Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response (OHSEPR)


OHSEPR promotes resilience for individuals, families, and communities impacted by disasters & public health emergencies by providing expertise in human services policy, planning, operations, and partnerships.

Disaster Distress Helpline Website

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.

The Family Room Blog

A Lifeline after the Storm: Connecting Survivors to Services

December 18, 2020