Disaster Behavioral Health Coalition Guidance
Division for At-Risk Individuals, Behavioral Health, and Community Resilience (ABC). (2014). Disaster Behavioral Health Coalition Guidance. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response.
This document provides guidance for establishing a disaster behavioral health coalition for disaster response and recovery to facilitate communication across provider groups, coordinate behavioral health care efforts, and help identify existing and emergent needs. Checklists of guidelines for successful coalitions, ways to recruit members, and Disaster Behavioral Health Coalition activities are included.