Disaster Preparedness & Response Resources

Resources for psychiatrists for their roles in responding to disasters and mass traumas. Psychiatrists provide valuable medical experience and expertise for preparing and responding to disasters and mass traumas. It is important to understand how psychiatric care can be integrated into disaster response systems in order to effectively provide medical assessment, treatment and consultation.

Coronavirus and Emerging Infection Disease Outbreaks Response

APA's Disaster Resources

American Red Cross

Disaster Resource Center

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

How to Pack an Emergency Kit for Any Disaster

Tips for Survivors of a Disaster or Other Traumatic Event: Coping with Retraumatization

Disaster Relief: A Look Into the Pharmacist's Role

When a Disaster Disrupts Access to Psychiatric Medications

Sesame Street in Communities: Handling Emergencies

APA Resources for Psychiatrists

APA Practice Guidelines: Treatment of Patients with Acute Stress Disorders and PTSD