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Disaster Behavioral Health

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Designed for public health workers including mental and substance use disorder providers and practitioners, healthcare providers and practitioners, first responders, and emergency planners, this 1-hour training provides an overview of the psychological challenges communities may face after a disaster.

Topics include the psychological phases of a community-wide disaster, mental health risks that rescue workers and victims face, and signs a survivor needs additional mental health assistance.

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University of Washington, School of Public Health, Northwest Center for Public Health Practice