In the digital age, finding accurate and reliable sources of important information is becoming increasingly difficult. That is why we have curated Fact Sheets from organizations such as the American Psychological Association, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the American Counseling Association, and many other reputable organizations.
Please click on the link above to view these Fact Sheets.
Millions of members of the Armed Services give the ultimate sacrifice when they decide to join, many of whom are sent to troubled areas all over the globe. This not only takes a toll on those who serve, but on their families as well. As deployments are often times lengthy, the transition back to civilian life can present a challenge for both the returning service member and their families.
Please click on the links above for articles that aim to assist returning members of the military and their families in readjusting back to civilian life, as well as mental health professionals working with military affiliated individuals & families.
IDMH is proud to work with our partners at the New York State Department of Health and Office of Mental Health to provide content for the New York DMH Responder, a quarterly newsletter that is emailed to thousands of healthcare workers, mental health professionals, and emergency responders statewide. These newsletters are meant to keep personnel up to date about current research, interventions, and trainings that can help them prevent and respond to disasters in their communities.
Please click on the link above to view past Newsletters
As the field of disaster recovery is often multidisciplinary, we have provided a helpful list which includes organizations and agencies that disaster mental health workers may encounter in their professional work. These organizations include governmental agencies at both the state and federal level, non-governmental agencies such as UNICEF, as well as academic & research organizations such as the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS). The links also provide additional information on resources and treatments relating to disaster mental health. Make sure to visit each organization's website for the most up-to-date information.
Please click on the link above to view our List of Organizations & Agencies