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It is Hook's mission to be a vessel in which those who may be struggling can reach out to their peers and begin their journey toward RECOVERY and the REDISCOVERY of the purpose and passion their lives.  It is not a weakness, it is a STRENGTH that allows you to reach out.  We know what you face. Let us face it TOGETHER.

You are not alone.   


National Suicide Prevention Hotline

1(800)-273-TALK or 988


The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay offers a lifeline of support via the first responder hotline to speak confidentially with counselors trained to support first responders in crisis.


1-866-4FL-HERO (1-866-435-4376)

First Responder Hotline

Safe Call Now

Safe Call Now is a resource for public safety employees to speak confidentially with officers, former law enforcement officers, public safety professionals and/or mental
healthcare providers who are familiar with your line of work.




COP2COP Peer and clinical support services provided 24/7 by law enforcement professionals, psychologists / social workers and retired law enforcement volunteers.


1-866-COP-2COP (1-866-267-2267)

Operation Restore is a 3-night, 4-day program held at the Franciscan Center in Tampa.  First responders receive personal, confidential treatment after experiencing critical incidents, line of duty deaths, and the general effects of pressure throughout their careers.  Attendance by approved nominees is 100% funded through Hook-A-Hero.


Operation Restore

 Sergeant Jonathan Black experienced personal tragedy with the loss of his daughter and the loss of four first responder friends to suicide. He wanted people to know there was always another choice than suicide and that asking for help was not a sign of weakness.

First Responder Support Network:
National Suicide Prevention:
S.H.A.R.E. Meditations (specifically created for first responders) from Code 9 Project free on iTunes, Google Play or Amazon music


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