Haiti part 2: Resources on Managing Traumatic Stress

Whether you know someone in Haiti or feel overwhelmed by watching the news of the disaster, you may feel distressed about the Haiti earthquake. Click here for resources from the American Psychological Association to help you cope.

The emotional effects on children of a large-scale catastrophe or disaster, such as the recent earthquake in Haiti, can be tremendous. Click here for tips to help your child cope.

The NIMH also has some resources and tips on how to cope with violence and traumatic events for parents, and as individuals.

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2 thoughts on “Haiti part 2: Resources on Managing Traumatic Stress

  1. What a great story of inspiration and survival. The real tragedy is how many survived, yet help was haulted because the US was squabbling over who would pay for their care? So they died. One day soon, people will be the focus of life rather than Cesar’s coins.

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