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Oil Spill Distress Helpline Logos

Emotion Technology

The official logos for the Distress Helpline are available in two shapes, square and rectangle, and three colors each; orange, blue, and white.

National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

The lives of children are too frequently touched by crises that may include the death of family members, friends, or others important in a child's life.

Disaster Preparedness to Meet Children's Needs

American Academy of Pediatrics

Disaster preparedness plans must ensure that health care facilities, medical providers, and all adults who might be in a position to help are prepared to meet the emotional needs of children of all

Webinar to Help Schools Cope With Oil Spill Distress

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and Education Development Center, Inc.

This webinar convened Gulf coast educators, student support staff, school health and mental health workers to learn more about resources available to ease Oil Spill Distress of students a

Radio PSAs with Information on the Oil Spill Distress Helpline and Resources

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in collaboration with the Ad Council

These audio PSAs aim to help those living in the Gulf states get the assistance they may need to treat and cope with distress from the oil spill.

Oil Spill Distress Banners/Buttons for School Websites

One easy way to share Oil Spill Distress resources with your community is to add to the home page or resources section of your school or school district's website a link, button,

Volunteers Needed to Become Peer Listeners for Oil-Spill Survivors


The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, in partnership with the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce and the cities of Fairhope, Spanish Fort and Daphne, are seeking volunteers to become peer li

New Program Offered to Train People in Peer Listening

Mobile Press Register

Area mental health experts say Gulf Coast residents may be more prone to depression and other emotional problems this season because of this year’s devastating oil spill and continued economi

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Keeping Kids Safe!

Healthy Schools Network, Inc.

Children are NOT immune to the effects of the oil catastrophe and its pollutants.

Managing Distress Caused by the Oil Spill

American Psychological Association

There are simple and effective ways to address the distress or anxiety you may be experiencing.