Behavioral Health and Emergency Preparedness

A range of mental health and chemical abuse (behavioral health) problems may surface in the early stages of an emergency situation.  These may continue to emerge among the public and among professionals who respond to an event. Addressing these concerns improves the emergency response and the health of the whole community.

On this page:
Psychological First Aid
Continuity of Operations (COOP)
Responder resources
Adult and family resources
Child and school resources
Disaster planning
Suicide prevention
Teens

Psychological First Aid

Continuity of Operations (COOP)

Responder resources

Adult and family resources

Child and school resources

  • Helping Children After the Flood
    Children react differently to a flood and its aftermath depending on their age, developmental level, and prior experiences.

  • National Child Traumatic Stress Network
    NCTSN provides education and technical assistance for parents, schools, the media and behavioral health professionals who work with traumatic stress in children.

Disaster planning

Suicide prevention

Teens


Updated Friday, July 15, 2016 at 01:18PM