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Published: August 2019After a disaster, survivors may feel angry about the ways in which the disaster has changed their lives. This tip sheet helps survivors to understand that anger can be a common response to a traumatic event. The tip sheet also includes anger management techniques and where to turn to for help.
Published: June 2018This toolkit offers strategies to health care providers, communities, and local governments for developing practices and policies to help prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths. Access reports for community members, prescribers, patients and families, and those recovering from opioid overdose.
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.
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.