Tips for Families of Returning Disaster Responders Out of stock for ordering This fact sheet offers tips and strategies families can use to help disaster response workers return home and adjust to daily life. It describes things to keep in mind while adjusting to the return of a loved one, signs of stress, and when to seek help. Publication ID SMA14-4872 Publication Date September 2014 Format Fact Sheet Download Adjusting to Life at Home PDF 815.75 KB Find Related Information Audience Family & Advocates Parents & Caregivers Population Group Disaster Response Workers as Population Group Families You May Also Be Interested In Returning to Work 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. Helping Staff Manage Stress When Returning to Work This fact sheet offers tips supervisors can use to help ease the transition and manage stress for disaster response workers returning to work. It helps people recognize and reduce potential difficulties in the workplace, and enhances positive consequences for all staff. Tips for Survivors of a Disaster or Traumatic Event: What to Expect in Your Personal, Family, Work, and Financial Life This fact sheet offers self-help tips for coping after a traumatic event. It discusses the long-term impact of trauma, including personal uncertainties, family relationship changes, work disruptions, and financial concerns. Disaster Behavioral Health Preparedness and Response Resources 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. Disaster Distress Helpline Brochure This brochure features the national Disaster Distress Helpline, which supports people who are coping with the after effects of a disaster. Learn about a disasters’ potential to cause psychological stress, warning signs of distress, and tips for coping. Tips for College Students: After a Disaster or Other Trauma This fact sheet helps college students cope with disasters and other traumatic events. It describes normal reactions to trauma, and emphasizes the importance of talking about feelings.