Both natural and human-generated disasters, which are associated with destruction as well as loss of loved ones and irreplaceable belongings, often overwhelm one's normal coping capacity.
Disasters also tend to stress emotional, cognitive, behavioral, physiological, and religious/spiritual beliefs. In light of this, ACA has assembled the resources below to serve as a base for developing responses to disaster situations.
Become a Disaster Mental Health Volunteer with the American Red Cross.
External Trauma and Disaster Resources
Disaster Mental Health Resources
Sexual Abuse Resources
Sheltering In Place Resource
Trauma-related Articles from Counseling Today