An innovative free resource is now available to journalists worldwide who have experienced distress on the job. The Traumatic Stress Clinic at The University of New South Wales, has developed a new program for current and former journalists offering assessment, treatment and education concerning possible posttraumatic stress disorder and related psychological injury.
Resources for PTSD & Mental Health
Information from the National Institute of Mental Health on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Suggested practices from the Poynter Institute on finding sources and interview subjects for stories about victims and witnesses to trauma.
The Carter Center Mental Health Program today launched a media guide aimed at improving reporting on behavioral health, and decreasing discrimination and stereotypes within news coverage.
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.