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and treatment of mental illnesses.

Publications about Coping with Traumatic Events

Cover image for NIMH publication Helping Children and Adolescents Cope With Disasters and Other Traumatic Events: What Parents, Rescue Workers, and the Community Can Do
Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Disasters and Other Traumatic Events: What Parents, Rescue Workers, and the Community Can Do

This brochure describes common reactions to trauma and what parents, rescue workers, and the community can do to help children and adolescents cope with disasters and other traumatic events.

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

This brochure provides information about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) including what it is, who develops PTSD, symptoms, treatment options, and how to find help for yourself or someone else who may have PTSD.

En español