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Our Center advances trauma-informed care through cutting edge research, education and training, and resources that draw upon our expertise in military and disaster psychiatry. . . . [more]

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WEST COAST WILDFIRES DISASTER MENTAL HEALTH RESPONSE AND RECOVERY RESOURCES

Catastrophic natural disasters, such as the West Coast wildfires, cause extreme disruption and can be distressful for individuals, families and communities, particularly because it is occurring while communities are already dealing with the challenges of COVID-19 (resources can be found HERE ). For resources to help learn about or develop learning material on the behavioral health effects of disasters, see the new Curriculum Recommendations for Disaster Behavioral Health.

Click HERE for brief, action-oriented fact sheets as well as additional information to help individuals, communities, and organizations during the West Coast wildfires.

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September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Rates of suicide in the United States has risen and it continues to be a leading cause of death. In 2016 alone, nearly 45,000 lives were lost to suicide (CDC Report, 2018).

Please click HERE for information and resources to support suicide awareness.

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HURRICANE LAURA DISASTER RESPONSE AND RECOVERY RESOURCES

Catastrophic natural disasters, such as Hurricane Laura, cause extreme disruption and can be distressful for individuals, families and communities, particularly because it is occurring while communities are already dealing with the challenges of COVID-19.

Click HERE for resources that provide disaster mental health information to assist families, responders, community leaders, and healthcare providers in response and recovery efforts.

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Curriculum Recommendations for Disaster Health Professionals: Disaster Behavioral Health

 
This guidance document was created with the intent to 1) provide a framework upon which to build disaster behavioral health curricula and 2) compile and give access to up-to-date, credible resources to support such curricula. It is intended for use by those developing and delivering disaster behavioral health training as well as community leaders, policymakers, and others seeking to better understand the behavioral health impacts of disasters on individuals and communities.

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2019 CSTS Annual Report and Summary Available

Immediately available for viewing are the 2019 CSTS Annual Report and 2019 CSTS Annual Summary. In the comprehensive Annual Report, you can read summaries of our work in both military and civilian populations to enhance psychological health, speed the recovery from, and help prevent the negative consequences of trauma on individuals, families, communities, and the nation. The 8-page 2019 CSTS Annual Summary is an abbreviated version of our comprehensive annual report which provides a brief overview of what we do along with a few details of our 2019 accomplishments.

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