Substance Abuse Benefits

Access your mental health & substance abuse benefits directly without going through your primary care physician, regardless of insurance.

Domestic Violence Hotline

Domestic Violence Hotline  
(800) 799-SAFE (7233)                          

SFHSS Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Employee Assistance Counselors are available for individual confidential counseling and consultations. Email

IAFF Center of Excellence

As a part of your mental health and substance use disorder benefits, SFFD fire fighters and paramedics have in network access to the IAFF Center Of Excellence treatment facility.


RECOGNIZE - When you or someone else needs support and reach out for help.


REFER - Those in need to the appropriate resources.

Additional Mental Well-Being Resources

Free mental health education and support.

San Francisco's Department of Public Health's Behavior Health

The CDC's Mental Health Webpage

Resources for first responders mental well-being

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