Traumatic Events

Traumatic Events


  1. Articles/Fact Sheets
  2. Websites
  3. Additional Resources

1. Articles/Fact Sheets:

Coping with Traumatic Events
This article discusses common reactions to traumatic events and healthy coping; the article also describes some unhealthy coping behaviors and symptoms that indicate a person may need professional help coping with a traumatic event.

Recovering Emotionally from Disaster
This article talks about common feelings and responses individuals can experience following a disaster and ideas to help recovery and coping.

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters: What Parents Can Do (also Español).
This article discusses traumatic stressors and what effects it can have on youth and how parents/caregivers can be supportive and help youth. 

2. Websites:

Support After an Emergency
This tool kit includes videos, articles, and activities to help children cope and find support after an emergency such as a natural disaster, fire, or flood.

3. Additional Resources:

Additional resources on trauma and PTSD available here.