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Disaster Mental Health Response Handbook

Description:

This document is a thorough handbook created by New South Wales Health in Australia pertaining to mental health in disaster situations. It provides sections on different mental health reactions, the needs of special populations, response to disasters, and the roles of workers in situations involving mental health.

Toolkit:

PPHR Toolkit

Keyword Area:

All-Hazards, Mental Health, Project Public Health Ready, Vulnerable Populations

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

New South Wales Health

Submitted:

10/10/2007

Modified:

08/16/2012

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