WHY USE THE TOOLS?

PSYCHOLOGICAL FIRST AID TOOLS

Help physicians and others to

  • reduce their own anxiety & stress reactions

  • respond to acute psychological reactions in patients

  • empower other staff members to provide initial support

The ABC123 tool

  • reduces anxiety, panic and dissociation

  • can be used as a daily practice

  • can be used when needed even while at work

The L.A.R.G.E. tool helps physicians support

  • patients suffering from psychosocial distress

  • family members suffering from grief & loss

  • peers experiencing work or life stress