Psychological First Aid for First Responders: Tips for Emergency and Disaster Response Workers
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Resource Type: Print Media (Brochure, Flyer, Poster)
Focus Population: Behavioral Health Leaders, Family Members, Peers
Topics: Behavioral Health Organizational Guidance Docs, Crisis Response System, Mental Health Treatment, Peer Support, Trauma-informed
This pamphlet provides a brief explanation of Psychological First Aid for first responders and disaster responders. It highlights do’s and don’ts for working with disaster-affected individuals and communities and supporting survivors who are experiencing strong emotions.