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Institute of Rural Health

Disaster & Terrorism Links

For you, your family, friends, and colleagues


Coping with Terrorism: From the American Psychological Association
http://helping.apa.org/daily/terrorism.html

What to tell children about terrorist bombings
http://www.trauma-pages.com/bombing.htm

Helping kids cope with Tuesday's terrorism: From the American Psychological Association
http://www.apa.org/practice/ptguidelines.html
http://www.apa.org/practice/ptindex.html

Children's reaction to disaster
http://www.trauma-pages.com/chld-res.htm

Disaster Handouts and Links
http://www.trauma-pages.com/pg5.htm

The National Institute of Mental Health
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
http://www.aacap.org/

The National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
http://www.ptsd.va.gov/

Rescue Worker and other Helper Resources

Disaster Manual from the National Center for PTSD
http://www.ncptsd.org/treatment/disaster/index.html

Disaster Rescue and Response Workers
http://www.ncptsd.org/facts/disasters/fs_rescue_workers.html

Secondary Stress and the Professional Helper
http://www.ctsn-rcst.ca/Secondary.html 

Compassion Fatigue and Secondary/Vicarious Traumatization
http://www.isu.edu/~bhstamm/ts.htm http://www.isu.edu/~bhstamm/tests.htm

Gift From Within: An International Charity for Survivors of Trauma and Victimization
http://www.giftfromwithin.org

Resources for professionals assisting others (mental health professionals, teachers, etc).
http://www.apa.org/psychologists/

Continuing education on bioterrorism and public health issues for primary care providers.
http://www.ahecbt.org

The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
http://www.istss.org

Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists
http://www.atss-hq.com

International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, Inc.
http://www.icisf.org/