Community Assessment for Mental and Physical Health Effects After Hurricane Irma — Florida Keys, May 2019
Reports results from the use of Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) to evaluate suicide risk in a micropolitan county with frequent hurricane landfall. Discusses the need to include long-term mental health service delivery as part of emergency preparedness planning for disasters such as hurricanes.
Yaritbel Torres-Mendoza, Alison Kerr, Amy Helene Schnall, et al.
MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 70(26), 937-941
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Emergency preparedness and response · Mental health · Needs assessment methods and resources · Suicide and suicide prevention · Florida