Supporting Families Following a Disaster: Promoting the Health and Well-Being of Families During Difficult Times
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: Behavioral Health Leaders, Family Members, Peers
Topics: Behavioral Health Organizational Guidance Docs, Crisis Response System, Culturally Specific Strengths and Resilience, Experience of Racism, Discrimination, and Oppression, Family, Mental Health Treatment, Peer Support, Recovery from Mental Health or Substance Use Disorders, Suicide Prevention, Trauma-informed
This fact sheet provides information on disasters, including the phases in which individuals and communities experience disasters, and the effects of disasters on families. It features a list of resources to help families cope with disasters and their aftermath.