Following any kind of disaster at your facility, attention to the distress of your staff, artists, and volunteers should be your responsibility. Learn of the warning signs of distress. Be prepared to call upon appropriate support systems to assist those suffering. Encourage those in distress to take proper care of themselves.
Our trusted friends at Disaster Distress Helpline offer professional counseling 24/7 for those struggling with difficult emotions after disasters. Call 800-985-5990 or text “TalkWithUs” to 66746. Visit Disaster Distress online for an abundance of expert tips, counseling, support, and references to coping resources.