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SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline

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The Disaster Distress Helpline is the nation’s first hotline dedicated to providing disaster crisis counseling. The toll-free helpline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This free, confidential, and multilingual crisis support service is available via telephone or text message (1-800-985-5990) to U.S. residents who are experiencing psychological distress as a result of a natural or human-caused disaster.

The helpline’s website provides information on disaster distress in addition to a brochure and wallet card.

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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)