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 […]
DPO seeks to work within the IASC Guidelines for MHPSS. The Inter Agency Standing Committee was established in 1992 by the United Nations and major NGOs and other organizations to ensure coordination of response and resources during disasters in order to optimize MHPSS response by facilitating collaboration and providing a consensus and evidence-based set of […]
Here some updates regarding our Nepal response. We are swiftly moving to meeting our financial goals and now have all the necessary funding for the first team to be leaving at the end of May ($10,000 for the Needs Assessment mission, and we are already half way to fund the second team planned for 3 months […]
Eion Bailey is currently appearing in the hit television shows, Once Upon a Time and Ray Donovan. GoFundMe website www.gofundme.com/dponepal1 to donate – help us reach our goal!