Mental & Emotional Support

When we experience a disaster or other stressful life event, we can have a variety of reactions, all of which can be common responses to difficult situations.

American Red Cross:
Taking Care of Your Emotional Health After a Disaster
Also available in
Arabic
Chinese
Farsi
French
Hmong
Japanese
Khmer
Korean
Laotian
Russian and
Vietnamese.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
Coping with a Disaster or Traumatic Event
Emergency Responders: Tips for taking care of yourself

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health:
Anger Response Tips for Telephone Situations

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health:
Coping Strategies for Adolescents After a Disaster

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health:
Guideline and Tips for Communicating with Upset or Demanding People

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health:
Helping Children After a Disaster

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health:
Helping Teens Heal

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health:
Helping Children Cope with Disaster

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health:
Tips for Stretching Away the Stress

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health:
What is Posttraumatic Stress Reaction?

American Red Cross:
Helping Children Cope with Disaster
Also available in
Chinese and
Japanese.

American Red Cross:
How Do I Deal With My Feelings?
A brochure for adults.
Also available in
Arabic
Bosnian
Cambodian
Chinese
Croatian
Farsi
French
Laotian
Russian
Serbian
Spanish and
Tagalog.

American Red Cross:
Helping Young Children Cope with Trauma
Covers reactions of children ages 2-18.
Designed for parents and care givers.
Also available in
Arabic
Bosnian
Cambodian
Croatian
Farsi
French
Hmong
Korean
Serbian
Spanish
Tagalog and
Vietnamese.

American Red Cross:
When Bad Things Happen
Designed for middle school/junior high school students.
Also available in
Arabic
Bosnian
Cambodian
Chinese
Farsi
French
Korean
Laotian
Russian
Serbian
Spanish
Tagalog and
Vietnamese.

American Red Cross:
Why Do I Feel Like This?
Designed for high school students.
Also available in
Arabic
Bosnian
Cambodian
Chinese
Croatian
Farsi
French
Hmong
Korean
Laotian
Russian
Serbian
Spanish
Tagalog and
Vietnamese.