General Resources

Resources for everyone. These can include national and international resources that may have additional information for specific groups of people. 

Site Name
Category
Site Address
Calm
Apps
https://www.calm.com/
Headspace
Apps
https://www.headspace.com/
Help Kids Cope App
Apps
https://www.nctsn.org/resources/help-kids-cope
Mindfulness Coach App
Apps
https://www.ptsd.va.gov/appvid/mobile/mindfulcoach_app.asp
Provider Resilience App
Apps
https://apps.apple.com/us/app/provider-resilience/id559806962
The Fabulous
Apps
https://www.thefabulous.co/
The Five Minute Journal
Apps
https://www.intelligentchange.com/pages/five-minute-journal-app
Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition Blog
Blog
https://www.foster-adopt.org/tag/blog/
ISTSS Trauma Blog
Blog
https://www.istss.org/education-research/traumatic-stresspoints.aspx
Journey to a Trauma Informed Life
Blog
https://www.atraumainformedlife.com/
Learning Community Blog
Blog
https://traumasensitiveschools.org/category/learning-community/
Lucid Witness
Blog
https://lucidwitness.com/
Trauma Institute Blog
Blog
http://www.childtrauma.com/blog
Trauma Talks
Blog
http://socialwork.buffalo.edu/social-research/institutes-centers/institute-on-trauma-and-trauma-informed-care/trauma-talks.html
Trauma! A PTSD Blog
Blog
https://www.healthyplace.com/blogs/traumaptsdblog
CDC Coping with Stress
COVID
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html
Coping in Hard Times: Fact Sheet for Community Organizations and Leaders
COVID
https://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/resources/fact-sheet/coping_in_hard_times_community_leaders.pdf
How to Help Families and Staff Build Resilience During the COVID-19 Outbreak
COVID
https://developingchild.harvard.edu/resources/how-to-help-families-and-staff-build-resilience-during-the-covid-19-outbreak/
National Institute of Mental Health Coping with COVID-19 Resources
COVID
https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/education-awareness/shareable-resources-on-coping-with-covid-19.shtml
Self-Care for Your Coronavirus Anxiety
COVID
https://www.virusanxiety.com/
Taking Care of Yourself
COVID
https://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/resources/fact-sheet/taking_care_of_yourself.pdf
Thinking About Racial Disparities in COVID-19 Impacts Through a Science-Informed, Early Childhood Lens
COVID
https://developingchild.harvard.edu/thinking-about-racial-disparities-in-covid-19-impacts-through-a-science-informed-early-childhood-lens/
Tips for Coping When Quarantined with COVID-19 Family Members
COVID
https://www.cstsonline.org/assets/media/documents/CSTS_FS_Families_%20Quarantined_wAtHome_COVID19_Patients.pdf
What Is COVID-19? And How Does It Relate to Child Development?
COVID
https://developingchild.harvard.edu/resources/what-is-covid-19-and-how-does-it-relate-to-child-development/?fbclid=IwAR1tjinWhDNB-tuI8kcj-Uux-JFdUBqw9oytG_lq3_ph8K-cB4ybG_bFH8U
Creating a Survival Kit
Crisis Preparedness
https://www.redcross.org/get-help/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies/survival-kit-supplies.html
Disaster Preparedness with Pets
Crisis Preparedness
https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/general-pet-care/disaster-preparedness
Emergency Planning
Crisis Preparedness
https://www.ready.gov/plan
Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults
Crisis Preparedness
https://www.cdc.gov/features/older-adult-emergency/index.html
ADAA: Treatment for PTSD
How Can I Help?
https://adaa.org/understanding-anxiety/posttraumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/treatment
CDC: Coping With Stress
How Can I Help?
https://www.cdc.gov/features/copingwithstress/index.html
ISTSS: Getting Help
How Can I Help?
http://www.istss.org/public-resources/what-is-childhood-trauma/public-resources.aspx
NIH: Coping with Traumatic Events
How Can I Help?
https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/coping-with-traumatic-events/index.shtml
National Center for PTSD: How Can I Help?
How Can I Help?
https://www.ptsd.va.gov/family/how_help.asp
National Center for PTSD: Mobile Apps
How Can I Help?
https://www.ptsd.va.gov/appvid/index.asp
SAMSHA: Coping with Anger After a Disaster or Other Traumatic Event
How Can I Help?
https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Tips-for-Survivors-Coping-with-Anger-After-a-Disaster-or-Other-Traumatic-Event/PEP19-01-01-002
SAMSHA: What to Expect in Your Personal, Family, Work, and Financial Life
How Can I Help?
https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Tips-for-Survivors-of-a-Disaster-or-Traumatic-Event-What-to-Expect-in-Your-Personal-Family-Work-and-Financial-Life/SMA13-4775
SAMSHA; Coping with Grief and Loss after a Disaster or Traumatic Event
How Can I Help?
https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Tips-for-Survivors-/sma17-5035
Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Helping Yourself or a Friend
How Can I Help?
https://caps.ucsc.edu/resources/ptsd.html
What's Your Grief?
