Mental health

Psychological First Aid for Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak

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Authors:
WHO; CBM; World Vision; UNICEF

Publication details

Number of pages: 60
Publication date: 2014
Languages: English; French.
ISBN: 978 924 154 8847

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Overview

Ebola virus disease outbreaks have a significant impact on the wellbeing of those affected, their family, community members and the health workers treating people with Ebola.

This guide focuses on psychological first aid, which involves humane, supportive and practical help to follow human beings suffering serious crisis events. The guidance has been written for people who help others during Ebola virus disease outbreaks.