DISASTER DISTRESS HELPLINE

DISASTER DISTRESS HELPLINE

 
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Middle Country - MIDDLECOUNTRY
General Information
Description of ServiceOffers specialized crisis counseling and support for anyone struggling with emotional distress related to Hurricane Sandy. Offers 24/7 toll-free, confidential and multilingual hotline and SMS counseling, support and referrals to local community-based resources for Sandy survivors, first responders, and anyone who may be experiencing ongoing distress, anxiety, substance abuse, suicidal thoughts/feelings and other mental health concerns. A program of the U.S. SAMHSA administered by the Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC). Calls and texts are answered by trained crisis counselors of MHA-NYC and MHA-NJ
Geographical AreaNassau, Suffolk
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish; language line available for over 100 languages
 
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsFree
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Elinore McCance-Katz, MD, Ph.D.
Contact's Position Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Physical Site Address 1 5600 Fishers Lane
Physical Site City, State, Zip Rockville, MD 10857
Mailing Address 1 5600 Fishers Lane
Mailing City, State, Zip Rockvile, MD 10857
Main Phone (800)985-5990
TDD Phone (800)846-8517
Other Phone Text- TALKWITHUS to 66746
Web Address www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (SAMHSA)
Affiliated Program: DISASTER DISTRESS HELPLINE
This Service: DISASTER DISTRESS HELPLINE
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Post Disaster Crisis Hotlines (TH-2600.6500-650)