If life is in danger
Beyond Blue 24/7 crisis support
Fortem Australia during business hours
Workplace giving is a great way to support first responders and their families. This program allows staff to donate a portion of their pre-tax salary, which companies can then match to double the impact.
Your support through our workplace giving program will allow us to expand our services and resources to more first responder families across Australia.
First responder work is inherently stressful. In serving our community, first responders are at increased risk of harm. They experience higher rates of psychological distress, psychological disorders, and suicidal thoughts.
This is why we exist.
Fortem offers a range of free services to first responder families including:
Since 2019 we have supported more than 13,000 first responders and their families across Australia:
participants recommend Fortem and want to take part in another wellbeing activity.
More than half
of participants were more open to mental health support following an activity.
of participants with active PTSD symptoms showed reduction of symptoms to below diagnostic threshold following treatment.