Psychological First Aid (PFA) is an evidence-based approach for assisting people of any age or background in the immediate aftermath of a critical incident or crisis. In this resource, Open Briefing's wellbeing and resilience team offers vital guidance on how to provide PFA to activists and advocates you may be supporting. It also describes common responses to traumatic events and explains self-care measures affected people can follow. It is available online and to download in 10 languages.
We have updated our Holistic Security Toolkit with 87 additional resources for specific communities of at-risk civic actors. Available in English and Spanish, users can filter the resources by language, community, and/or domain of holistic security or use the improved search functionality.
We have published a major update to our popular Protection Ecosystem Map. The new version of the Map includes 180 sources of support and we’ve added Spanish descriptions alongside the existing English text.
Open Briefing has published the Holistic Security Toolkit in English and Spanish. The Toolkit is a curated library of essential resources for specific communities of at-risk civic actors. The third-party resources can be filtered by language, community and/or domain. The Toolkit includes specific resources for women human rights defenders, LGBT+ activists, environmental defenders, and freelance journalists, with more to come.