Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.

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.

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Training and Exercise Newsletter December 2022 Edition
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This newsletter, from the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program (PHEP), is intended to raise visibility and awareness of preparedness training and exercise opportunities for Maine CDC staff. If you have any training or exercise opportunities, please forward them to … Read More

FALL SPECIAL EDITION 2022 Disaster Behavioral Health Preparedness
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We’re hiring, 2022 Responder Safety & Health Survey, Updates, Upcoming Events & more. View the newsletter.

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We’re looking for the right person to join our Public Health Emergency Preparedness Team as the next Disaster Behavioral Health Coordinator The right candidate will have a public health/clinician/educator background with demonstrated interest in disaster behavioral health as well as … Read More

2022 Responder Safety and Health Survey
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Take the Survey Today – Your Input Is Greatly Valued. It helps us gauge wellness and determines disaster behavioral health training needs for Maine’s response community. The 2022 Responder Safety and Health Survey takes 4-5 minutes to complete. Protecting the … Read More

In the News: Disaster Behavioral Health Training prepares tomorrow’s workforce
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Brian Bouchard, of NewsSource8, WAGM, did a story this week about an initiative at the University of Maine at Fort Kent to better prepare students when they enter the workforce to render aid in the aftermath of a crisis. This … Read More

2022 Fall Newsletter – Maine Disaster Behavioral Health
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National Preparedness Month, Maine Responds, Healthcare Coalition Updates, Upcoming Events & more. View the newsletter.

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