Coping with Trauma

Telephone Resources

Mayor’s Health Line: 617-534-5050 (Toll-Free: 1-800-847-0710)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Help Line (24/7):

  • Call 1-800-985-5990
  • TTY for deaf/hearing impaired users: 1-800-846-8517
  • Text 'TalkWithUs' to 66746

Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs)

Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) are 24 hour hotlines set up to help people deal with stress management, disaster relief, and crisis management. Available through major health providers.

Anthem, Blue Cross & Blue Shield
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Partners Healthcare
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Aetna
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City of Boston Employees
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Dealing with Tramautic Events

Center for Disease Control (CDC)
The CDC has many resources on its website including ways to help your children, families, and indiviuals. It also includes warning signs of extreme stress to look for in a person who has experienced a traumatic event.
Coping with Disasters

Boston Public Health Commision
Helping Kids Cope & Additional Resources

Future Emergency Preparedness for Businesses
FEMA’s website contains good resources for businesses, including ways to establish a readiness plan for the future.
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