Post-Deployment Guide for Emergency and Disaster Response Workers: Returning Home After Disaster Relief Work [open pdf - 5MB]
"Whether your disaster relief assignment took you to the front lines or behind the scenes, you have made an enormous contribution to our fellow Americans. You have faced difficult challenges to help people in a time of extraordinary need. You have experienced rare and rewarding opportunities that have proven to be uniquely stressful. The effects of that stress can cause difficulties as you reenter the workplace. This brochure contains useful information to ease your transition and enhance your return to your usual work routine."
Report Inventory No. NMH05-0219
United States. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: http://www.samhsa.gov/