The goal of Project Recovery is to provide support and information as well as empower people to regain control of their lives. Crisis counseling helps disaster survivors recognize normal stress reactions.
The mission of Project Recovery Kentucky, is to assist individuals and communities in recovering from the effects of natural and human-caused disasters through the provision of community-based outreach and psycho-educational services.
The Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program is funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. Crisis counseling programs aim to meet the short-term mental health needs of affected communities through counseling program, outreach, public education, training, and referral. The crisis counseling program has provided brief mental health services to millions of disaster survivors since its inception and has become an important model for response to a variety of catastrophic events.