Help is Only a Call Away

If you, a fellow emergency responder, or a family member is experiencing excessive stress, depression, anxiety, addiction, or other concerns, help is available. The National Volunteer Fire Council’s (NVFC) award-winning Share the Load™ program provides access to critical resources and information to help emergency services personnel and their families manage and overcome personal and work-related problems. This includes the Fire/EMS Helpline, which offers free 24-hour assistance with issues such as stress, depression, addiction, PTSD, and more. Call the Fire/EMS Helpline at 1-888-731-FIRE (3473). Find out more at