This free, multilingual and confidential crisis assistance service is available to all residents of the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. The following resources were compiled by the ACA Trauma Interest Network, facilitated by Karin Jordan. Renowned experts in the field detail effective clinical interventions with survivors in the immediate, intermediate and long-term consequences of traumatic events.
After a disaster, most people will ultimately do well and return to their previous level of functioning. This free, multilingual and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents of the United States and its territories. In view of this, the ACA has gathered the following resources to serve as a basis for developing responses to disaster situations. However, many people will initially experience distressing thoughts, feelings, and physical symptoms and may adopt risky behaviors to help them cope.
PTSD is a mental health problem that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic or life-threatening event.