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It's Ok Not to be Ok. We Are Here to Help.

How are you doing? If things are stressful, help is available. Work-related stress can have severe negative effects on mental health. This time in our lives is really hard. It's ok to feel stressed and anxious.

If you are feeling overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression, or anxiety, or feel like you want to harm yourself or others call:

Additional resources include:

The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.

Coping with a disaster or traumatic event: https://emergency.cdc.gov/coping/index.asp

Center for Disease Control and Prevention – Coping with Stress

OSHA – Get Help Now – Suicide Prevention

Take the time to take care of yourself, and don’t try to “fix it” on your own. We tell our contractors to turn to the professionals for their carpentry needs. Likewise, turn to a professional to help you through this. Your life is worth it.