Disaster Distress Helpline

2019-10-07T10:10:43+00:00

Disaster Distress Helpline SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. The Disaster Distress Helpline also answers calls and texts related to infectious disease outbreaks, such as the Ebola outbreak, incidents of community unrest, [...]

Depression Treatment and Support

2019-11-22T20:27:29+00:00

Depression Treatment and Support More than 17 million U.S. adults—over 7% of the population—had at least one major depressive episode in the past year. Left untreated, depression can be devastating for those who have it and their families. Fortunately, with early detection, diagnosis and a treatment plan consisting of medication, [...]

Mental Health Support for Veterans and Active Duty

2019-11-17T22:04:55+00:00

Mental Health Support for Veterans and Active Duty According to a 2014 study, nearly 1 in 4 active duty members showed signs of a mental health condition. On this page we focus on questions that military personnel often ask, concerning treatment resources, disclosure and staying healthy during the [...]

Recognizing the Symptoms of Mental Health Conditions

2019-11-17T21:55:59+00:00

Recognizing the Symptoms of Mental Health Conditions A mental illness is a condition that affects a person's thinking, feeling or mood. Such conditions may affect someone's ability to relate to others and function each day. Each person will have different experiences, even people with the same [...]