ABSTRACT

Dialogue [Volume 15, Issue 3-4]   [open pdf - 8MB]

From the section, In This Issue: "Over the past few years, people across the United States have dealt with disasters of various sizes such as category 5 hurricanes, mass shootings, and wildfires. Most people touched by a disaster, whether directly or indirectly, are affected in some way. Many disaster survivors are able to move on and cope with the 'new normal' of life after a disaster, while others may find their situation harder to handle. Preexisting conditions such as a history of mental illness or a substance use disorder may play a role in the ease of their recovery. People living with serious mental illness (SMI) or substance use disorders (SUD) may experience challenges in day-to-day life that can prevent them from preparing prior to a disaster or increase their risk of post-disaster adjustment reactions. [...] This double issue of The Dialogue focuses on assisting disaster survivors with SMI and/or SUDs after a disaster."

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Date:
2019
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Public Domain
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: http://www.samhsa.gov/
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application/pdf
Source:
The Dialogue (2019), v.15 no.3-4
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