Category Archives: disaster preparedness

News and Notes for October 18

It’s October, and with the new month comes a renewed focus on mental health awareness among people with lived experience of mental health conditions. Tuesday, October 10th marks World Mental Health Day, an international recognition of the importance of mental … Continue reading

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News and Notes for September 13

Welcome to September, which marks the return of the annual celebration of wellness and recovery that is Recovery Month. Recovery Month offers advocates in the mental health community an opportunity not only to consider what recovery means in their own … Continue reading

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Are You Ready for the Next Disaster?

From wild fires in the West to hurricanes in the Gulf, disaster can reach people in every corner of the country. People with mental health needs can be particularly challenged by disasters, which can disrupt treatment routines and trigger trauma. … Continue reading

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Disaster Preparedness for Persons with Mental Health Needs

The CAFE TA Center has just published a new resource to help individuals with mental illnesses be prepared to take care of themselves in the event of a natural or man-made disaster. Disasters can be extremely disruptive, challenging and trauma-inducing … Continue reading

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Check Out Disaster Planning for Consumers of Mental Health Services

The CAFE TA Center is pleased to present its newest online training, Disaster Planning for Consumers of Mental Health Services. Everyone needs to be prepared for potential disasters, and have a plan in place so they are ready to react. … Continue reading

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