This flyer highlights key Psychological First Aid concepts and resources disaster responders and outreach workers may use when assisting individuals affected by the pandemic. It also provides resources for further assistance.
Designed for organizations that provide services to older adults, this toolkit offers information and materials to help understanding the issues associated with substance misuse and mental illness in older adults. The toolkit also contains materials to educate older adults.
This manual offers guidelines for working with suicidal adults living with substance use disorders. It covers risk factors and warning signs for suicide, core competencies, and clinical vignettes. Access the literature review.
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.
Punjabi version of KEN01-0093, prompted by a violent incident at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin in August 2012. Helps parents and teachers recognize and address problems in children and teens affected by the trauma after an act of violence. Describes signs of stress reactions that are common in young trauma survivors at different ages, and offers tips on how to help.
This brochure describes how alcohol and substance misuse affect the whole family, how substance use disorder treatment works, and how family interventions can be a first step to recovery.
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.
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