Over the past several weeks, communities across the nation have experienced incidents of violence. From Baton Rouge to Dallas, the news of these shootings has been a distressing part of daily life. In response, SAMHSA’s Center for Mental Health Services has reached out to the affected communities offering support and behavioral health resources.
What SAMHSA is doing
SAMHSA released an announcement offering the help of our Disaster Distress Helpline for those who may be affected by the tragedies. Our web site highlights tip sheets and supportive materials for survivors. There, you will find the following guides to help during the difficult times after a traumatic event: