Published: November 2014
This fact sheet discusses tips on how to cope with grief after an incident of community violence. It introduces common signs of grief and anger, and offers tips for helping children deal with grief.
Published: March 2014
This manual helps behavioral health professionals understand the impact of trauma on those who experience it. The manual discusses patient assessment and treatment planning strategies. These strategies support recovery and the development of a trauma-informed care workforce.
Published: October 2013
This advisory reviews diabetes and how it relates to mental illness, stress, and substance use disorders. It highlights ways to integrate diabetes care into behavioral health treatment, such as screening and intake, staff education, integrated care, and counseling support.
Published: February 2013
Es un recurso útil para que usen los padres, cuidadores y educadores después de un desastre o un evento traumático. Explica cómo ayudar a los niños y jóvenes hacer frente a estos eventos y además contiene una lista de recursos útiles.
Published: November 2012
This fact sheet helps parents and teachers recognize common reactions of children after experiencing a disaster or traumatic event. It highlights reactions by age group, offers tips for how to respond in a helpful way, and recommends when to seek support.
Published: September 2012
Punjabi version of KEN01-0093, prompted by a violent incident at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin in August 2012. Helps parents and teachers recognize and address problems in children and teens affected by the trauma after an act of violence. Describes signs of stress reactions that are common in young trauma survivors at different ages, and offers tips on how to help.
Published: November 2011
Use this resource guide to help individuals and communities cope with disaster. Topics covered include emergency preparedness, training, disaster response, stress management, and suicide prevention.
Published: May 2011
This report provides information on how systems of care and trauma-informed services can improve the lives of youth who have experienced traumatic events. It includes findings from a national evaluation of these programs and describes common treatment approaches.
Published: April 2011
This brochure describes SAMHSA's free disaster technical assistance, training, and consultation efforts to help states, territories, tribes, and other disaster behavioral health providers plan for and respond effectively to mental health and substance use needs related to disaster events.
Published: January 2003
This manual gives background information, guiding principles, recommendations, and resources for developing culturally competent disaster mental health services. It includes suggestions for working with refugees and guidelines for using interpreters.
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