How Can I Help?
https://whatsyourgrief.com/
When a Friend or Loved One Has Been Traumatized
How Can I Help?
http://www.istss.org/ISTSS_Main/media/Documents/ISTSS_WhenaFriendLovedOneHasBeenTrauma_FNL.pdf
When a Friend or Loved One has been Traumatized
How Can I Help?
http://www.istss.org/ISTSS_Main/media/Documents/ISTSS_WhenaFriendLovedOneHasBeenTrauma_FNL.pdf
Mentor Project at CORE
Local Resources
https://behrend.psu.edu/school-of-humanities-social-sciences/research-outreach/core/the-mentor-project
Positive Youth Development of Erie County
Local Resources
https://www.youtherie.com/
UnifiedErie Prevention
Local Resources
https://www.unifiederie.org/prevention
Australian Child & Adolescent Trauma, Loss, and Grief Network
National Resources
https://earlytraumagrief.anu.edu.au/
Center for Disease Control: Violence Prevention
National Resources
https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/index.html
Child Mind Institute
National Resources
https://childmind.org/
Child Welfare Information Gateway
National Resources
https://www.childwelfare.gov/
Child Welfare Information Gateway, Trauma-informed Practice Resources
National Resources
https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/responding/trauma/
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
National Resources
http://www.istss.org/
International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation
National Resources
https://www.isst-d.org/
National Alliance For Grieving Children
National Resources
https://childrengrieve.org/
National Center for PTSD
National Resources
https://www.ptsd.va.gov/
National Child Traumatic Stress Network
National Resources
https://www.nctsn.org/
National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children (TIC)
National Resources
https://starr.org/programs/national-institute-for-trauma-and-loss-in-children-tlc/
National Resilience Resource Center
National Resources
http://www.nationalresilienceresource.com/
SafeSpace: Resources and Tools to Create an Emotionally Safe Environment
National Resources
https://www.vibrant.org/safespace/?_ga=2.78989200.52045827.1585235030-1978870744.1584390319
Sidran Institute: Traumatic Stress Education & Advocacy
National Resources
https://www.sidran.org/
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
National Resources
https://www.samhsa.gov/trauma-violence
Teen Central
National Resources
https://teencentral.com/
The Dougy Center: National Center for Grieving Children and Families
National Resources
https://www.dougy.org/
The National Council for Behavioral Health
National Resources
https://www.thenationalcouncil.org/
Trauma Institute & Child Trauma Institute
National Resources
http://www.childtrauma.com/
Community Resilience Initiative
Resilience
https://criresilient.org/
Resilience 101
Resilience
http://proactioninc.org/resilience101/
Resilience Trumps ACEs!
Resilience
http://proactioninc.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Resilience-Trumps-ACEs.pdf
Road to Resilience
Resilience
https://www.apa.org/helpcenter/road-resilience
Selected Principles-Based Books and Resilience References
Resilience
http://www.nationalresilienceresource.com/Resources/NRRC__References_1_21_2018.pdf
Supportive Relationships and Active Skill-Building Strengthen the Foundations of Resilience
Resilience
https://46y5eh11fhgw3ve3ytpwxt9r-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/The-Science-of-Resilience2.pdf
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Suicide
https://afsp.org/find-support/
Crisis Services Survey Report
Suicide
https://www.thenationalcouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Crisis-Services-Survey-Report-2019.pdf
SAMSHA: Help Prevent Suicide
Suicide
https://www.samhsa.gov/suicide
Becoming Trauma Informed
Trauma Informed
https://www.traumainformedcare.chcs.org/resources-for-becoming-trauma-informed/
Behavioral Health Brief: Trauma-Informed Primary Care
Trauma Informed
https://www.socialworktoday.com/archive/MJ18p30.shtml
Behavioral Health in the Workplace: Can Trauma-Informed Systems Help?
