Navigating the Aftermath of Natural Disasters
Natural disasters are often unpredictable and can leave behind chaos in their aftermath. In the wake of the tragic wildfires in Maui, Hawaii, Here, we highlight MHTTC training and technical assistance products and resources related to navigating the aftermath of a natural disaster, as well as a compilation of resources from other reputable organizations.
- Disaster Response and Behavioral Health
- Mental Health Response to Disasters: Natural Disasters (Part One) | (Part Two)
- Mental Health Response to Disasters Fact Sheet
- Psychosocial Impacts of Disasters: Assisting Community Leaders
- National Center for School Mental Health: Helping Students Cope with the Preparation and Aftermath of Natural Disasters
- National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Hurricane Resources
- National Child Traumatic Stress Network: National Preparedness Month
- Psychological First Aid: Parent Tips
- Psychological First Aid: Tips for Adults
- Safety, Recovery, and Hope After Disaster: Helping Communities and Families Recover
- SAMHSA Disaster Technical Assistance Center (DTAC)
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline is standing by 24/7 to provide immediate crisis counseling to those affected by Hurricanes Fiona and Ian. Toll-free, multilingual, & confidential support services are available to all residents in the U.S. & its territories. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained counselor.