Haiti Earthquake Massachusetts State Response. Building Emotional Resilience in response to the January Earthquake Ashley Pearson Director of Emergency Mgmt Svcs. MA Dept. of Mental Health May 14, 2010.
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Building Emotional Resilience in response to the January Earthquake
Director of Emergency Mgmt Svcs.
MA Dept. of Mental Health
May 14, 2010
People walk along a street lined with buildings, which were destroyed after a major earthquake struck, in Port-au-Prince in this January 12, 2010 video grab. (REUTERS/Reuters TV
“Resilience" corresponds to cumulative "protective factors" and is used in opposition to cumulative "risk factors“
Building it develops an adaptive system that uses exposure to stress to provide resistance to future negative events
Terms for Emotional Resilience
Mental toughnessEmotional Resilience
Like any good preventative measure, it prepares you for future potential negative impacts & is a form of self-care, stress management
A injured child receives medical treatment after an earthquake in Port-au-Prince January 13, 2010. (REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz)
Residents search for victims after an earthquake in Port-au-Prince January 13, 2010. (REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz)