Trauma Support Services for Our First Responders

s-l1000In the wake of the recent tragedies and turmoil surrounding our nation’s men and women in blue, Sierra Tucson is partnering with Safe Call Now to help those affected by the police shootings. Post-traumatic stress (PTS) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) cause severe emotional distress, and symptoms often intensify over time. Our Trauma Recovery Team is ready and available to support the victims of these horrific events, as well as their loved ones.

“Following the incomprehensible violence in Dallas and the loss of police lives, we want our first responders to understand there are so many people and organizations who care about and support them, and who are willing to assist in any way possible,” said Sean Riley, president and founder of Safe Call Now—a 24-hour crisis referral service for all public safety employees, emergency services personnel, and their family members.

Sierra Tucson and Safe Call Now have joined forces to provide first responders with individualized treatment that addresses their post-traumatic stress needs. “Our law enforcement officers work hard to protect American citizens each day. We want them to feel supported by the communities they serve, and to know that help is just a phone call away,” said James Seymour, MD, director of Sierra Tucson’s Trauma Recovery Program.

Sierra Tucson offers a safe, supportive environment where individuals can focus on healing from the chaos and terror of a traumatic experience. If you or your loved one is in need of help, our Admissions Coordinators are available 24/7 at (800) 842-4487. To contact Safe Call Now, visit www.safecallnow.org or call (206) 459-3020.

We can help.