Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Street Level Conference Room
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Provider: American Psychiatric Association and the American Psychiatric Foundation
Descriptions: This brief handbook, full of authoritative references and written for psychiatric health professionals, contains chapters on cultural and ethnic considerations, medico-legal issues, communicating through the media, and providing guidance for parents and caregivers.
Keywords: disaster, drugs, ethics, physician, point-of-care, psychiatry, PTSD, public health
Provider: American Psychiatric Association
Descriptions: This portal page from the APA provides mental health professionals with a wealth of resources on mental health care in disasters. A number of full text documents are provided here and on linked pages. Of particular value may be these pages: APA Disaster Psychiatry Resources, "a collection of various disaster psychiatry resources prepared... for use by mental health professionals and those involved with disaster preparedness" - Disaster Mental Health Resources from Other Organizations - Links to Disaster Mental Health Organizations, both US and International - and Listing of APA’s District Branch Disaster Liaisons.
Keywords: disaster, emergency medicine, emergency preparedness, mental health, portal, psychiatry, PTSD, public health
Provider: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Descriptions: "The PILOTS database is an electronic index to the worldwide literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health consequences of exposure to traumatic events."
Keywords: disaster, mental health, military, post-traumatic, PTSD