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Resources for Disaster Behavioral Health

May 30, 2024 | Shannon Duffy

Before the start of a new season of hurricanes, wildfires, extreme heat, and other emergencies, now is a good time to ensure response staff and leadership are supported and equipped with the tools necessary to manage stress, cope in a healthy capacity, and feel safe in the workspace.

Disaster behavioral health (DBH) includes mental health, substance abuse, and stress management services to disaster survivors and responders. Incorporating DBH into all phases of emergency management can ensure resident and responder preparedness, an effective, compassionate response effort, and a more resilient community moving forward.

The following resources are available to support DBH:


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