Dealing with the Effects of Trauma is SAMHSA's self-help guide for coping with trauma. The step-by-step manual begins with suggestions for making small changes—keeping a journal, developing an everyday routine, working out—to improve mood and functioning. Next comes the "healing journey," a list of goals for long-term growth and recuperation. The guide contains helpful resources and tips for finding service providers close to home.
Kim Kubal created Strength to Heal, a Web site based on her four-part book for trauma, abuse, addiction, and PTSD survivors. The site has information for clinicians and caregivers that explores patient–provider relationships, spirituality, and sensorimotor psychotherapy. Each healing tool is a resource Kim has used to facilitate her recovery from severe trauma and co-occurring disorders.
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) are ten categories of abuse, neglect, or loss certain kids have been subjected to before their 18th birthday. The ACE Response site integrates research on prevention and intervention with proven treatment strategies to promote best practices for recovery. ACE's Restorative Integral Support is a roadmap for program, community, and workplace development that uses social networking to give consumers a real voice and connection to helpful resources.