Matrix: Disaster Readiness & Response

Professional Resources for Service Providers During Disasters

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  quick pick CMHS Hurricane Disaster Relief Information  
  quick pick CSAT Disaster Recovery Resource  
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Assistance Center (DTAC)
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Hurricane Awareness Information

go to

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Hurricane Resources

go to HHS National PSA Campaign for Hurricane Survivors (Dec 7, 2005)
go to SAMHSA's Disaster Technical Assistance Center (DTAC)
go to SAMHSA's Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) Resources
go to Other Federal Departments Hurricane Katrina Resources
new! Media Outreach Toolkit for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
pdf Waiver Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act
pdf Multi-State Section 1115 Demonstration Application Template Medicaid and SCHIP Coverage for Evacuees of Hurricane Katrina
go to FEMA Hurricane Information
go to Katrina Health Web Site
go to Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts – Urgent Request
go to Publications on Mental Health & Disaster Issues for Responders & General Public
go to A Guide to Managing Stress in Crisis Response Professions
go to Katrina Assistance Project 

Technical Assistance

go to

Disaster Technical Assistance Center (DTAC)

go to Mental Health All-Hazards Disaster Planning Guidance (Needs Assessment)
go to Field Manual for Mental Health and Human Service Workers in Major Disasters
go to Tips for Talking about Traumatic Events
go to National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Publications for Public Agencies and Public Officials

go to CSAT Disaster Recovery Resources
go to A Report on the Post-September 11 State Disaster Relief Grant Program of SAMHSA's Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
go to

Mental Health Response to Mass Violence and Terrorism

go to Mental Health All-Hazards Planning Guidance
go to Communicating in a Crisis: Risk Communications Guidelines for Public Officials
go to More Publications Relating to Disasters and Trauma




File Date: 4/10/2006