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Tips for Survivors of a Disaster or Other Traumatic Event: Dealing with Re-traumatization (Spanish Version) - Consejos para sobrevivientes de un desastre u otro acontecimiento traumático: Cómo enfrentar la re-traumatización
Published: May 2021
La re-traumatización es cuando se reviven las reacciones de estrés experimentadas como resultado de un acontecimiento traumático anterior al enfrentarse a un nuevo incidente similar. Sin embargo, al transcurrir el tiempo, muchas personas no se dan cuenta de que el estrés que están sintiendo está relacionado con la experiencia traumática anterior. Re-traumatization is when stress reactions experienced as a result of a previous traumatic event are relived when faced with a new similar incident. However, as time passes, many people do not realize that the stress they are feeling is related to the previous traumatic experience.
Published: December 2017
This fact sheet provides Health Care Practitioners and Disaster Responders with guidelines for communicating with survivors experiencing grief. It give background information about the grieving process and what happens when the grief process is interrupted and complicated or traumatic grief occurs is included as well as helpful resources for additional assistance.
Published: January 2014
In a disaster, it's essential that behavioral health responders have the resources they need—when and where they need them. The free SAMHSA Disaster App offers first responders immediate access for any type of traumatic event at every phase of response, including pre-deployment preparation, on-the-ground assistance and post-deployment resources.