Tips for Survivors of a Disaster or Other Traumatic Event Coping with Retraumatization
U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2017). Tips for Survivors of a Disaster or Other Traumatic Event: Coping with Retraumatization.
This document explains the signs and symptoms of retraumatization. It provides guidance on how to manage the symptoms, and identifies ways to build resilience, which is the ability to tap into skills and access resources when going through stressful experiences. It provides resources for building resilience and an adequate support system for dealing with triggering events.