These resources can help public health officials, individuals working for disaster recovery programs, and behavioral health professionals as they guide communities in coping with the anniversaries of disaster events:
Contains practical guidance for helping survivors cope with disaster anniversaries and promote healing and resilience within disaster-affected communities.
Training materials that prepare disaster recovery programs to support communities through disaster anniversaries.
This webpage provides answers to college students’ questions about depression. It addresses the types, signs and symptoms, and treatment of depression, as well as co-occurring disorders and where to find help. The webpage also features information on suicide, including the warning signs and what a person should do if they or someone they care about is considering suicide. Learn more.
This resource (PDF, 14 pages) can help young people prepare for the transition from school to adult life. It includes information about SSI work incentives that primarily affect youth, as well as common programs and services that parents, guardians, and youth may find helpful. Learn more (PDF, 14 pages).
This series of public service announcements (PSAs), launched by ACF, AdoptUSKids, and the Ad Council, highlights the importance of adopting teens from foster care and emphasizes the many “firsts” families experience when adopting a teen from foster care. Potential adoptive parents can learn about the experience of adoption and find resources about the adoption process. Learn more.
This free online course, developed by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center, offers strategic planning recommendations to consider when building or expanding a suicide prevention program. Professionals responsible for suicide prevention in states, communities, organizations, schools, or workplaces can use this information to identify key risk factors, set long-term goals for the program, and implement interventions and evaluations. Learn more.
This toolkit, developed by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center, can assist schools in implementing a coordinated response to the suicide death of a student. This second edition includes new information and tools that middle and high schools can use to help the school community cope and reduce suicide risk. Learn more.
This toolkit includes a factsheet that describes apprenticeships, how they work, and who they benefit; examples of real apprenticeships; a guide for launching high-quality apprenticeship programs; and additional resources. High schools, colleges, workforce organizations, and businesses can use this information to create and launch apprenticeship programs for high school students. Learn more.
This webpage provides information on youth apprenticeship, including state and local programs, tools, research, and resources related to workers compensation and child labor laws. Business leaders, workforce professionals, educators, and youth-serving professionals can use this information as they create and promote apprenticeship opportunities for youth. Learn more.