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Hurricane Harvey - APA Disaster Resource Network

Monday, August 28, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Karen Hardin
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Many of us are following the news regarding Hurricane Harvey, and its devastating impact on Texas. APA’s Disaster Resource Network (DRN) team provided the following resources related to flooding and hurricanes. Updates from the Red Cross will be provided as they are received. 

 

If you are trained as a Disaster Mental Health volunteer, are interested and able to go out on assignment (usually 10 – 15 days, possibly longer), please contact your local Red Cross office.

 

APA DRN Resources:

 

Tips to strengthen your emotional well-being before the arrival of a hurricane  http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/hurricane-preparation.aspx

 

Managing traumatic stress: After the hurricanes  http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/hurricane-stress.aspx

 

Tornadoes, Hurricanes and Children  http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/tornadoes-kids.aspx

 

Managing traumatic stress: Dealing with the hurricanes from afar http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/hurricane-afar.aspx

 

Strengthening your emotional well being ahead of the flood  http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/flood-preparation.aspx

 

Manage flood-related distress by building resilience  http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/flood-distress.aspx

 

What psychologists do on disaster relief operations http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/disaster-site.aspx

 

The road to resilience  http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/road-resilience.aspx

 

Please Dr. Marjorie Kurkor, OPA's DRN Coordinator, if you have any questions or concerns, or if you are interested in becoming active in the Disaster Resource Network.