These are Crisis Intervention Resources.
Please also see:
Anxiety Related || Depression ||
Dissociative Disorders || Eating Disorders (U.S. and Int'l)
Erotomania || Self Injury || Substance Abuse (U.S.) || Substance Abuse (Int'l)
Traumatic Stress Disorders || Trichotillomania (Hair Pulling)
Health Care Resources || General Mental Health Resources
Please also view the HOTLINES section of the Resources, and check your local Yellow Pages for Crisis Intervention services in your area.
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Training material for crisis intervention workers, info on crisis, lists of resources and emergency support nationwide.
Crisis Forensics: Comparative Risks
From Psychiatric Times, February 2000, guidelines for psychiatric emergency personnel.
In the Wake of the Terrorist Attacks on America: How Do We Respond to Our Children?
From Donna L. Schuurman, Ed.D., Executive Director, The Dougy Center for Grieving Children; suggestions for communication between parents/caretakers and children regarding the 9/11/01 terrorist attcks; the information is also applicable to children experiencing or witnessing any traumatic events.
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CHILD HELP USA
15757 N. 78th Street
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260
Toll-free Hotline: 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)
Crisis counseling for children and adults, nationwide referrals to services for children.
45 Folgate Street
Toll-free Hotline: 0800 1111
Textphone: 0800 400 222 (deaf/hearing impaired)
Free national helpline for children and youth in trouble or danger throughout the UK.
The National Center for Grieving Children and Families
PO Box 86852
Portland OR 97286
Phone: (503) 775-5683
From the National Center for Grieving Children, a listing of resources for children suffering loss through the death of a parent or loved one; listings by State, as well as grief resources in Canada, the U.K., Germany, and Japan.
International Critical Incident Stress Foundation
3290 Pine Orchard Lane, Suite 106
Ellicott City, MD 21042
Phone: (410) 750-9600
The ICISF is a non-profit group dedicated to providing education, training and support services for all Emergency Services professions; Continuing education and training in Emergency Mental Health Services for Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Social Workers and Licensed Professional Counselors; and Consultation in the establishment of Crisis and Disaster Response Programs for varied organizations and communities worldwide.
The National Center for Kids Overcoming Crisis
3438 Route 309
Orefield, PA 18069
Toll-free HelpLine: 1-800-334-4KID
Counseling, info, referral services for children and youth in crisis.
National Suicide Hotlines
Toll-free: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
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