Evacuating Patients with Mental Illness
ASPR TRACIE. (2016). Evacuating Patients with Mental Illness (Redacted Request for Technical Assistance.). (Users must be registered for and logged in to the Information Exchange to access.) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Health.
In response to a request for materials on evacuating patients with mental illness before, during, or after a disaster, the ASPR TRACIE team provided several resources media resources and podcasts; scholarly articles; and plans, tools, and templates. We also provided links to two relevant ASPR TRACIE Topic Collections: Healthcare Facility Evacuation/Sheltering, and Mental/Behavioral Health. In addition, we shared information gathered from our subject matter expert cadre members with expertise in the mental/behavioral health field.