PTSD: National Center for PTSD
Emergency responders can benefit from the page on Early Intervention as well as the information below.
Psychological First Aid: Field Operations Guide
The Psychological First Aid Guide was developed by the National Center for PTSD and the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. It has essential information for dealing with people in the immediate aftermath of disasters.
Skills for Psychological Recovery: Field Operations Guide
The Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR) Guide was developed by the National Center for PTSD and the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. SPR aims to help survivors gain skills to manage distress and cope with post-disaster stress and adversity. SPR is intended to follow Psychological First Aid (PFA) in the weeks and months following disaster or mass violence events.
Disasters and Domestic Violence
Reviews research investigating whether domestic violence (DV) increases after a disaster or if DV influences women's postdisaster recovery.
Working with Trauma Survivors: What Workers Need to Know
Information regarding traumatic stress, for the people who are working with trauma survivors.
Web Links: Disaster Relief
Links to information on how to give or obtain help following a disaster.