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American Trauma Society

Provides referrals and educational materials on the prevention of physical traumas.
Voice: 1-800-556-7890 (Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-4pm EST)
Website: http://www.amtrauma.org
Verified: 2/28/2014

Center for Disease Control and Prevention Helpline

Provides information on emergency preparedness and response including bioterrorism, chemical and radiation emergencies, mass casualties, natural disasters, severe weather, recent outbreaks and incidence.
Voice: 1-800-232-4636 (Mon.-Fri., 8am-8pm EST)
TDD: 1-888-232-6348
Website: http://www.cdc.gov
Verified: 2/27/2014

Think First National Injury Prevention Foundation

Aims to prevent brain, spinal cord and other traumatic injuries through education and training. Information for children and teens.
Voice: 1-800-844-6556 (Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-5pm CST)
Website: http://www.thinkfirst.org
Verified: 2/28/2014

Disaster Distress Helpline

Stress, anxiety, and other depression-line symptoms are common reactions after any natural or human caused disaster. Call this toll-free number to be connected to the nearist crisis center for information, support and counseling.
Voice: 1-800-985-5900
TDD: 1-800-846-8517
Website: http://disasterstress.samhsa.gov
Verified: 2/25/2014

PTSD Foundation of America

Provides hope and healing for the unseen wounds of war.
Write:
PTSD Foundation of America
PO Box 690748
Houston, TX 77269
Voice: 1-877-717-7873
Verified: 1/23/2014

American Red Cross

Provides disaster relief, emergency, health, safety and community services.
Voice: 1-800-733-2767
Verified: 2/28/2014

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