Welcome to SVPA's Disaster Resource Network!

Dear Sacramento Valley Psychological Association Members and Community,

Here is a list of mental health resources for clients or clinicians who are impacted by the Israel-Hamas war or impacted by Islamaphobia or Anti-Semitism.

Various colleagues provided these resources, though this is not a comprehensive list. 














https://www.debmillerfroh.com – can provide resources to clinicians


APA’s Resource Page for Coping with Trauma: https://www.apa.org/topics/trauma


How to Leverage Psychology to Aid in a War-torn World: https://www.apa.org/monitor/2024/03/psychology-aiding-war-torn-world

In Solidarity,

The SVPA Board of Directors


The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. Call or text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.

APA Disaster Mental Health Information

Psychological First Aid

COVID-19 Information and Resources from APA


Getting Involved and Connected

The SVPA Disaster Resource Network Chair is currently vacant.

If you are interested in this position, please review the position description found here and send an email expressing your interest to sacpsychologists@gmail.com


Past DRN Events:

1/10/23 SVPA Statement on Weather Impact on Vulnerable Populations -

What You Can Do To Help!

4/06/22 SVPA Statement of Support & Solidarity with the Sacramento Community In The Wake of Community Gun Violence

9/01/21 Letter from SVPA DRN Chair re: Wildfires

10/6/20: Addiction and COVID-19 Influences 

3/16/20 Letter from SVPA President re: COVID-19 

11/19/19: Assessment and Treatment of Firesetting Behavior in Children and Youth: Collaboration Between Firefighters Burn Institute and Mental Health Clinicians 

10/18/14: Disaster Mental Health - Care of Children 

9/20/14: School Violence, School Shootings 

8/16/14: Mass Casualty and Terrorism 

6/21/14Theory of Disaster Mental Health Intervention 


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