These Psychological First Aid Tools were created by Dr. Marcia Kostenuik MD
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PSYCHOLOGICAL FIRST AID TOOLS FOR COVID-19
Feel free to print these tools for personal use.
How do I use the tools?
The tools can be used independently or in combination.
For acute anxiety and panic use the ABC123 tool first.
To provide psychosocial support start with the L.A.R.G.E. tool.
Obtain simple verbal consent before assisting an individual.
If symptoms are severe or prolonged, or other serious risk factors are present, contact crisis services.
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