Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration's (SAMHSA) Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
The road to emotional recovery after a natural or human-caused disaster can be long, but you’re not alone.
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network's (NCTSN) section on natural disasters includes psychological first aid, skills for psychological recovery, and helping kids cope.
Emergencies can be overwhelming, particularly for young children. Even in the most difficult of circumstances, families can find strength and resilience within their community.
App developed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) offers first responders immediate access to field resources for aiding disaster survivors. Has the ability to search for and map behavioral health service providers in the impacted area, review emergency preparedness materials, and send resources to colleagues. Resources for intervention with survivors of infectious disease epidemics such as Ebola are now available in the latest version of the app.
While every effort has been made to ensure resources shared are safe and reputable, no resource is endorsed or guaranteed by Utah's Trauma-Resiliency Collaborative or its members. No resource listed is in an any way a substitute for obtaining professional help.
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