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NEW: FEMA Offers Crisis Counseling For RIers After Hurricane Sandy

Monday, November 26, 2012

 

For Rhode Islanders facing recovery from Hurricane Sandy, there are more effects than just to property. Disasters complicate the lives of survivors in many ways, and coping with the trauma and stress of the disaster and recovery process can be a challenge.

FEMA has help: Rhode Islanders feeling anxious or overwhelmed by Hurricane Sandy can find support by calling the Disaster Distress Helpline. The helpline is staffed by trained bilingual crisis counselors who can direct callers to other appropriate resources if needed. To reach a counselor, call 800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746.

To increase understanding of disaster related stress, go to www.fema.gov/coping-disaster where there is information on Recognizing Signs of Disaster Related StressEasing Disaster-Related Stress,Helping Kids Cope with Disaster and A Child's Reaction to Disaster by Age.

 

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