Behavioral Health Services Disaster Response (BHSDR) is a volunteer group of responders from all different areas of Orange County Health Care Agency Behavioral Health Services (BHS). BHSDR is a well-rounded group of responders with a variety of expertise and cultural and language capabilities. Trained in various crisis intervention modalities including, but not limited to, Psychological First Aid (PFA) and Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM), response efforts include National, State and Local natural and man-made disasters and mass violence as well as other critical incidents within the community. BHSDR also participates in community-wide disaster preparation activities, collaborates with community partners and provides trainings to Orange County employees and community partners.
Disaster Response Brochures Available for Download
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