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.
Incidents of mass violence can lead to emotional distress such as overwhelming anxiety, anger and fear. Those who have struggled to recover from past traumatic events may also be at risk if painful memories are triggered. For tips on healthy coping after traumatic events, click here.
¿Le ha afectado un incidente de violencia masiva a usted o a los miembros de su familia? Para obtener más información, recursos y consejos para enfrentar a un desastre de manera saludable, oprima aquí
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.
Although many months have passed since Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc across several states, that doesn’t mean life has gone back to normal for those that experienced the devastation first-hand. There's no timeline for getting over the struggles you have faced but with support you can continue to move forward on the path to recovery.
Click here to learn more about finding strength after Sandy.
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: