Additional Resources

Additional Resources


Visit the resources below to learn more about the topics covered in the Self-Care and Stress Management Toolkit.

Stress

Source Title
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)
Serious Mental Illness Among New York City Adults
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Sleep: Are You Getting Enough?
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Detecting and Treating Depression in Adults
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Improving the Health of Adults with Serious Mental Illness
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Suicide and Self-Inflicted Injuries in New York City
American Psychological Association (APA) Stress in America: The Impact of Discrimination
National Alliance on Mental Illness Stress Boosts Good and Bad Habits
American Psychological Association
Stress in America
The American Institute of Stress (AIS) Stress Statistics and Links to Additional Sources
American Psychological Association How Stress Affects Your Health
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Action Planning for Prevention and Recovery: A Self-Help Guide
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Community Conversations About Mental Health: Discussion Guide

Traumatic Stress

Source Title
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Diagnosing and Managing the Mental Health Needs of Adults Exposed to Disaster
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies) Mass Disasters, Trauma and Loss
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Children and Trauma
IInternational Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Traumatic Stress and Substance Abuse Problems
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Tips for Survivors: Coping with Grief After Community Violence
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Trauma and Relationship
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies When a Friend or Loved One Has Been Traumatized
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Indirect Traumatization in Professionals Working with Trauma Survivors (for providers)

Violence, Abuse and Neglect

Source Title
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Intimate Partner Violence: Encouraging Disclosure in the Primary Care Setting
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Internet Information on Childhood Abuse and Neglect (iCAN)
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Intimate Partner Violence
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  (CDC)
Preventing Child Maltreatment Through the Promotion of Safe, Stable and Nurturing Relationships Between Children and Caregivers
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Adverse Childhood Experiences Study
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Linking Substance Abuse Treatment and Domestic Violence Services: A Guide for Treatment Providers
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Helping Yourself Heal: A Recovering Woman’s Guide to Coping with Childhood Abuse Issues
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Helping Yourself Heal: A Recovering Man's Guide to Coping with the Effects of Childhood Abuse
Safe Horizon After Sexual Assault: A Recovery Guide for Survivors
Safe Horizon Anti-Trafficking Program

Children and Teens

Source Title
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Mental Health Conditions Among Children Aged Six to 12 in New York City
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Bullying Among New York City Youth
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Mental Health of New York City Youth
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Promoting Healthy Behaviors in Adolescents
American Psychological Association Talking to Kids When They Need Help
American Psychological Association Teens and Stress: How to Keep Stress in Check
American Psychological Association Talking to Teens About Stress
Your Body Your Mind Nine Steps for De-Stressing a Stressed-Out Teen

Living with Chronic Illness

Source Title
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Living Positively with HIV
American Psychological Association Coping with a Diagnosis of Chronic Illness
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Next Steps After Your Diagnosis
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Challenging Stereotypes: An Action Guide
American Chronic Pain Association Quality of Life Scale: A Measure of Function for People with Pain
U.S. National Library of Medicine Living with Chronic Illness: Dealing with Feelings
American Psychological Association How to Help a Friend or Loved One Suffering from a Chronic Illness
Your Body Your Mind Two Rules to Use When Talking to Someone with Dementia
Your Body Your Mind Nine Ways to Help a Friend with Breast Cancer
American Psychological Association When Your Child is Diagnosed with Chronic Illness: How to Cope

Military, Veterans and Families

Source Title
The National Veterans Foundation (NVF) What Statistics Show About Veteran Substance Abuse and Why Proper Treatment Is Important
Addiction Resource Veterans and Substance Abuse: The Many Sides of the Problem
Addiction Resource Rehab for Veterans
National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (NCPTSD) For Veterans and Families: Understanding PTSD and Substance Use
NCPTSD Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD: How to Help Your Loved One During Treatment
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration The TEDS Report: Homelessness Among Veterans in Substance Abuse Treatment
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Behavioral Health Issues Among Afghanistan and Iraq U.S. War Veterans
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Coming Home: Supporting Military Service Members, Veterans and Their Families (Webcast)
Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Suicide Rates in VHA Patients through 2011 with Comparisons with Other Americans and Other Veterans through 2010

People Living with Disabilities

Source Title
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Identifying Developmental Risks and Delays in Young Children
The U.S. Department of Labor Disability Assistance
Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Inc. Coping with Disability Related Stress: A Quality of Life Pamphlet
CareerOneStop Resources for Workers with Disabilities
U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Traveling with Disabilities
NPR Workplaces Can Be Particularly Stressful for Disabled Americans, Poll Finds
U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Physical Activity Guidelines Chapter 7: Additional Considerations for Some Adults
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention People with Disabilities: Achieving Healthy Weight and Obesity Prevention
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Improve the Health and Wellness of Persons with Disabilities
Paula A. Braveman, Catherine Cubbin, Susan Egerter, David R. Williams and Elsie Pamuk Socioeconomic Disparities in the United States: What the Patterns Tell Us
Stopbullying.gov Bullying and Children and Youth with Disabilities and Special Health Needs

Immigrants and Refugees

Source Title
New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) The Language of a Healthier Immigrant: New York City
New York Immigration Coalition Public Education and Dynamic Bilingualism for the 21st Century
New York Immigration Coalition The NSEERS Effect: A Decade of Racial Profiling, Fear and Secrecy
New York Immigration Coalition Working Without Laws: A Survey of Employment and Labor Law Violations in New York City
New York Immigration Coalition No Safe Harbor: Challenges in Obtaining Immigration Legal Services in New York State
Szabolcs Kéri Suffering Has No Race or Nation: The Psychological Impact of the Refugee Crisis in Hungary and the Occurrence of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs PTSD in Refugees

Seniors

Source Title
American Institute of Stress
Stress in Aging
A Place for Mom Elderly Anxiety Disorders
National Center on Elder Abuse Protect Yourself From Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation!
American Psychological Association Multicultural Aging and Mental Health Resource Guide
Jill Eden Assessing the Service Needs of Older Adults with Mental Health and Substance Use Conditions

LGBTQ+

Source Title
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Take Pride, Take Care: Tips for Transgender Women's Health
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Health Tips for Trans Men and People of Trans-Masculine Experience
Campus Pride 10 Physical and Emotional Health Concerns of LGBTQ Students
American Psychological Association Discrimination-Related Stress and Its Effect on LGBT Lives
American Psychological Association Discrimination: What it is, and how to cope
Ilan H. Meyer Prejudice, Social Stress and Mental Health in Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Populations: Conceptual Issues and Research Evidence
American Psychological Association Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Aging
National Resource Center on LGBT Aging The Aging and Health Report: Disparities and Resilience Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Older Adults

Alcohol and Drug Use

Source Title
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Prescription Painkillers: The Dangers of Misuse
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Excessive Drinking is Dangerous
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene How Much is Too Much?
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Help to Stop Using: Drug Problems Can Be Treated
Addiction Resource Alcohol Addiction Self-Assessment
Addiction Resource Drug Addiction Self-Assessment
Addiction Resource Dual Diagnosis: Addiction and Mood Disorder
Addiction Resource College and Drug Abuse
Addiction Resource Teenage Drug Abuse: A Guide for Parents and Educators
Addiction Resource When a Loved One Has an Addiction
Addiction Resource Finding a Free or State Funded Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center
The City of New York Office of the Mayor HealingNYC: Preventing Overdoses, Saving Lives
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Child Abuse and Neglect Issues
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Building Communities of Recovery: How Community-Based Partnerships and Recovery Support Organizations Make Recovery Work (Webcast)