At Risk Individuals, Behavioral Health and Community Resilience

At Risk Individuals, Behavioral Health and Community Resilience
Sep 10 CDPH Team

The Division for At-Risk Individuals, Behavioral Health & Community Resilience (ABC) provides subject matter expertise, education, and coordination to internal and external partners to ensure that the functional needs of at-risk individuals and behavioral health issues are integrated in the public health and medical emergency preparedness, response, and recovery activities of the nation to facilitate and promote community resilience and national health security.  Learn More

At Risk Individuals

Some individuals may have greater difficulty accessing the public health and medical services they require following a disaster or emergency. At-risk individuals have needs in one or more of the following functional areas: communication, medical care, maintaining independence, supervision, and transportation. Learn More

Behavioral Health

Disaster behavioral health is the provision of mental health, substance abuse, and stress management services to disaster survivors and responders. Following an emergency event it is common for individuals and families, as well as disaster responders, to experience distress and anxiety about safety, health, and recovery.  Learn More

Community Resilience

Resilient communities include healthy individuals, families, and communities with access to health care, both physical and psychological, and with the knowledge and resources to know what to do to care for themselves and others in both routine and emergency situations.  Learn More

ABC Resource Library

Find fact sheets, tools, videos, reports and other resources that support to help partners better meet the needs of at-risk individuals and support behavioral health and community resilience before, during and after a disaster.  Learn More