Resources for Outside Resources
The Chicago Taskforce on Violence Against Girls and Young Women saw a need to create a Media Toolkit that addresses common issues stemming from how media currently structures news around rape and sexual violence, and how journalists can better report on these issues.
An article from the Columbia Journalism Review showing how coverage of homicides can provide a fuller context for the crime committed by focusing on the life of the victim and subsequent events related to the murder, rather than simply crime statistics and data.
A report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration on how to interact with children and young adults in the aftermath of disasters and other traumatic experiences.
A guide for parents, caregivers and teachers from the Substance Abuse and Mental health Services Administration.
Best practices for assessing, treating and educating the public about the impacts of trauma and PTSD, with links to a host of resources available to the public.
Information on PTSD and mental health, for the mental health professionals, reporters and the general public. it also includes a hotline to call for veteran’s crises.