Disaster Distress Helpline offers
24/7 free and confidential support at 1-800-985-5990.
You can also text
'TalkWithUs' to 66746.

The mission of behavioral health disaster response is to assist individuals in coping with the immediate psychological aftermath of the disaster, mitigate additional stress and psychological harm, and to promote the development of resilience techniques and coping strategies that individuals, responders and communities may be able to utilize throughout recovery.

The Maine Disaster Behavioral Health Response Team (DBHRT) needs more members to fully represent the communities where you live. Sign up and share your skills and community knowledge to help all Maine residents. Help safeguard Maine by becoming a volunteer.

Get Involved. Become a Disaster Behavioral Health Volunteer.

Latest Posts

Newsletter Winter Edition 2020
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The newsletter features resources on the coronavirus, information and how to register for the Mass Prophylaxis Preparedness and Planning Training scheduled in May, the 2020 Maine Public Health Volunteer Summit, resources on PTSD & Aging, the Pediatric Tabletop Exercise, and … Read More

PTSD Education Video Series
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Watch our educational whiteboard videos for the Public and Veterans. The following short animated videos use hand-drawn images to help you learn about PTSD and effective treatments. They feature topics such as “What is PTSD”, “Cognitive Process Therapy”, “PTSD and … Read More

School Safety and Security – April 2019
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Crisis Communication – One of the most important aspects of managing a crisis is proactive communication. Having a plan in place ahead of time is critical to reducing anxiety for students, parents, faculty and staff. When a crisis occurs, it’s … Read More

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