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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Coping with Stress

When something threatens our health and well-being, people often people react with increased anxiety, worry and anger. With support from community and family, most of us bounce back. However, some may need extra assistance to cope with unfolding events and uncertainties. If you are experiencing emotional distress due to the storm, call the National Disaster Distress Helpline. This toll-free, multilingual, crisis support service is available 24/7 via telephone (1-800-985-5990) and SMS (text ‘TalkWithUs’ to 66746).
 

For individuals and families

For health professionals and counselors

  • This page last reviewed: February 05, 2016