PFFMaine's Behavioral Health Response Program
Updated On: Feb 25, 2021

Firestrong is an independently operated online resource for members of the Fire Service and their families. The mission of Firestrong is to offer mental, emotional, and physical support to each member of the fire department and their families by providing educational tools, resources, crisis intervention assistance (crisis line) and peer support services. The Professional Fire Fighters of Maine has partnered with Firestrong and have incorporated their resources into the PFFMaine’s Behavioral Health Response Program.

Our resources and tools for all PFFMaine Members include:

  • 24/7/365 Independent Fire Crisis Network Line: 602.845.FIRE (3473)
  • Mental health information and assessments
  • Peer support and testimonials with confidentiality
  • Live online chat with professionals
  • Counseling & what to expect FAQs
  • Free counseling services contact our Experts tab on the Landing page
  • Online self-help tool through a partnership with Mindability
  • Education regarding current medical insurance mental health benefits
  • Resources for financial fitness
  • Legal backup options
  • Crisis Intervention steps
  • Member and family services
  • Free mental wellness assessments is designed to be a point of reference for fire service members and their families.  Most of this site is available to anybody and is not restricted in anyway. However, departments can use this site as a starting point for their members and we can have our personalized resources placed on this site for additional support.   The PFFMaine is excited with our new partnership with Firestrong and hope that these resources are helpful to our members and their families in need.