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Apps related to disaster psychology
- FREE app for “4 for Calm” Breathing developed by the Veterans Administration: http://t2health.dcoe.mil/apps/breathe2relax
- Information on coping, resilience, stress management, health, & other topics from the American Psychological Association: http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/index.aspx
- Responder Self Care: http://www.sph.umn.edu/academics/ce/tools/
- Behavioral Health Disaster Response: https://store.samhsa.gov/product/SAMHSA-Behavioral-Health-Disaster-Response-Mobile-App/PEP13-DKAPP-1
- Psychological First Aid: http://www.nctsn.org/content/pfa-mobile
Apps related to personal preparedness and response
- FEMA disaster reporter http://www.fema.gov/smartphone-app
- Family communication and location: https://www.life360.com/
- Shelter locations: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/american-red-cross-shelter/id419258261