Hurricane Recovery

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Time: 1:00pm (Eastern Time)


Hurricanes can have long-lasting effects. After the storm, affected communities may deal with challenging physical, mental, emotional, and environmental consequences. Please review the video recording of the webinar hosted by CDC’s Scott Damon and SAMHSA’s Meghan Griffin on the topic of health issues and mental health concerns that may linger after a hurricane.

Webinar participants and viewers will accomplish the following:

  • Describe CDC’s role in the topic covered during the presentation.
  • Describe the topic’s implications for respective constituents.
  • Discuss concerns and issues related to preparedness for and response to urgent public health threats.
  • Identify reliable information resources for the topic.
  • Describe how to promote health improvement, wellness, and disease prevention.

Scott Damon, MAIA
Health Communication Lead
Asthma & Community Health Branch
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Meghan Griffin, MPH
Public Health Advisor
Center for Mental Health Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

  • Webinar/Audio conference call on 10/17/2018: 1:00–2:00 p.m. ET
  • Web-on-demand training will be available in November
  • Materials: PowerPoint slide set (see Call Materials)
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