Disasters & Terrorism
Understanding the effects of traumatic stress and the normal responses that may follow these abnormal events can help you cope with your thoughts and feelings on the path to recovery.
Counseling available after disasters
Immediate help is available for those affected by, or who may need additional assistance, after experiencing a natural or human-created disaster. The Disaster Distress Helpline is a toll-free, multilingual crisis support service available 24/7 via telephone (1-800-985-5990) and SMS (text ‘TalkWithUs’ to 66746). The Disaster Distress Helpline is a federally funded resource provided by SAMHSA.