Emotional Support Resources

Where to turn for advice and support in the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks on U.S. soil.


Counseling Resources


A crisis intervention hotline, serving the five boroughs of New York City.

Psychotherapy and Spirituality Institute

A nationwide network of certified multifaith pastoral psychotherapists offering grief and crisis counseling; five locations operating in Manhattan.

Phone: 1-212-242-5019

National Mental Health Association Resource Center

Phone: 1-800-969-NMHA (6642)

TTY: 1-800-433-5959


Mental health services locator provided by the Center for Mental Health Services.

Phone: 1-800-789-2647

AirCraft Casualty Emotional Support Services

Organization that seeks to help the families of victims of aircraft disasters.

Phone: 1-877-227-6435

Crisis counseling info from FEMA

Phone: 1-202-646-4600

Coping With Grief


An online community of people coping with grief and loss.


Provides emotional support and friendship for those dealing with grief.

A Teacher's Guide to Grief

Good resource for teachers and parents about talking to kids about how to cope with grief.

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