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Helpful Resources


Addiction Links

Gamblers Anonymous
Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from gambling problems.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Glenbeigh Treatment Center
Glenbeigh is a nationally recognized drug and alcohol treatment center, located in the northeast corner of Ohio. Our extensive treatment center offers a spacious, modern environment for learning, healing and taking the necessary steps toward recovery.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
Narcotics Anonymous is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. NA is open to all drug addicts regardless of the particular drug or combination of drugs used. NA members share their successes and challenges in overcoming active addiction.

Marworth Treatment Center
Marworth Treatment Center is a nationally recognized leader in alcohol and chemical dependency treatment programs. Marworth is one of the only treatment centers in the country specifically designed to assist Police Officers and Firefighters who are addicted to drugs and alcohol.

Mirmont Treatment Center
Mirmont Treatment Center is a nationally recognized leader in alcohol and chemical dependency treatment programs. Mirmont is one of the few treatment centers in the country specifically designed to assist Police Officers and Firefighters who are addicted to drugs and alcohol.

Bottles and Badges Group - Philadelphia Chapter
The Bottles and Badges group exists to assist Law Enforcement Officers in matters concerning alcoholism. There are no dues or fees for membership. The B & B group has no affiliation with any police department or treatment facility. The Bottles and Badges group is a confidential meeting.

Love First

Intervention can break the cycle of alcoholism or drug addiction. Whether you hire a professional interventionist or do the intervention on your own with guidance, you'll find the resources here to move forward with confidence.

In the Rooms - Global Recovery Community
An online resource for recovering people who can set up a profile with relative anonymity and have access to various sorts of online meetings/ Whether you're sober, clean, or seeking help with your drug addiction or alcoholism, we welcome you, and will connect you with other people who share YOUR addiction, in YOUR local area, and all across the world!

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Benefit Links

Highmark Blue Shield
Highmark Blue Shield provides Members access to information regarding their benefits (Indemnity or PPO). Highmark Blue Shield also assists in finding a provider (psychologist/psychiatrist) in the area of where you live.

Wageworks
This website provides information related to the “Health Reimbursement Arrangement” (HRA) Plan, which is offered only to PSP Members and their immediate families as part of their benefit package. If you have questions concerning your HRA, please call WageWorks customer service at 1-877-924-3967, Monday through Friday 8a.m. to 8p.m.

Live and Work Well (SEAP)
Live and Work Well is an offshoot of United Behavioral Health (UBH). This information is administrated by UBH and offers numerous resources on life changes, health and wellness, work and career, family relationships, and also aids in finding a mental health clinician. The access code to enter this website is: Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Employees Benefit Trust Fund
The Pennsylvania Employees Benefit Trust Fund administers health care benefits to eligible Commonwealth of Pennsylvania employees, retirees, and their dependents.

Military Veterans Links

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides information on services and benefits offered to Veterans.

 

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Elder Care Links

Hospice Net
Hospice Net provides comprehensive services and resources to help loved ones find rest and comfort while dying. Hospice care is provided to patients who have a limited life expectancy.

Pennsylvania Department of Aging
The Pennsylvania Department of Aging is an advocate for the interests of older Pennsylvanians at all levels of local government. Their mission is to enhance the quality of life of older Pennsylvanians by empowering the community, the family, and the individual.

 

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Mental Health Links

Pennsylvania Department of Health
The Pennsylvania Department of Health promotes the health and well-being of Pennsylvania citizens since 1905. Their website offers education and information concerning a multitude of health issues concerning you and your family. Web visitors can quickly and conveniently access current health statistics, browse through the Departments catalog publications, request a copy of a birth certificate, locate the nearest local health department, and learn the latest information on public health issues.

United States Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration builds resilience and facilitates recovery for people with or at risk for substance abuse and mental illness.   

National Mental Health Association (NHMA)
The National Mental Health Association is the country’s oldest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness. NHMA works to improve the mental health of all Americans through advocacy, education, research, and service.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to funding research, developing prevention initiatives, and offering educational programs and conferences for survivors, mental health professionals, physicians and the public.

American Association of Suicidology
The American Association of Suicidology site is an education and resource organization dedicated to the understanding and prevention of suicide.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone in suicidal crisis.

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Pension Information Links

State Empoyee's retirement System (SERS)
This is the direct link for the bargaining unit for the civilian employees of the Pennsylvania State Police.

AFSCME - The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO
This is the direct link for the bargaining unit for the civilian employees of the Pennsylvania State Police.


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Miscellaneous Links

Pennsylvania State Troopers Association
This is the direct link for the bargaining unit for the Members of the Pennsylvania State Police.

Cleaning for a Reason
This organization provides women who are undergoing chemotherapy with free house cleaning services up to four months, once per month while they are in treatment.

Cancer Hope Network
The Cancer Hope Network is a national, non-profit organization, offering free, one-on-one emotional support to adult cancer patients and their families. This support is provided via telephone by over 325 trained volunteers who have been through a similar cancer experience, have recovered, and are once again leading productive lives. By giving recently diagnosed patients the Gift of Hope, our survivors help them to successfully cope with their cancer and its treatment.

Concerns of Police Survivors
Concerns of Police Survivors, Inc. provides resources to assist in the rebuilding of the lives of surviving families of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty as determined by Federal criteria.

International Critical Incident Stress Foundation
The International Critical Incident Stress Foundation is a non-profit, open membership foundation dedicated to the prevention and mitigation of disabling stress. The ICISF provides education, training and support services for all Emergency Services professions; continuing education and training in Emergency Mental Health Services for the Mental Health Community; and consultation in the establishment of Crisis and Disaster Response Programs for varied organizations and communities worldwide.

Highmark Caring Place
The Highmark Caring Place is dedicated to children, adolescents, and their families who have lost a loved one. Children and their families can share their feelings of grief and memories of their loved ones and know that hope and healing are possible.

Compassionate Friends
Compassionate Friends assists families towards positive resolution of grief following the death of a child at any age and to provide information to help others be supportive.

Gay and Lesbian National Hotline
Dedicated to meeting the needs of the gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgender community. This site offers information and confidential counseling for cities across the US.

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV)
This site advocates on behalf of battered women, coordinates a statewide network of community-based programs in every county of the Commonwealth, focuses on public information, training, and education. PCADV is the first domestic violence coalition in the country.

The Battered Women's Justice Project offers training, technical assistance, and consultation on the most promising practices of the criminal and civil justice system in addressing domestic violence. Staff attorneys and advocates can provide information and analyses on effective policing, prosecuting, sentencing, and monitoring of domestic violence offenders.

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence includes information concerning coalition building at the local, state, regional and national levels; support for the provision of community-based, non-violent alternatives - such as safe home and shelter programs - for battered women and their children.

Consumer Credit Counseling Service
A member of the National Foundation for Consumer Credit Corporation, this organization will help devise a money spending program to help your manage your money in better ways and can provide a systematic debt repayment for those with financial difficulties.

Money's Best Friend
A web site just for Pennsylvanians. On this site you can find resources to help deepen your understanding of financial issues, deal with major milestones in life, and connect with state and local services to help you make the most of your hard-earned money.

The International Association Of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
This web site promotes saftey and wellness for officers as they move through the stages of their career.

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