Area health care professionals are often called upon to provide crisis services in the event of a local disaster. This is an excellent resource for those affected by the disaster as well to be used as a self help resource.
|Moving Forward After Disaster: A Step By Step Guide To Overcoming Postdisaster Distress|
|CBT For Postdisaster Distress|
|Alcohol, Medication and Drug Use After Disaster|
|Connecting With Others|
|Tips For Adults|
|Parent Tips – Adolescents|
|Parent Tips – Preschool Age Children|
|Parent Tips – Infants And Toddlers|
|When Terrible Things Happen – What You May Experience|
|Disaster Preparedness Tips For Emergency Management Personnel: Communication Access for People with Limited Speech|
|Disaster Training and Technical Assistance Brochure – SAMHSA|
|Taking Care of Your Emotional Health after a Disaster|
|The Flood Is Over. What Do You Do Now?|
|Psychological First Aid for First Responders: Tips for Emergency and Disaster Response Workers|
URL: URL: http://library.sprc.org/getitem.php?id=484&res=url
State/Tribal/Adolescents at Risk Suicide Prevention Grantee Technical Assistance Meeting. December 12–14, 2006, North Bethesda, MD. Discusses: definition of and types of disasters; psychological impact; and results from field investigations.
URL: URL: http://library.sprc.org/getitem.php?id=485&res=url
State/Tribal/Adolescents at Risk Suicide Prevention Grantee Technical Assistance Meeting. December 12–14, 2006, North Bethesda, MD. Considers the following aspects of the research on the mental health consequences of disaster: the reasons to study the effects of disasters and mass trauma; what has been studied; what has been learned; and implications for intervention.
This collection includes the following podcasts: “Toxicology testing and results for suicide victims” (in English and Spanish); “Preventing suicide in young people” (in English and Spanish); “Coping with depression and thoughts of suicide after a disaster”; “Keeping schools safe from violence”; and “Traumatic events and suicide”. To see the collection, choose “Suicide” in “By topic” browsing box.
This pocket guide focuses on general principles of stress management and offers strategies that can be incorporated into the daily routine of crisis response managers and workers. Includes sections on: understanding the stress cycle; managing stress before, during, and after an event; promoting a positive workplace environment; self-care for crisis response professionals; and references and recommended reading.
Publications Catalog/Disasters and Humanitarian Assistance/Mental Health