Colorado Wildfires Help
Many Coloradans have been impacted by the Colorado wildfires. The images on the TV screen are both frightening and heart-breaking. Even if you have not been affected directly, you may have family, friends or business associates who live and work in the impacted areas. It is easy to feel helpless and overwhelmed.
We know that in disasters of this nature, there are many mental health needs. Even the most resilient people can become exhausted as they wait out these fires.
Below are a list of resources that may help:
- The Disaster Distress Helpline (Counseling) 1-800-985-5990
- Wildfire Smoke Fact Sheet
- Tips for Parents on Media Coverage
- Red Cross Resources: Wildfires
- Taking Care of Yourself after a Disaster
- Recovering from Wildfires
- Helping Children After a Wildfire
- Parent Guidelines for Helping Children Impacted by Wildfires
- How to Help Those Affected by Wildfires in Colorado
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