If you are having difficulty coping with the effects of Hurricane Harvey…

Calendar Icon Updated January 17, 2019

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration operates the Disaster Distress Helpline.  For immediate help, call 1-800-985-5990, 24/7, 365-day-a–year.  It is a national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. 

This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. 

Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.

For more details you can also visit the SAMHSA website here.

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