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.

NC DHHS Coronavirus and Emerging Infection Disease Outbreaks Response

NC DHHS Disaster and Behavioral Health Toolkit for Natural and Man-Made Disasters (available in English, Spanish, Mandarin, and Arabic)

APA's Disaster Resources

Disaster Resource Center for Families and Children

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

FBI Documentary on Best Practices After School Shootings

College Students: Coping After Recent Shooting

APA Resources for Psychiatrists

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

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