Psychological First Aid During Ebola Virus Outbreaks

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.

For additional PFA Guidance, see the original guide: Psychological First Aid - a guide for Field Workers


The Health in Emergencies pages.