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Title of Collaborative Activity:

CDC/RAND Technical Expert Panel on Behavioral Health Surveillance in Disasters

Description of Collaborative Activity:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has contracted with the RAND Corporation to develop guidance for public health and mental health departments on how to use existing data and resources to strengthen behavioral health monitoring and surveillance during public health emergencies. The three research questions guiding this work are: 1) what strategies are currently in use at state, tribal, local, and territorial levels to monitor behavioral health during public health emergencies? 2) what data sources, indicators, and methodologic approaches could public health and mental health departments use to strengthen behavioral health surveillance during public health emergencies? 3) what are recommendations for the interpretation and use of behavioral health surveillance information during public health emergencies?

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Committee, Advisory Group, or Work Group

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