Landslide stress: How to deal with feelings of loss and anxiety


by New Day Producers

Posted on March 31, 2014 at 1:40 PM

Updated Friday, Apr 11 at 11:25 AM

While it's not as difficult as it is for the first responders and rescuers in the Oso landslide, the sadness that surrounds it is something everyone can feeling in some way. When tragedy hits so close to home, we can get overwhelmed with emotions. So how can we deal with the feelings of loss and anxiety? Trauma specialist Janet Brodsky shares how.

A 24-hour crisis line has been set up for anyone feeling grief who needs to talk to someone: 800-584-3578.

How survivors are getting help click HERE

More resources:

Swedish Edmonds has a Sudden & Traumatic Loss Group  425-640-4404

Fremont Therapy Project has good trauma-focused therapy for people without mental health insurance  (206) 633-2405, extension 2

Virginia Mason Separation & Loss Services has services for people who’ve experienced Sudden & Traumatic Loss  (206) 223-6398

Harborview Center for SA & Traumatic Stress serves trauma survivors    206-744-1600

Lutheran Community Services International Counseling Program serves refugees and immigrants, esp trauma survivors  ( 206) 816-3253

Private therapists w/trauma expertise:   Kathy Albin in Edmonds, Cynthia Shaw in Mountlake Terrace, Janet Brodsky in Olympia

Landslide continuing coverage on KING 5 TV and