Counseling Help Available for Brevard County Residents Following Hurricane Matthew

By  //  October 10, 2016

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1-800-985-5990 For A trained crisis counselor

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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Disaster Distress Crisis Management team will provide counseling and support to Brevard County residents experiencing emotional distress related to human-caused or natural disasters such as Hurricane Matthew.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Stress, anxiety and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after disaster.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Disaster Distress Crisis Management team will provide counseling and support to Brevard County residents experiencing emotional distress related to human-caused or natural disasters such as Hurricane Matthew.

Counseling is available through the Disaster Distress Hotline, which is available to everyone.

You may call for yourself or on behalf of someone else at 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.

The Disaster Distress Helpline’s number — 1-800-846-8517 – is available to all hard of hearing and deaf people.

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SAMHSA also has an interpretation service that connects callers with counselors in more than 150 languages. Call 1-800-985-5990 and press 2.

For texting support in Spanish, text Hablanos to 66746.


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