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This tip sheet explores stress and compassion fatigue, as well as signs of distress after a disaster. It identifies ways to cope and enhance resilience, along with resources for more information and support.
This tip sheet will help parents, caregivers, and teachers learn some common reactions, respond in a helpful way, and know when to seek support. SOMALI Language Version.
This tip sheet will help parents, caregivers, and teachers learn some common reactions, respond in a helpful way, and know when to seek support. HMONG Language Version.
This fact sheet provides parents, caregivers, and teachers with strategies for helping children manage their stress during an infectious disease outbreak. It describes potential reactions among youth and the support adults can provide to help them.
This fact sheet provides Health Care Practitioners and Disaster Responders with guidelines for communicating with survivors experiencing grief. It give background information about the grieving process and what happens when the grief process is interrupted and complicated or traumatic grief occurs is included as well as helpful resources for additional assistance.
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.
Explica los servicios de salud mental del Programa de Capacitación y Asistencia en Asesoramiento para Casos de Crisis para las personas que han sobrevivido un evento traumático. Ayuda a los estados, territorios y tribus que son reconocidos a nivel federal a preparar las solicitudes de subvenciones para obtener financiación.
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 handbook offers guidance in creating a disaster preparedness and recovery plan for programs that provide treatment for mental illness and substance use disorders. It describes the planning process, preparing for a disaster, roles and responsibilities, training, and testing.
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