Kelli MahriPersonal issues have ways of sneaking up on you. They often don’t respect notions such as timing, making sense of where they come from, or even why.

If you have experienced disaster – as a victim, responder, or even outside observer – there’s a chance of finding yourself feeling, thinking or behaving in ways that are disconcerting. Below are a couple of help lines that can be useful for mental health recovery from disaster.

Help Lines

Never be afraid to make the call. For many, doing so is a game changer.

Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)