Planning for Psychiatric Patient Movement During Emergencies and Disasters
Division for At-Risk Individuals, Behavioral Health, and Community Resilience (ABC). (2012). Planning for Psychiatric Patient Movement During Emergencies and Disasters. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response.
This tip sheet can help healthcare providers plan to relocate patients receiving psychiatric care in the event of an emergency. It includes a list of questions for planners and healthcare providers that can help with planning efforts.