Addressing Behavioral Health Needs in Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery
August 15, 2013 3:00 pm Eastern Time
Thursday, August 15 at 3:00 p.m. ET
- Christian Burgess, Mental Health Association of New York City
- Irfan Hasan, The New York Community Trust
- Regine Webster, Center for Disaster Philanthropy
Hurricanes, tornadoes, and other disasters not only cause physical damage, but also have a profound emotional impact on the mental health and well-being of individuals and communities. On this webinar participants learned more about current philanthropic efforts to support both immediate and long-term mental health needs in the aftermath of a disaster. Presenters shared their experiences and lessons learned in addressing behavioral health after the Joplin tornado, Hurricane Sandy, and other disasters.
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- Subject Areas: Behavioral Health