Helping Responders in the Wake of Disaster

In the aftermath of the devastating tornado in Oklahoma, people will need mental health support as much as medical support.

It’s crucial to help medical professionals, first responders, family members, and victims both administer or receive the proper psychological first aid.

This mental health awareness toolkit provides first responders—whether they are disaster response workers, parents, caregivers, or teachers—with specific tips for responding effectively to people in the wake of a disaster.

The information is meant to help alleviate painful emotions and promote hope and healing.