This guide is for anyone who is experiencing trauma and/or helping people with their trauma. It is by the Mutual Aid Disaster Relief, a grassroots disaster relief network in the US based on the principles of solidarity, mutual aid, and autonomous direct action.
Sometimes, it’s only through disasters that we unearth a power within that can’t be measured or defined.
- Understanding Vicarious Trauma
- Three Reactions to Trauma
- Possible Reactions after a Traumatic Experience
- Why Do Some People Recover From Trauma While Others Don’t?
- Essential Components of Recovery
- What We Can Do For You
- What You Can Do For Yourself
- How To Support Your Friend
Download PDF from the link below in the yellow box.
Here are some more resources about trauma and burnout from Mutual Aid Disaster Relief.
Mutual Aid Disaster Relief: Navigating Trauma
Understanding and Coping with Traumatic Stress
Understanding and Addressing Vicarious Trauma
Grounding and Centering for Activists
Rising Up Without Burning Out
Sustainable Activism and Avoiding Burnout
Psychological First Aid
Activist Trauma and Recovery
Trauma and Therapeutic Art