Trauma Informed
http://www.livewellsd.org/content/dam/livewell/Partners/PartnerPDFs/PartnerBusinessPDF/LWSD_Newsletter_Trauma_Informed_Systems_in_the_Workforce_-_FINAL.pdf
Key Ingredients for Successful Trauma-Informed Care Implementation
Trauma Informed
https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/programs_campaigns/childrens_mental_health/atc-whitepaper-040616.pdf
NCTSN: Trauma-Informed Care
Trauma Informed
https://www.nctsn.org/trauma-informed-care
Risking Connection
Trauma Informed
http://www.riskingconnection.com/
TIP 57: Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services
Trauma Informed
https://store.samhsa.gov/product/TIP-57-Trauma-Informed-Care-in-Behavioral-Health-Services/SMA14-4816
The Need for Trauma-Informed Care
Trauma Informed
https://www.thenationalcouncil.org/areas-of-expertise/trauma-informed-behavioral-healthcare/
The Sanctuary Model
Trauma Informed
http://www.sanctuaryweb.com/
The Trauma Informed Care Project
Trauma Informed
http://www.traumainformedcareproject.org/
Trauma-Informed Care: What it is, and why it’s important
Trauma Informed
https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/trauma-informed-care-what-it-is-and-why-its-important-2018101613562
Trauma-Informed Churches
Trauma Informed
https://www.traumainformedchurches.org/
UaB: What is Trauma-Informed Care?
Trauma Informed
http://socialwork.buffalo.edu/social-research/institutes-centers/institute-on-trauma-and-trauma-informed-care/what-is-trauma-informed-care.html
How Trauma Impacts the Brain
Traumatic Stress
https://www.rachelsvineyard.org/Downloads/Canada%20Conference%2008/TextOfBrainPP.pdf
Let's Talk Facts About Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Traumatic Stress
http://www.fcphp.usf.edu/courses/content/rfast/Resources/PTSD%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf
Mental Health at Work 2019 Report
Traumatic Stress
https://mindsharepartners.lpages.co/mentalhealthatworkreport2019/
NCTSN: Resilience and Traumatic Stress
Traumatic Stress
https://www.nctsn.org/resources/resilience-and-child-traumatic-stress
National Center for PTSD: Understanding PTSD
Traumatic Stress
https://www.ptsd.va.gov/understand/index.asp
National Center for PTSD: What is PTSD
Traumatic Stress
https://www.ptsd.va.gov/understand/what/ptsd_basics.asp
National Institute of Health: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Traumatic Stress
http://www.istss.org/public-resources/what-is-traumatic-stress.aspx
PTSD Self-Test
Traumatic Stress
https://safeharborhouse.com/resources/ptsd-self-test/
Traumatic Stress and Substance Abuse Problems
Traumatic Stress
http://www.istss.org/ISTSS_Main/media/Documents/ISTSS_TraumaStressandSubstanceAbuseProb_English_FNL.pdf
What is Traumatic Stress
Traumatic Stress
http://www.istss.org/public-resources/what-is-traumatic-stress.aspx
A Guide to Toxic Stress
What is Trauma
https://developingchild.harvard.edu/guide/a-guide-to-toxic-stress/
Culture and Trauma
What is Trauma
https://www.nctsn.org/trauma-informed-care/culture-and-trauma
David Baldwin's Trauma Information Pages
What is Trauma
http://www.trauma-pages.com/
Emotional and Psychological Trauma
What is Trauma
https://www.helpguide.org/articles/ptsd-trauma/coping-with-emotional-and-psychological-trauma.htm/
Healing the Hurt: Trauma-Informed Approaches to the Health of Boys and Young Men of Color
What is Trauma
https://unnaturalcauses.org/assets/uploads/file/HealingtheHurt-Trauma-Rich%20et%20al.pdf
ISTSS: Survivors Talk About Trauma
What is Trauma
http://www.istss.org/public-resources/survivors-talk-about-trauma.aspx
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
What is Trauma
http://www.istss.org/
PCCD: Let's Talk About Trauma or Fight the Fire, Not the Smoke!
What is Trauma
https://static.wixstatic.com/ugd/babac8_e97cf9ef09c1493db9832219e699fb6a.pdf
PTSD Publications
What is Trauma
https://www.ptsd.va.gov/ptsdpubs/search_ptsdpubs.asp
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Trauma
What is Trauma
https://www.samhsa.gov/homelessness-programs-resources/hpr-resources/trauma
Trauma Psychology: Division 56 of the American Psychological Association
What is Trauma
https://www.apatraumadivision.org/
Trauma Victim Information for Adult Victims of Trauma
What is Trauma
http://www.istss.org/ISTSS_Main/media/Images/ISTSS_TraumaVictimInfoAdultVicofTrauma_FNL.pdf
Trauma and Relationships
What is Trauma
http://www.istss.org/ISTSS_Main/media/Documents/ISTSS_TraumaAndRelationships_FNL.pdf