Utah Psychological Association

Resources for Providers and Parents Talking to Children 

Child Trauma Resources from National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Understanding Refugee Trauma:

Education for adults:

Where to Seek Help if the Israel-Hamas War Is Impacting Your Mental Health

From the Red Cross - a one page PDF that therapists can give clients to remind them of basic ways to take care of your emotional health after a disaster

For people to know negative effects of watching violent news coverage on mental health:

The Disaster Distress Helpline is a toll-free, multilingual crisis support service available 24/7 

  • via telephone (1-800-985-5990) or SMS (text TalkWithUs to 66746)

For providers:

Provider resources from International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (an extensive resource).

APA resources on disaster response

For providers talking to clients about how consuming media about violence increases mental distress:

How to Promote Well-being for providers

Greater Good Science Center: How to Keep your Empathy Switched On. How empathy works in the brain and why we should resist the urge to turn away from suffering.

War Anxiety & how EMDR therapists can help:

Thank you to the Rhode Island Psychological Association and the New Hampshire Psychological Association, and UPA Board Members for compiling this list and allowing us to share it with you.

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