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Resources for Survivors and the Public Following Disaster and Mass Violence
Disaster and mass violence can lead to injury, death, and psychological distress. This page links you to information to help survivors and loved ones deal with the stresses that come from these types of events.

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  • Key information about common reactions and self-care
  • Tools to help with symptoms, including mobile apps
  • Printable handouts from the Psychological First Aid Manual
  • Links to key resources, such as crisis lines and volunteer services
  • Additional disaster related information on common reactions to trauma, media coverage, and more
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