This installment of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Disaster Behavioral Health Information Series provides resources on the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders that can be used to help plan for, respond to, and recover from disasters. The Featured Resources page includes direct links to tip sheets, guides, and other downloadable resources that can be used to help people with substance use disorders to recover from disaster events and find treatment. The Links to Organizations and Agencies page provides a list of organizations and agencies that offer additional assistance.
Resources are organized as follows:
Links to Organizations and Agencies
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.