When to seek professional help
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Did you know that roughly 40% of people may experience emotional distress 6 months to a year after a disaster and will need ongoing support services?
- Call the SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 which provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
- Text "TalkWithUs" to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
- Text "Hablanos" to 66746 para hablar en Español.
- TTY 1-800-846-8517
- Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255
- Call the Nebraska Rural Response Hotline (1-800-464-0258) which is provided by the Farm Crisis Response Council through Interchurch Ministries of Nebraska.
- Call the Nebraska Family Helpline at Nebraska Family Helpline 1-888-866-8660 a free resource for parents with kids of all ages. The Nebraska Family Helpline is a service of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.
- There are many ways families can stay strong and connected, despite stressful times.
- To connect with local grief counseling services many local hospitals offer support groups. Also, there are nonprofit organizations and members of local Ministerial Associations may have members dedicated to grief support.
- Check out the Nebraska Network of Care for Behavioral Health to learn more Nebraska’s commitment to bettering the lives of children and families through a statewide system of care for individuals that need public mental health.