Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome Helpline
Self Help Clearinghouse
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American Trauma Society
Provides referrals and educational materials on the prevention of physical traumas. Voice: 1-800-556-7890 (Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-4pm EST) Website: http://www.amtrauma.org Verified: 2/28/2014
Center for Disease Control and Prevention Helpline
Provides information on emergency preparedness and response including bioterrorism, chemical and radiation emergencies, mass casualties, natural disasters, severe weather, recent outbreaks and incidence. Voice: 1-800-232-4636 (Mon.-Fri., 8am-8pm EST) TDD: 1-888-232-6348 Website: http://www.cdc.gov Verified: 2/27/2014
Think First National Injury Prevention Foundation
Aims to prevent brain, spinal cord and other traumatic injuries through education and training. Information for children and teens. Voice: 1-800-844-6556 (Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-5pm CST) Website: http://www.thinkfirst.org Verified: 2/28/2014
Disaster Distress Helpline
Stress, anxiety, and other depression-line symptoms are common reactions after any natural or human caused disaster. Call this toll-free number to be connected to the nearist crisis center for information, support and counseling. Voice: 1-800-985-5900 TDD: 1-800-846-8517 Website: http://disasterstress.samhsa.gov Verified: 2/25/2014
PTSD Foundation of America
Provides hope and healing for the unseen wounds of war. Write: PTSD Foundation of America PO Box 690748 Houston, TX 77269 Voice: 1-877-717-7873 Verified: 1/23/2014
American Red Cross
Provides disaster relief, emergency, health, safety and community services. Voice: 1-800-733-2767 Verified: 2/28/2014
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