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Department of Defense Office of Warrior Care Policy is led by a team of individuals who have dedicated their careers to ensuring that our Nation is providing its Service members with the proper resources to recover, rehabilitate, and reintegrate or transition to civilian life post-wound, illness, or injury

Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 and receive immediate counseling. This free, confidential, and multilingual crisis support service is also available via SMS (text TalkWithUs to 66746)

Family Violence and Sexual Assault Institute (FVSAI) mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals on local, national and international levels by sharing and disseminating vital information, improving collaborations and networking, conducting research and trainings, assisting with direct professional services, program evaluation, and consulting to promote violence-free living. 

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) primary purpose is to coordinate the response to a disaster that has occurred in the United States and that overwhelms the resources of local and state authorities

Helping Victims of Mass Violence & Terrorism provides a toolkit for developing a comprehensive victim assistance plan that can be incorporated into your community’s existing emergency response plan.

National Center for PTSD is committed to improve the care of Veterans through research into the prevention, causes, assessment and treatment of traumatic stress disorders and education of Veterans; others affected by trauma; professionals; and policymakers

National Child Traumatic Stress Network improves access to services to traumatized children, their families and communities throughout the United States.

National Institute for Mental Health provides comprehensive information about PTSD to include signs and symptoms, risk factors and treatment

National Mass Violence and Victimization Resource Center is charged with developing a national victim-centric framework that addresses best practices for preparing for and responding to incidents of mass violence and domestic terrorism.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - Call 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255), or, for support in Spanish, call 1-888-628-9454.

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) channels funding for victim compensation and assistance throughout the United States, raises awareness about victims’ issues, promotes compliance with victims’ rights laws, and provides training and technical assistance and publications and products to victim assistance professionals.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides information on six key principles of a trauma-informed approach and trauma-specific interventions, addresses trauma’s consequences and suggestions to facilitate healing

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Behavioral Health Conditions in Children and Youth Exposed to Natural Disasters, September 2018

The Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute provides clinical services, offers training, consultation, and educational programming for post-graduate mental health professionals. Our Certificate Program in Traumatic Stress Studies has state-of-the-art seminars, lectures and supervision groups

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) offers help, hope, and healing to all those grieving the death of a loved one serving in America's Armed Forces