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 […]
We have been actively deployed and are coordinating with The American Red Cross to respond to the Metro North Railroad Derailment. If you or someone you know has been affected and needs immediate assistance, The Disaster Distress Helpline has counselors available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide support and counseling. Call […]
Our thoughts are with the survivors of the Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. We are closely watching the situation develop and working with the local (New York-based) medical volunteers on providing “just in time” training as they are heading to the Philippines. We are planning on providing additional support as the situation develops. If you […]
Psychiatrists Work Around the Clock to Help Sandy’s Victims – Read Medscape Article featuring Dr. Grant Brenner and Dr. Sander Koyfman speaking to the issues of the mental health aspects of the disaster response.
DPO held a free training session for psychiatrists and other mental health professionals who wish to volunteer to assist victims of superstorm Sandy on Saturday, November 10, from 10 AM to 2 PM at the William Alanson White Institute. Thank you to all volunteers that attended and those who chose to support us by donating […]