Katrina Networking

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Sunday, March 25, 2007

Emotional Assistance

3/25 MS - Project Recovery 1-866-856-3227.
The Project Recovery helpline is accessible through April 27, seven hours a day, seven days a week, at 1-866-856-3227. There are no medical or financial screening methods to qualify to receive services.
South Mississippians affected by Hurricane Katrina who need extra help coping with stress can call Project Recovery, which provides free crisis counseling services through community outreach, public education and information and referral.

United Methodist Church
The United Methodist Board of Pension and Health Benefits said it had arranged with United Behavioral Health to provide free access to a toll-free, 24-hour crisis hotline to anyone affected by the hurricane. The number is (866) 615-8700.Callers can speak with counselors for help with emotional issues they may be experiencing and to receive referrals from a national database of community resources covering a range of concerns, including financial and legal issues.Callers who have suffered physical trauma will be transferred to a nurse who will be able to provide health information and decision support regarding the need for medical treatment.
2/11 - Through UMCOR - several booklets:
For Church Leader:
http://new.gbgm-umc.org/umcor/getconnected/resources/spiritualcare/congregations/
For Parents - Childrens Reactions
http://new.gbgm-umc.org/umcor/getconnected/resources/spiritualcare/reaction/
For Everyone - Gauge Your Emotional Recovery
http://new.gbgm-umc.org/umcor/getconnected/resources/spiritualcare/reaction/
For Everyone - Seeking Professional Help
http://new.gbgm-umc.org/umcor/getconnected/resources/spiritualcare/teenager/
Assistance To Care http://www.a2care.org/ Emotional and Addiction Assistance through the Red Cross
United Behavioral Health is also offering resources and information on disaster relief assistance on www.liveandworkwell.com .
12/26 A Book to Make - Plus other things - Creations By You
http://www.amazon.com/s/102-4000736-2539363?ie=UTF8&search-alias=toys-and-games&field-brandtextbin=Creations%20by%20You

Online Support
Katrina Speak Out
I again wanted to extend an open invitation to anyone intersted in joining a yahoo group where they can say whats on there mind.We have a pretty good little group going where we just kinda support each other if intersted go to the link below and copy paste it in your search engine.This group is great and im proud to be a member of it and others because of the way it helps so many people.The reason I started Katrina_speakout was because I wanted somewhere we could discuss each others issues with (FREELY AND OPEN.)http://groups.yahoo.com/group/KATRINA_SPEAKOUT/
More Support Groups:
Katrina Wish List
Help For Katrina
Hurricane Caring Hearts
Hurricane Victim Help
First Responders Relief
Help For Katrina
Biloxi USA
Help For Families
Katrina Disaster 1
Katrina Rehousing
Katrinas Angels Forum
Katrina - NOLA

Hotlines
National Domestic Violence/Abuse Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE 1-800-787-3224 TDD
http://www.focusas.com/Hotlines.html - For Most National Hotlines and Helplines
National Runaway Switchboard 1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929)
National Suicide Hotline 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK.
Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) 1-800-656-HOPE
Project Recovery Mental Health Assistance Line 1-866-856-3227
Crisis counseling for Louisiana hurricane victims 1-800-273-8255

Miscellaneous
Measuring Your Stress
http://katrinanetworking.blogspot.com/2006/03/measuring-life-stress.html
Your Cumulative Stress
http://katrinanetworking.blogspot.com/2006/03/cumulative-stress-test.html
Book - Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn - just republished. Excellent guide on stress management during times of disaster - health or otherwise
1/22 Free Bibles - From Marlene
https://www.biblesforamerica.org/pro.equestRcV.aspx
http://www.freebibles.net/
http://www.justbibles.org/freebible.htm
http://www.freebibleministry.com/free_bible.htm
http://www.angelfire.com/la/prophet1/bibles2.html
http://gofreebibles.com/
http://www.soulwinners.com/main.cfm?ID=13
http://www.auburn.edu/~allenkc/bible.html

Children
Booklet on Helping Kids Cope With Disaster
http://childadvocate.net/disasterbooklet.pdf
Very great booklet you can DL and print out for yourself. Free.
Article On Needs of Child in Distress
http://www.preparerespondrecover.com/childrensneeds/

Other Resources Pages
Dental

Education Assistance
Elder Care Assistance
Emotional Assistance
Family Resources
For Businesses
Grandfamily and Single Parent Financial Assistance
Home Rebuilding and Utility Assistance
LA Family Assistance
Links for Furnishings and More

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