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Field Manual for Mental Health and Human Service Workers in Major Disasters

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

This field manual is intended for mental health workers and other human service providers who assist survivors following a disaster. The pocket manual provides the basics of disaster mental health, information about disaster survivors' reactions and needs, "helping" skills, and strategies for worker stress prevention and management. The manual is available for free by mail at the link below.

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