Mental Health

Taking Action to Protect the Most Vulnerable

During and after a disaster, people with mental health challenges and special needs are among our most at-risk neighbors. That’s why there is a critical need to educate, train and mobilize the community to build resistance for this vulnerable population and be ready to act when the situation arises. Our approach includes:

  • Building support for improved mental health services
  • Increasing the capacity of health providers and community organizations to assist these individuals
  • Training residents and community leaders in mental health screenings and support
  • Promoting data sharing and community mapping to identify at-risk individuals

Resilience United provides the resources and guidance to help you build coalitions and make the connections you need to implement these strategies from start to finish.

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