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RESOURCE TYPE: Fact Sheet
PUBLICATION DATE: 2005

As part of a new health promotion campaign, the Uniformed Services University (a branch of the US Military, this factsheet for providers, first responder, leader or manager of disaster operations, describes an evidenced-based approach for helping victims with symptoms such as traumatic stress disorder, cope in the immediate aftermath of a disaster.

JOURNAL NAME: Pediatrics
RESOURCE TYPE: Journal
PUBLICATION DATE: 2006

The purpose of this work was to evaluate the cognitive and socialemotional consequences in a general population of primary school children affected by the firework disaster in Enschede, the Netherlands, on May 13, 2000. The explosions caused tremendous damage in the surrounding neighborhood. Twenty-two people immediately died and 1000 were injured. METHODS. This retrospective study assessed school performance and social-emotional...

RESOURCE TYPE: Report
PUBLICATION DATE: 2001

This monograph discusses beliefs about the causes of homelessness, and how advocacy is shaped by those beliefs. The author examines the general topic of how people understand the causes of the behavior and circumstances of others, which, he argues, have been ignored too long by advocates. In this article, some literature on this social attribution theory is introduced, and its applications for practicing advocates is considered. The...

JOURNAL NAME: Community Mental Health Journal
RESOURCE TYPE: Journal
PUBLICATION DATE: 2003

Many mental health systems are trying to promote the adoption of what has come to be known as evidence-based practices while incorporating a recovery vision into the services they provide. Unfortunately, much of the existing, published, research on evidence-based practices was conceived without an understanding of the recovery vision and/or implemented prior to the emergence of the recovery vision. As result, evidence-based practice research...

RESOURCE TYPE: Report
PUBLICATION DATE: 2003

We envision a future when everyone with a mental illness will recover, a future when mental illnesses can be prevented or cured, a future when mental illnesses are detected early, and a future when everyone with a mental illness at any stage of life has access to effective treatment and supports - essentials for living, working, learning, and participating fully in the community. (New Freedom Commission)

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