Helping the Country Cope After the Mass Shooting in Newton, CT

—Call the Disaster Distress Helpline

an image of a telephone and the word hotlineThe Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) would like to make sure that everyone is aware of the Disaster Distress Helpline; the Nation’s first permanent hotline dedicated to providing disaster crisis counseling.

This FREE, confidential, and multilingual crisis support service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for anyone experiencing psychological distress as a result of this tragedy:

  • Telephone: 1-800-985-5990
  • SMS: Text “TalkWithUs” to 66746
    For Spanish-speakers, Text “Hablanos” to 66746

To read more about the Disaster Distress Helpline, click here.

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