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Helping Survivors: Intermediate Interventions Following Disaster and Mass Violence

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This page discusses ways that disaster responders and mental health treatment professionals can help survivors of disasters in the weeks or months following the disaster. The page suggests ways to reach the full community of survivors and describes Skills for Psychological Recovery, an intervention designed to be used after Psychological First Aid has been used in the immediate aftermath of a disaster.
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National Center for PTSD (PTSD)
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)