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.
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
With the rise in social distancing regulations that resulted due to the spread of COVID-19, many of our normally scheduled activities had to transition to an online format. In an effort to share our expertise during this challenging time and to facilitate learning from a distance, IDMH has developed and published several multimedia resources including short tip videos, more in depth training videos, and resources to watch with your children.
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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