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Tips for Health Care Practitioners and Responders: Helping Survivors Cope with Grief After a Disaster or Traumatic Event
Published: December 2017This 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.
Tips for Survivors of a Disaster or Other Traumatic Event: Coping with Retraumatization
Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States: Results from the 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health
Published: September 2017This report presents 2016 national estimates of use of alcohol, tobacco products, illicit drugs (such as, marijuana, cocaine, heroin, hallucinogens, and inhalants, as well as the misuse of opioids, prescription pain relievers, tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives), substance use disorders, and substance use treatment among people 12 years of age and older. It Includes national estimates of any mental illness, serious mental illness, major depressive episode, use of mental health services and suicidal ideation among adults ages 18 or older and national estimates of major depressive episode, use of mental health services among adolescents aged 12 to 17. Trend information on these topics are also presented.
Alcohol and Depression: Steve’s Path to a Better Life, a fotonovela is based on TIP 42, Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders
Spotlight: Building Resilient and Trauma-Informed Communities – Philadelphia, PA: Public Health Partnerships for Trauma Transformation
Spotlight: Building Resilient and Trauma-Informed Communities – Kansas City, KS and MS: A Coalition in the Business of Compassion
Spotlight: Building Resilient and Trauma-Informed Communities –Worcester, MA: Healing Community by Sharing the Lived Experiences
Published: February 2017The SAMHSA Spotlight Series highlights different approaches to building trauma-informed, resilient communities. This issue focuses on the Central Massachusetts Recovery Learning Community in Worcester, Massachusetts. It highlights the importance of educating communities about peer-to-peer support as a treatment for trauma-informed care.