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
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, the Disaster Distress Helpline encourages you and your loved ones to spend a few minutes each day taking steps to improve or strengthen your emotional wellbeing, which may help you get through tough times like disasters.
Click here for daily wellness tips on our Facebook page.
A few months have passed since Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc across the tri-state area, but that doesn't mean your life has gone back to normal. There's no timeline for getting over the struggles you have faced but with support you can continue to move forward and resume routines.
Click here to learn more about finding strength after Sandy.
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.
Severe and ongoing droughts can result in significant economic losses to those whose livelihoods depend on weather or climate conditions and can cause emotional distress such as overwhelming anxiety and constant worrying. Click here to learn more.
A sido usted o un miembro de su familia afectado por una sequia. Para obtener más información, recursos y consejos para enfrentar un desastre de manera aludable, oprima aquí
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:
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