Post-Traumatic Stress

Ten Tips for Effective Stress Management
1.    Familiarize yourself with signs of stress.

2.    Get enough rest, exercise regularly, and maintain a healthy diet.

3.    Have a life outside of your job.

4.    Avoid tobacco, alcohol, drugs, and excessive caffeine.

5.    Draw strength from faith, friends, and family.

6.    Maintain your sense of humor.

7.    Have a personal preparedness plan.

8.    Participate in training offered at your workplace.

9.    Get a regular physical checkup.

10.Ask for help if you need it.

(U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, http://www.samhsa.gov/)

 

Care tips for Survivors of a Traumatic Event (PDF) 
Emotional Aftermath Brochure-English (PDF)
Emotional Aftermath Brochure-Spanish (PDF)

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