Resources for Outside Resources, PTSD & Mental Health
Suggested practices from the Poynter Institute on finding sources and interview subjects for stories about victims and witnesses to trauma.
Link to the VA's PTSD Online Coach, a tool for self-managing and understanding PTSD.
Information from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD for journalists on PTSD and the potential for journalists to experience PTSD in the wake of traumatic experiences while reporting.
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.
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.
Dedicated to effective reporting on issues related to mental health, featuring facts on mental illness, reporting guidelines and self-care tips for journalists.
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.