This fact sheet describes for disaster response workers specific warning signs of substance use disorders. It also reviews specific indicators, such as physical and emotional, social and behavioral, and mental, and highlights when people should seek help.
Ayuda a los socorristas a identificar cuáles son las señales de advertencia del uso indebido del alcohol, de medicamentos recetados y de otras sustancias. Repasa los indicadores físicos, emocionales, sociales, conductuales y mentales de un posible abuso de sustancias y ayuda a determinar cuándo deben buscar ayuda.
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.
This wallet card helps counselors identify people at risk for suicide. It presents information on what to do if someone is having suicidal thoughts, and lists warning signs of suicidal behavior. The card also gives the number to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
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.
This wallet-size card includes the national Disaster Distress Helpline and lists warning signs of distress. It encourages those experiencing signs of psychological stress to call or text the helpline for support.
This fact sheet provides tips for emergency and disaster response workers to help disaster survivors cope with the psychological aspects of a traumatic event. It offers strategies for managing intense emotions and promoting a safe, calm environment.
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