Contact the Disaster Distress Helpline

For anything that is NOT related to immediate crisis counseling, contact us by email, phone, or filling out the Web form.

If you need immediate medical help, call 911.

If you need to speak with a crisis counselor immediately, call 1-800-985-5990. You can also text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor. English speakers in U.S. territories text TalkWithUs to 1-212-461-4635.

Each Disaster Distress Helpline Core Region Center has crisis counselors who are trained to listen and offer support to people in emotional crisis.

For media inquiries regarding the Disaster Distress Helpline, call 1-240-276-2130 to reach the SAMHSA Media Services Team.

For anything else that is NOT related to immediate crisis counseling, do one of the following:

Last Updated: 09/24/2015