Our NCTSN partner from the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress at the Uniformed Services University created mental health education resources to address the Coronavirus and emerging infectious disease outbreaks, including:
Psychological First Aid
The NCTSN also has resources for responders on Psychological First Aid (PFA). PFA is an early intervention to support children, adolescents, adults, and families impacted by these types of events. The PFA online training course is available on our NCTSN Learning Center. Also download PFA Mobile on your IOS or Android mobile devices.
SAMHSA has a Disaster Distress Helpline – call 1-800-985-5990 or text TALKWITHUS to 66746.
The CDC is regularly updating information at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html
For those that are needing technical assistance or additional resources, please don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Melissa Brymer at firstname.lastname@example.org.