This installment of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Disaster Behavioral Health Information Series presents information about rural communities that should be considered in the development and implementation of behavioral health preparedness and response plans. View the collection's annotated bibliography, which contains links to each resource; and helpful links, which provide links to organizations, agencies, and other resources that address the issues unique to rural communities.
It is organized into the following two categories:
Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event
A Guide for Parents, Teachers and Care-Givers.
Immediate Disaster Response: Hurricane Sandy-Disaster Behavioral Health Information Series (DBHIS)
This installment of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Disaster Behavioral Health Information Series (DBHIS) focuses on first responders and, currently, Hurricane Sandy.