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Paris attacks

We are deeply saddened by the unfathomable losses and terrible events in Paris. We stand in solidarity and ready to offer assistance in any way. For more information on how we serve, please check out our website. To contact us directly, email us at info@disasterpsych.org or call 203-727-0923.

Nepal Earthquake Disaster

Nepal Earthquake Relief

We are responding to the Nepal earthquake and we need your support to implement our Mission. Our current fundraising goal of $30,000 will allow three teams to implement our proven strategies of needs assessment, care, training and support  on the ground.  All funds will be used to provide both short and long term care strategies. Please donate.  Every […]

Save the Date! June 21st Fundraiser

June 21, 2014 6–9 pm Kalayaan Freedom Hall at the Philippine Consulate General 556 Fifth Avenue NY, NY 10036 Disaster Psychiatry Outreach is a well established disaster mental health relief organization. Our mission is to alleviate suffering in the aftermath of disaster through the expertise and good will of psychiatrists. To fulfill this mission, DPO responds to […]

Hurricane Sandy, Volunteers Needed

DPO Appeal for Mental Health Volunteers Disaster Psychiatry Outreach (DPO) is seeking volunteers to participate in the Hurricane Sandy mental health relief efforts. We are coordinating with Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), American Red Cross and other volunteer organizations actively engaged in this response. To become an “active” volunteer on behalf of the […]

Dr. Craig Katz blogs from Japan

In January, DPO board member Craig Katz, M.D., travelled to Japan to give a lecture on disaster psychiatry to an international audience at Fukushima Medical University.  The University is ain the same prefecture as the nuclear reactor that caused the crisis that followed last year’s tsunami.  The symposium focused on lessons learned in dealing with […]

DPO Collaborates with Japanese Mental Health Network

In the wake of the earthquake and tsunami and subsequent nuclear disaster in Japan, DPO worked with the New York Japanese Mental Health Network to provide on-line training materials for mental health professionals in Japan.  In the first month alone, the training website received 1,300 hits.  As a follow-up, a delegation of Japanese psychiatrists and mental health professionals […]