Substance Abuse Hotline for IAFF Members


866-965-3074 | 24/7, Toll-Free, Completely Confidential


Addiction doesn’t have to be the end of your story. If you or an IAFF member you know is struggling with an addiction to prescription pills or other illicit substances, help is closer than you think. The IAFF Center of Excellence’s hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help fire fighters, paramedics and the people close to them understand substance abuse and explore treatment options at our IAFF exclusive facility.

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What Is a Substance Abuse Hotline for IAFF Members?

Substance abuse hotlines for IAFF members serve as sources of information about addiction and recovery treatment for fire fighters, paramedics and the people who love them. The IAFF Center of Excellence’s substance abuse hotline offers around-the-clock support for addiction and co-occurring issues  like PTSD, depression and anxiety.

When Should I Call a Substance Abuse Hotline

If you or an IAFF member you know is struggling with an addiction to prescription pills or illicit drugs, a substance abuse hotline for IAFF members can answer your questions and help you explore possible treatment options. In cases of immediate life-and-death situations involving drugs, call 911  immediately.

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What Questions Will I Be Asked When I Call a Substance Abuse Hotline for IAFF Members?

  • How long have you been a fire fighter or paramedic?
  • How long have you been an IAFF member?
  • How long have you been using drugs?
  • Which drugs do you use?
  • How often do you use drugs?
  • Have you struggled with addiction before?
  • Do you have a family history of addiction?
  • Do you struggle with any mental health disorders, including PTSD, anxiety or depression?
  • Are you interested in seeking treatment for drug addiction?

Is the Phone Call Private?

Yes. All calls on our substance abuse hotline for IAFF members are completely confidential. The information you disclose to our call center representatives will not be communicated to your co-workers, local fire station or loved ones unless you give us explicit permission to do so or choose to share it with them yourself. If you call on behalf of an IAFF member, we will not contact them unless you ask us to.

Can I Start Treatment When I Call?

Our primary goal at the IAFF Center of Excellence is to connect IAFF members to the comprehensive treatment they need for addiction and substance use. Because of this, those who are ready to enter into recovery can start the enrollment process at the IAFF Center of Excellence as soon as they call.

Additional Free National Hotline Numbers

Emergency
  • 911
  • Available 24 Hours a Day
The National Poison Control Center
  • 800-222-1222
  • Available 24 Hours a Day
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
  • 800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Available 24 Hours a Day
The National Mental Health Association
  • 800-969-6642
  • Available During Business Hours

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