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Confidential Mental Health Services

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Confidential Mental Health Services


The COVID-19 pandemic has caused everyone to feel stressed, however, it may be weighing more heavily on our FDNY EMS members. We understand and are aware of this hardship.

FDNY EMS members and their families who need immediate confidential counseling should call 1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355) NYC Well. Don’t wait. Connect with someone who will listen and help. Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

The EMS FDNY Help Fund has partners that can provide treatment on a less immediate basis.

NYC Trauma Recovery Network provides confidential trauma counseling services in the form of EMDR to FDNY EMS members seeking it.


  • EMDR-Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychotherapy approach that was designed to treat trauma, by alleviating the distress associated with traumatic memories. It is a short-term therapy where processing every detail of the incident is not necessary in order to heal and have relief.

  • National Institute for Psychotherapies can provide longer term psychotherapy, EMDR, medication consults, etc.

  • THE WEILL CORNELL MEDICINE CENTER FOR TRAUMA AND ADDICTION is an outpatient, evidence based mental health treatment program that focuses on healing developmental and adult trauma.

  • The EMS FDNY Help Fund has raised funds to pay for associated costs not covered by insurance, apply for assistance now.


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