Tips for Disaster Responders In stock for ordering This fact sheet provides tips to help disaster response workers prevent and manage stress while on assignment. It includes strategies to help responders prepare for their assignments, take stress-reducing precautions, and manage stress in the recovery phase. Publication ID SMA14-4873 Publication Date September 2014 Format Fact Sheet Download Preventing and Managing Stress PDF 1002.4 KB Order Print Publication Quantity Max Order Limit 5 Orders exceeding the maximum quantity limit require authorization. Find Related Information Audience Disaster Response Workers as Audience Population Group Disaster Response Workers as Population Group You May Also Be Interested In Understanding Compassion Fatigue 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. 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. Adjusting to Life at Home 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. Coping with Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks This fact sheet provides tips for coping with stress during an infectious disease outbreak. It describes common signs of stress and how to recognize when to get help. 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.