Resources

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We’ve compiled a list of trusted resources for you and your family to browse. As you progress through treatment, having access to a variety of informational resources can help you and your family navigate the challenges you might encounter and feel prepared for every aspect of the recovery and wellness journey. From your first day of treatment to your last, our goal at First Responder Wellness is to help make the process easier so you can focus on what matters most — healing to rebuild a better life for you and your loved ones.

First Responder Fellowship Support Groups

Camarillo

Wednesdays
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Eric 805.304.7436 | Tom 805.427.5685

Newport Beach

Mondays
7:00 PM
Cassie 714.485.5328 | Preston 714.209.6298

Hollister

Tuesdays
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Mark 831.313.2185 | Charlie 831.801.5438

San Diego

Wednesdays or Zoom
7:45 PM – 9:00 PM
Mike 858.366.2799 | Matt 774.269.6974

La Jolla

Wednesdays
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Jared 619.414.6216 | Bill 619.818.4250 
Chris 858.775.4060

Zoom (Online)

Thursdays
7:00 PM
Cassie 714.485.5328 | Rey 310.251.2792

Casper, WY

Thursdays
7:00 PM
Zach 307.315.7183

Rialto

Thursdays
7:00 PM
Rich 909.683.1447 | Eddie 909.915.9535 | Art 909.264.7102

Riverside

Tuesdays
7:00 PM
Jeffrey 714.337.1019 | Chris 909.210.7485

Significant Other Peer Support Group

A confidential and safe place for significant others of first responders (spouses, partners, and family members) to find support, share experiences and process the unique dynamics and trauma only first responder families face.

La Jolla
2nd and 4th Thursday
6:00 PM
Patti C. 858.663.3089 | Judy P. 619.873.5450

A confidential and safe place for all first responders and public safety to experience strength, hope, and healing from the unique traumas we face. These groups are made up of 100% first responders. If you would like more information on setting up a support group in your area, please contact Devin O’Day at devin.oday@firstresponder-wellness.com

Next Rung is a federally recognized non-profit owned and operated by active duty firefighters. Our mission is to end firefighter suicide by not only raising awareness of the mental health struggles we face but by taking action to fight them. We provide peer support via talk or text, financial aid for licensed counseling and inpatient treatment of firefighters and spouses, and monetary donations to families of firefighters lost to suicide. Together, we can break the stigma and conquer firefighter suicide, call 1-833-698-7864.