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First Responders are Dying more by Suicide

than in the Line of Duty.

Badges United Foundation aims to enhance the overall well-being of First Responders and their Significant others by providing activities centered around positive mental health and wellness concepts, education, and resources.

We Provide

Recreational learning events focused on mental health & wellness, financial assistance for mental health care, individual wellness coaching, and mental health treatment resources.

We Support

Our services are offered to former, current, or retired Law Enforcement/Corrections Officers, Fire Fighters, Emergency Medical Personnel, 911 Dispatches, AND their significant others.

Our Goal

We want to reduce the growing epidemic of First Responder suicides and put an end to the stigma surrounding acknowledging and seeking out mental health treatment.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


Immediate Help for Police

Blue H.E.L.P. Inc.

Crisis Text Link: Text ‘BLUE’ to 741741


Immediate Help for Fire/EMS


Share the Load: 1-888-731-3473

Frontline Helpline: 1-866-676-7500

Financial Medical Assistance

If you need immediate financial assistance for your insurance deductible, click here to submit an application.

Discover More Resources

Review options and identify contact information for additional mental health, wellness, and emergency resources by industry.

How Can We Help?

View Our Upcoming Events in D.C.

Join group activities designed to get you moving and focused on your mental health. Events are free for First Responders and their significant others.

Invite Us to Your Organization

We can provide wellness and mental health education at your location that is focused on, and specific to- First Responders.

Wellness Coaching

Badges United offers a variety of services focused on mental health and wellness, driven by our personal struggles as former First Responders.

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Volunteer at an event, donate event space, or more! Discover a variety of ways you can help us achieve our mission.

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