As we approach the one-year anniversary of the tragic shooting in Newtown, it’s common for feelings of anxiety, anger and fear to resurface in children and adults. For healthy coping tips, family resources and emotional support, click here.
Have recent severe storms left you feeling alone?
Severe storms that produce tornadoes, strong wind gusts, lightning strikes, flash floods and other damaging effects can trigger emotional distress in those that experience them. Click here to learn more.
Disaster Distress Helpline celebrates the thousands of women and men who tirelessly serve communities impacted by disasters and help their neighbors move forward on the path to recovery! It's important to remember that disaster workers and volunteers need mental health support, too. Click here to learn more.
One year after Hurricane Sandy, many are still feeling sadness, emptiness and uncertainty. If you or a loved is having difficulty coping, click here to find support and learn more about adjusting to life after Sandy.
Anxious about Hurricane Season?
Hurricanes and Tropical Storms can cause emotional distress such as overwhelming anxiety, constant worrying, and difficulty sleeping. Click here to learn more.
¿Le ha afectado un huracán o tormenta tropical a usted o a los miembros de su familia? Para obtener más información, recursos y consejos para hacer frente a un desastre de manera saludable, haga clic aquí.
Affected by the floods in Colorado?
Floods are the most common type of disaster in the US, and they have the potential to cause long-term distress for those affected. Learn more here.
Signs of distress may include any of the following physical and emotional reactions:
The Helpline is staffed by trained counselors from a network of crisis call centers located across the United States, all of whom provide: