Whether it’s from the economy or a natural disaster, or you’re recovering from an accident or illness, these strategies will get you started and help see you through to better times.

Informational + Therapeutic Resources - Disaster + Trauma Related
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Disaster Distress Helpline

Phone: 1-800-985-5990

Text: ‘TalkWithUs’ for English or ‘Hablanos’ for Spanish to 66746

Crisis Text Hotline

Text “HELLO” to 741741

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information on emergency preparedness and coping resources.

The American Red Cross

Tips for taking care of your emotional health after a disaster.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Information to help you cope after a disaster.

Informational + Therapeutic Resources - General

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

(800) 789-2647

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

(800) 826-3632

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill 

(703) 524-7600

National Empowerment Center

(800)-power2u (800)TDD-POWER (TDD)

National Mental Health Consumers’ Self-Help Clearinghouse

(800) 553-4539 [email protected]

National Technical Assistance Center (NATC)

National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors


Institute for Mental Health National

Information on trauma recovery available in English and Spanish

The National Center for Trauma-Informed Care

The American Red Cross

Disaster relief and preparedness materials in 15 different languages and referrals to local Red Cross offices.

Your State Office of Mental Health

Websites provide resources for referral as well as online and hard-copy publications.

Your City Deptartment of Mental Health

Referrals to local resources and government-supported programs

Wellness for Makers 

“I felt the strong support of a caring community of craftspeople and craft advocates, friends and family. It made a huge difference in my will to rebuild.”

Jewelry Artist and Beneficiary Valerie Hector

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