The Heart Behind Our FLY Program
The Freedom Lies in You (FLY) program provides peer-led support groups, psychoeducation and individual counseling to veterans, police officers, and firefighters.
Approximately 47 % of veterans deal with trauma and do not seek support.
Approximately 37 % of Fire and EMT Professionals have thought about taking their life.
Approximately 27 % of Fire and EMT Professionals experience battles with substance abuse
The First Responder typically does not discuss these issues with anyone. The FLY Program is geared towards creating a safe space where First Responders come first.
Let our team give back and serve you through FLY
Freedom lies in each of us. We choose to serve our first responders in ways that honor their individual beliefs and values. We choose to stand up for their freedom and perseverance as they recover from unseen wounds. Our first responder peer supports are here for you.
More Police Officers
Police officers die by suicide at a rate of 18 per 100,000 officers, which is more than twice the rate of suicide among the general population. This is higher than the rate of officers killed in the line of duty, which is at 11 per 100.
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According to a study conducted by the US Department of Veterans Affairs in 2016, about 20% of veterans experience mental health issues, including depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and anxiety.
It is estimated that approximately 15-20% of firefighters experience suicidal thoughts at some point in their career.