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The mission of behavioral health disaster response is to assist individuals in coping with the immediate psychological aftermath of the disaster, mitigate additional stress and psychological harm, and to promote the development of resilience techniques and coping strategies that individuals, responders and communities may be able to utilize throughout recovery.
The Maine Disaster Behavioral Health Response Team (DBHRT) needs more members to fully represent the communities where you live. Sign up and share your skills and community knowledge to help all Maine residents. Help safeguard Maine by becoming a volunteer.
Webinar for first responders presented by a long time EMS professional, author, educator, mentor to many, Mike Taigman. The website includes a link to the webinar, resources, and links to books mentioned in the learning session. Learn more and view … Read More
After a disaster, survivors may feel angry about the ways in which the disaster has changed their lives. This tip sheet helps survivors to understand that anger can be a common response to a traumatic event. The tip sheet also … Read More
Outreach workers often work with older adults after disasters. This guide will help prepare staff for encounters with this population by describing common disaster reactions and providing tips and resources. This guide is designed for outreach workers, crisis counselors, or … Read More
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Preparing emergency kits for your family is an important step in keeping them safe and healthy during a disaster.