SAMHSA DTAC provides various mechanisms for those in the disaster behavioral health field to obtain useful information.
- SAMHSA Disaster Behavioral Health Information Series (DBHIS)
The SAMHSA DBHIS contains themed installments of resources and toolkits in disaster behavioral health. Each installment focuses on a specific population, disaster type, or other topic pertinent to disaster behavioral health preparedness, response, and recovery. To view the DBHIS installments, please visit www.samhsa.gov/dtac/dbhis.
- The Dialogue
The Dialogue is SAMHSA DTAC’s quarterly electronic newsletter that provides practical and down-to-earth information for disaster behavioral health coordinators, local service providers, Federal agencies, and nongovernmental organizations. The Dialogue is distributed via SAMHSA’s email updates, which can provide you with the latest news about grants, publications, campaigns, programs, statistics, and data reports. To view The Dialogue issues, please visit www.samhsa.gov/dtac/dialogue.
To receive The Dialogue, please go to SAMHSA's homepage (www.samhsa.gov), enter your email address in the “Mailing List” box on the right, and select the box for “SAMHSA’s Disaster Technical Assistance newsletter, The Dialogue.” To volunteer to author an article for an upcoming issue, please contact SAMHSA DTAC by emailing DTAC@samhsa.hhs.gov or calling 1-800-308-3515.
- SAMHSA DTAC Bulletin
The SAMHSA DTAC Bulletin is a monthly e-communication that is used to share updates in the field, post upcoming activities, and highlight new resources. If you would like to contribute an item for an upcoming issue, please contact SAMHSA DTAC. If you would like to subscribe to the DTAC Bulletin, please submit your contact information below:
- *New* SAMHSA DTAC Supplemental Research Bulletin
SAMHSA DTAC is pleased to introduce the Supplemental DTAC Research Bulletin, which will be published biannually. The purpose of the Research Bulletin is to provide practitioners, planners, and other responders a summary of the most recently published research and literature reviews. Each of the Supplemental Research Bulletins will highlight a number of chosen articles related to a specific topic of interest. To view the archived issues, please visit SAMHSA DTAC Supplemental Research Bulletins Archive.
- SAMHSA DTAC Discussion Board
The SAMHSA DTAC Discussion Board is an online discussion forum for disaster behavioral health stakeholders. Become a member of this community by visiting dtac-discussion.samhsa.gov/register.aspx and completing the brief registration process. Within 2 business days, you will receive your login and password via email with further instructions on how to access the site.
- SAMHSA Disaster Kit
The SAMHSA Disaster Kit contains SAMHSA disaster behavioral health publications for professionals and the general public. Materials may be used to support immediate disaster behavioral health response efforts. Please see the Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program (CCP) Application Toolkit for guidance on applying for a CCP.
If you would like to receive a SAMHSA Disaster Kit please visit the SAMHSA store to download the files or contact SAMHSA DTAC:
Online: Contact SAMHSA DTAC
Last updated 10/02/2012