Are you feeling isolated or anxious during severe winter weather such as extreme cold or heavy snow? You’re not alone! The Disaster Distress Helpline offers 24/7 support, and the American Psychological Association has tips for coping on their Your Mind Your Body blog.
The outbreak of Ebola affecting several countries in west Africa, with limited reported cases in the U.S. and other countries, may lead to feelings of anxiety and confusion, even to the point where it can interfere with your regular routines. This and other tips for “Managing Your Fear About Ebola” from the American Psychological Association are available here.
Over two years have passed since Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc across the tri-state area, but that doesn't mean everyone's life has gone back to normal. Watch and listen to the stories of real people who survived Hurricane Sandy and their continuing struggles in the storm's aftermath. Watch now.
Signs of distress may include any of the following physical and emotional reactions:
The Helpline is staffed by trained counselors from a network of crisis call centers located across the United States, all of whom provide: