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19 and the South East Airports Disaster Operations Group simulations, the MHRP should also be simulated, practiced, (SEADOG). Contact with WESTDOG can be made through and evaluated so as to equip an organization with the neces- the Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport (DFW) and con- sary knowledge prior to an actual catastrophic event. As an tact with SEADOG can be done through Pensacola Interna- example of such training, an organization could designate tional Airport (PNS), Savannah/Hilton Head International some employees to play a role of an overstressed employee Airport (SAV), or the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport by having that person exhibit certain symptoms that should (GPT). Presently there are no known mutual aid programs be recognized by peers and evaluated by the embedded mental between air carriers, and it is unlikely one could emerge due health provider. to competitive issues, operational complexities, and regulatory Figure 2 outlines each of the steps for the planning phase oversight. However, intra-company mutual aid pacts should of a MHRP. be considered between stations. Mental Health Recovery Planning Step 7. Assimilating the MHRP into Critical and Development Incident Response Training or Airport A comprehensive guide to planning the mental health re- Emergency Plan sponse was developed by the state of New York and includes The final step in the pre-planning phase is to fully integrate a thorough review of a range of possibilities to consider. Each MHRP concepts into any disaster/incident training under- entity should explore the following areas while developing taken by the organization. In the event of full-scale disaster their individual plan. Step 1. Awareness and Integration Step 2. EAP Mental Available Health Contract Mental Step 3. Embed Mental Health Health Provider Step 4. Mental Health Provider Preparations Step 5. Employee Training Step 6. Establish Mutual Aid Step 7. Training Assimilation Figure 2. MHRP planning steps.