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The needs assessment team comprised of Dr. Jeffrey Taxman, Dr. Namita Rajouria-Malla and Dr. Ram Suresh Mahato started DPO’s relief mission in Nepal on May 22, 2015. DPO partnered with Rato Bangla School (RBS) in Lalitpur to conduct several training and supportive sessions at RBS for teachers, supporting staff, parents and high school students. Teachers […]
We are a small team relying on expertise and good will of our volunteers (primarily psychiatrists) to engage in supportive role after a disaster. Our experience of thousands of volunteer hours since 1998 guides us on these typical interventions: Most practicing mental health professionals benefit from specific post disaster training – our 1-2 day scalable […]
Dr. Sander Koyfman was recently interviewed on The Hard Line to call attention to continued mental health support needs in Nepal and other disaster areas. The conversation focused on critical needs to support those both near and far. Correction: Ed Berliner states that Dr. Koyfman is “leading the team to Nepal.” He is in […]
Disaster Psychiatry Outreach (DPO) is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization formed to provide Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) in the aftermath of disasters and terrorist events. DPO was formed in 1998 though the goodwill of psychiatrists responding to the Swissair 111 aviation disaster, filling a gap present in services offered by responding groups. We recognize […]