The First Responder Wellness Program is dedicated to the overall health and wellness of a profession that demands the utmost from the public. We provide a complete continuum of care with culturally competent personnel for all first responders, public safety professionals, retirees and their family members nationwide. Through our unique and unmatched services we offer premier modalities of healing with traditional and non-traditional methods and confront the issues that impact the personal and professional lives of those who serve.
At the First Responder Wellness Program we’re here to help fire fighters, police officers, military personnel, corrections officers, EMT’s, dispatchers, nurses, all first responders, public safety professionals, retirees and their family members. Our trained and experienced staff provide you with a variety of services, effective therapies and specialized aftercare programs that can lead to a successful life, family and career.
You’ll work with a wide range of culturally competent specialists who possess vast experiences working with first responders. These professionals bring extensive behavioral health and medical services to our facilities. Others bring “hands-on” experience with the trauma that first responders experience in the field. Together, we provide you with a complete continuum of care for the help you need.
The First Responder Wellness Program provides concierge services and resources designed specifically for first responders, public safety officials, retirees and their family members that identify and concentrate on the core issues that impact those who serve.
If you, someone you love or someone you know needs help, call:
Safe Call Now: 24 Hour Confidential Hotline: 206-459-3020
For more information on the First Responders program: Click here
Or call Shannon Clairemont at 661-466-6352 or Vanessa Stapleton at 304-651-3008
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Sean Riley is the Founder and President of Safe Call Now, a confidential, comprehensive, 24-hour crisis referral service for public safety employees, all emergency services personnel and their family members nationwide. Safe Call Now was started in 2009 after legislation was passed guaranteeing confidentiality nationwide for all who call the Safe Call Now crisis line that is staffed by current and former first responders.
Sean played baseball for San Diego State University and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration. He started his law enforcement career as a San Diego County Deputy Sheriff in 1987 and later relocated to Washington State in 1990. Sean spent over 16 years with the Kirkland Police Department. His many accomplishments include being a member of the International Homicide Investigator's Association, Homicide and Sexual Assault Detective, Interview and Interrogation Specialist, D.A.R.E. Officer, Gang Officer and Certified Training Officer. Riley is also credited with solving one of the first ever elder abuse homicide cases in the nation.
Sean's prominent career in law enforcement ended in 2005 when he could no longer hide his "secret" behind the badge. Sean threw away his almost 20-year stellar police career due to alcohol and drug addiction and was headed towards suicide to become just another unknown statistic. In addition to attending college for substance abuse counseling, Sean worked as a supervisor at a local treatment center where he witnessed many public safety employees coming in and out of treatment. Riley decided to do something about it. From his own experience, he knew that first responders wanted to come forward to help, but due to the stigma attached, they would not. Admitting to a substance abuse or mental health problem is perceived as a sign of weakness and could result in the termination from a noble career. By creating a safe and confidential place to reach out for help, first responders are now coming forward in droves from around the nation to better their lives, better their families and better their careers.
Recognized as a dynamic national keynote speaker, Sean travels throughout the country to share his inspirational story. Coupled with cutting edge, interactive training, Riley hits those once thought of as "taboo" or "controversial" topics head-on.
"Safe Call Now provides education, healthy alternatives, resources and a complete continuum of care to save lives and put families back together. Through a collaborative effort, Safe Call Now has discovered when you provide an opportunity for an individual to get their life and their family back, you get one great employee back out serving the public."
- Sean Riley, Founder/President
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