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Psychological First Aid

Psychological First Aid: Mental Health Care After Hurricane Sandy

Craig L. Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Craig L. Katz, M.D.

On a recent Friday, a psychiatrist and a team of medical students traveled to the Far Rockaways in Queens to provide mental health assistance to survivors of Hurricane Sandy. Their work did not involve psychotherapy or diagnoses, but rather tending to the immediate needs of survivors.

Catherine Pearson

10 Years After 9/11: What We Now Know About Trauma

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.09.2011 | Healthy Living

In the days following 9/11, scores of mental health professionals and grief counselors rushed to directly-impacted areas, hoping to help people cope w...

The Psychological Impact of Earthquake in Haiti

Michael Blumenfield, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Blumenfield, M.D.

Just about every survivor in Haiti can be expected to be going through a very personal grieving process and many will experience at least some symptoms of post traumatic stress.