U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2017). Tips for Health Care Practitioners and Responders: Helping Survivors Cope with Grief After a Disaster or Traumatic Event.
This document provides health care practitioners and disaster responders with guidelines for communicating with disaster survivors experiencing grief. It provides background information about the grieving process, and what happens when the grief process is interrupted and complicated, or traumatic grief occurs, as well as helpful resources for additional assistance.