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Providing Psychological First Aid (PFA)

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This tip sheet provides information on how responders can apply PFA during and in the immediate aftermath of a disaster. It highlights actions to take in interacting with survivors, things not to say or do in providing PFA, and the importance of training in PFA for a range of types of responders.
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New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Mental Health Disaster Preparedness and Response