Notice of Data Security Incident. Read here.
Everyone responds to traumatic events in different ways. But it's common to have some type of reaction. You may react right away or days, weeks, or months later.
After a traumatic event you may:
It can take months or years to heal from a traumatic event. But most people get better with time. If you need help to get better, contact your doctor or counselor.
If you are feeling hopeless or like you might harm yourself, get help right away.
Where to get help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
If you or someone you know talks about suicide, self-harm, a mental health crisis, a substance use crisis, or any other kind of emotional distress, get help right away. You can:
Consider saving these numbers in your phone.
Go to 988lifeline.org for more information or to chat online.
Harvard Pilgrim has a large and growing network of behavioral health providers that offers expertise across dozens of behavioral health care specialties. Search our online directory to find a provider near you.
The information you are about to access may not meet accessibility standards for people with disabilities, including visual impairment, nor is it optimized for people using tablets or phones. Please bear with us as we work to upgrade this information to the same standards as the rest of our website.