Crisis Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Resources
You or someone you know may be feeling the effects of a recent crisis or disaster in the community. The signs of stress may be hidden or unfamiliar to you. What can you do to help yourself or someone else cope? Whether you are a community member, educator, or health worker, you’ll find easy access to resources online here, including:
• Resources for schools and other agencies on adopting emergency management plans that encompass the four phases of emergency management and ensure that they have comprehensive plans to address the impact of emergency situation
• How to recognize the warning signs of stress
• Methods for coping with stress – appropriate for children of all ages
• Resources to develop resiliency in children of all ages
To begin, simply click on one of the categories listed below. Resources for family members and individuals are included in the Community section of our site. If you need immediate assistance, please call the Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990.