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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.
Outreach workers often work with older adults after disasters. This guide will help prepare staff for encounters with this population by describing common disaster reactions and providing tips and resources.
After 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.
This action brief provides rural communities recommended strategies for adapting promising or proven interventions to better support crisis response and pre-arrest diversion in their communities. It is the first of three briefs developed from the SAMHSA Pre-Arrest Diversion Expert Panel.
TIP 61 provides behavioral health professionals with practical guidance about Native American history, historical trauma, and critical cultural perspectives in their work with American Indian and Alaska Native clients. The TIP discusses the demographics, social challenges, and behavioral health concerns of Native Americans. It highlights the importance of providers’ cultural awareness, cultural competence, and culture-specific knowledge. The TIP also helps administrators, program managers, and clinical supervisors foster a culturally responsive environment for American Indian and Alaska Native clients. Specific topic areas include workforce development strategies, program and professional development considerations, and culturally responsive policies and procedures.
This Executive Summary of TIP 61 presents a high-level overview of approaches and best practices in providing effective, culturally sensitive behavioral health services to American Indian and Alaska Native clients.
This literature review for TIP 61 provides a review of the literature, links to selected abstracts as well as annotated bibliographic entries for resources that had no abstracts available, and a general bibliography.
This guide explores barriers to accessing substance use disorder and mental health treatment services in rural communities, and the benefits of telehealth for these communities. It assists practitioners with implementing telehealth technologies as a means to increase access to services.
Explica las causas y la señales de la fatiga por compasión, es decir, el agotamiento y el trauma secundario que un socorrista puede experimentar. Ofrece consejos de autocuidado para lidiar con la fatiga por compasión y se analiza la satisfacción que viene de la compasión como una herramienta de protección.
This fact sheet offers tips to help disaster response workers transition back to routine work. It provides information on managing stress, and how to overcome other difficulties, such as fatigue and a lack of control over emotions.
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