Tips for Disaster Responders In stock for ordering 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. Publication ID SMA14-4870 Publication Date September 2014 Format Fact Sheet Download Returning to Work PDF 713.09 KB Order Print Publication Quantity Max Order Limit 50 Orders exceeding the maximum quantity limit require authorization. Find Related Information Audience Disaster Response Workers as Audience Population Group Disaster Response Workers as Population Group You May Also Be Interested In Helping Staff Manage Stress When Returning to Work This fact sheet offers tips supervisors can use to help ease the transition and manage stress for disaster response workers returning to work. It helps people recognize and reduce potential difficulties in the workplace, and enhances positive consequences for all staff. Adjusting to Life at Home This fact sheet offers tips and strategies families can use to help disaster response workers return home and adjust to daily life. It describes things to keep in mind while adjusting to the return of a loved one, signs of stress, and when to seek help. Disaster Behavioral Health Preparedness and Response Resources Use this resource guide to help individuals and communities cope with disaster. Topics covered include emergency preparedness, training, disaster response, stress management, and suicide prevention. Disaster Distress Helpline Brochure 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. Tips for Survivors of a Disaster or Traumatic Event: What to Expect in Your Personal, Family, Work, and Financial Life This fact sheet offers self-help tips for coping after a traumatic event. It discusses the long-term impact of trauma, including personal uncertainties, family relationship changes, work disruptions, and financial concerns. Understanding Compassion Fatigue This fact sheet explains the causes and signs of compassion fatigue, which is the burnout and secondary trauma disaster response workers can experience. It offers self-care tips for coping, and discusses compassion satisfaction as a protective tool.