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Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Disaster Situations in the Caribbean

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
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Technical Guidance

This book offers the basic knowledge required for health and mental health workers in the area of mental health and psychosocial support for populations affected by disasters. This book has been prepared taking into consideration the needs of the Caribbean population and its professionals. It can be useful for health sector institutions as well as those actors from the social sector or civil society who provide psychosocial support to communities affected by traumatic events. This book can be used as a practical tool and as a conribution to basic training materials.