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Expert Advice: Protecting Mental Health Before, During, & After Disasters
DRLA Director Dr. Reggie Ferreira spoke to Inside Climate News about disaster mental health.
“Let’s just be ready,” Ferreira said. “Expect that you could experience something like this, but also mitigate that. You don’t live in constant anxiety, because you won’t be able to function. So it’s just creating a culture of preparedness and anticipation. I know it might sound very simplistic, but that’s really what’s needed.”