Pulse Nightclub Shooting in Orlando, Florida
We here at MHA-NYC are proud to administer the Disaster Distress Helpline, the first national hotline dedicated to providing year-round disaster crisis counseling. In the aftermath of the recent tragedy in Orlando, Florida, we’d like to remind everyone that this service provides 24/7 crisis counseling and emotional support for anyone struggling with distress or other mental health concerns related to the shootings.
We’ve also rounded up several other resources here:
- Christian Burgess, the Director of the national Disaster Distress Helpline, reflects on the tragedy and reminds everyone that help is available, 24/7 in this video.
- Sarah Vander Schaaff discusses children, PTSD and the tragedy in Orlando in her newest #WriteOnSarah blog.
- Click here to learn more about DDH and incidents of mass violence.
- Click here to read our press release.
If you or someone you know is having trouble coping after the shootings in Orlando, call or text 1-800-985-5990 to speak with a trained counselor.