Guide for Developing High-Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Houses of Worship
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: Behavioral Health Leaders, Family Members, Peers
Topics: Crisis Response System, Religious or Spiritual Support
Developed by several federal departments, this collaborative guide provides houses of worship with information regarding emergency operations planning for the spectrum of threats and hazards they may face. It includes steps in the planning process, important components of an emergency operations plan, and an example of how a plan can be used to cope in one type of emergency (an active shooter situation).