Code 9 Project provides support for first responders, veterans

Many feeling hopeless and helpless

First responders are always on the front line, putting themselves at risk to help those in need. Their high-stress jobs are even more difficult during the COVID-19 pandemic, and many say they’re feeling hopeless and helpless.
First responders are always on the front line, putting themselves at risk to help those in need. Their high-stress jobs are even more difficult during the COVID-19 pandemic, and many say they’re feeling hopeless and helpless.

ORLANDO, Fla. – First responders are always on the front line, putting themselves at risk to help those in need. Their high-stress jobs are even more difficult during the COVID-19 pandemic, and many say they’re feeling hopeless and helpless.

The Code 9 Project is a nonprofit organization that provides support for first responders, veterans and their families through various resources.

New 6 anchor Bridgett Ellison recently spoke with the president and co-founder, Brandielee Baker, NLPMP, about how the organization is responding to first responders’ needs. You can watch the interview in the video player above.

Find out more at The Code 9 Project or call the national helpline, open 24/7 for all frontline workers, first responders and veterans, at 844-HOPE-247.


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You can catch Emmy Award-winning anchor, Bridgett Ellison, on News 6 Mornings, News 6 at Nine and News 6 at Noon.