This 24 second PSA from Dr. Regina Benjamin, U.S. Surgeon General, encourages people to get help if they are feeling sad, angry, depressed, or stressed as a result of the Gulf oil spill. It was recorded so that localities can add their own "For more information" at the end, as appropriate. Created: 8/19/2010 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Date Released: 8/19/2010. Series Name: CDC Radio.
Hello, I’m Dr. Regina Benjamin, United States Surgeon General. For many Gulf Coast residents, the oil spill is a life changing event. A disaster like this can take a personal and financial toll and leave you feeling sad, angry, depressed, or simply stressed. If these feelings persist and interfere with your daily functioning, it is important to seek help for yourself, or someone you care about.