June 2014

On behalf of the members of the Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics, Local 4724 I am pleased to welcome you to our website. Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Local 4724 is an International Association of Fire Fighters, AFL-CIO, CLC affiliated labor union. Local 4724 proudly represent the Fire Fighters/EMT’s and Paramedics of the City of New Berlin and Town of Brookfield in Wisconsin.

Local 4724 provides a substantial range of services to our member’s which include but are not limited to, representation in grievance procedures, advice and assistance in worker’s compensation cases, health and safety matters, pension issue’s and contract negotiations.

I encourage you to spend time exploring our website; learn more about what we do, where we are in your community, and how we can be of service to you. Our website is designed to provide you with up-to-date information and education as it relates to issues that directly affect our members.

If we can be of any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us through the links provided.

Thank you for visiting our website and taking the opportunity to learn more about our organization.

In Solidarity,
Jason M. Shields-President

IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery

The IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery is a one-of-a-kind addiction treatment facility specializing in PTSD for IAFF members – and IAFF members only – who are struggling with addiction, PTSD other related behavioral health challenges to receive the help they need in taking the first steps toward recovery. It is a safe haven for members to talk with other members who have faced or overcome similar challenges.

Care for your unique needs

If you’re struggling with post-traumatic stress along with co-occurring depression, anxiety or substance abuse disorders, you need treatment from professionals who understand the fire service culture and the unique pressures of your job. The IAFF Center of Excellence connects you to best-practice, evidence-based therapies delivered by clinicians who understand the types of trauma you experience on a day-to-day basis.

Completely confidential treatment

Center staff cannot discuss your treatment with anyone — your fire department, family or friends — unless given explicit permission by you. This applies before, during and after your stay at the IAFF Center of Excellence.

Our Partner: Advanced Recovery Systems

With seven treatment centers across the United States, the continuum of care provided by Advanced Recovery Systems is unsurpassed. The IAFF has partnered with Advanced Recovery Systems to provide members with specialized treatment for the everyday stressors that trigger PTSD, behavioral health disorders and substance abuse.

IAFF CENTER OF EXCELLENCE

13400 Edgemeade Rd
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
(301) 327-1955
www.iaffrecoverycenter.com