Published: August 2019
After a disaster, survivors may feel angry about the ways in which the disaster has changed their lives. This tip sheet helps survivors to understand that anger can be a common response to a traumatic event. The tip sheet also includes anger management techniques and where to turn to for help.
Published: December 2017
This tip sheet contains information about grief, the grieving process, and what happens when the process is interrupted and complicated or traumatic grief occurs. It also offers tips and resources for coping with both types of grief.
Published: March 2016
Esta hoja de consejos contesta algunas preguntas frecuentes sobre cómo hacer frente a una emergencia que requiera que usted se refugie en el sitio donde se encuentre. Ofrece consejos para lidiar con la situación; explica las reacciones comunes a tener que refugiarse en sitio; da consejos sobre cómo cuidar su salud mental y la de su familia; y proporciona recursos útiles adicionales.
Published: December 2014
This fact sheet provides tips for coping with sheltering in place. It explains common reactions when sheltering in place, and provides recommendations for caring for oneself and the family.
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: September 2014
This fact sheet helps disaster response workers better understand historical trauma in the American Indian culture and how it may affect disaster preparedness and response efforts. It also offers strategies for providing disaster response assistance with cultural sensitivity.
This fact sheet offers information for disaster response workers to build cultural awareness for supporting American Indians before, during, and after a traumatic event. It discusses cultural values, types of traumatic events, traditional teachings, and talking circles.
This fact sheet explains the causes and signs of compassion fatigue, which is the burnout and secondary trauma disaster response workers can experience. It offers self-care tips for coping, and discusses compassion satisfaction as a protective tool.
Explica las causas y la señales de la fatiga por compasión, es decir, el agotamiento y el trauma secundario que un socorrista puede experimentar. Ofrece consejos de autocuidado para lidiar con la fatiga por compasión y se analiza la satisfacción que viene de la compasión como una herramienta de protección.
This fact sheet offers tips to help disaster response workers transition back to routine work. It provides information on managing stress, and how to overcome other difficulties, such as fatigue and a lack of control over emotions.
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