Institute of
Rural Health

Institute of Rural Health

Disaster & Terrorism Links

For you, your family, friends, and colleagues

Coping with Terrorism: From the American Psychological Association

What to tell children about terrorist bombings

Helping kids cope with Tuesday's terrorism: From the American Psychological Association

Children's reaction to disaster

Disaster Handouts and Links

The National Institute of Mental Health

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

The National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Rescue Worker and other Helper Resources

Disaster Manual from the National Center for PTSD

Disaster Rescue and Response Workers

Secondary Stress and the Professional Helper 

Compassion Fatigue and Secondary/Vicarious Traumatization

Gift From Within: An International Charity for Survivors of Trauma and Victimization

Resources for professionals assisting others (mental health professionals, teachers, etc).

Continuing education on bioterrorism and public health issues for primary care providers.

The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists

International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, Inc.