Coping Resources for School Tragedgy
When we hear on the news about another senseless school shooting, it's hard to just listen. Listed below are some resources for children and adults on how to cope. These are just resources and they're not intended to substitute from advice for a mental health professional. Hopefully though, it gives you just a little more information and useful tips that may give you some support.
Building resilience to manage indirect exposure to terror
Managing your distress in the aftermath of a shooting
The Child Mind Institute provides articles and support for dealing with trauma in children.
The National Association of School Psychologists has tips for talking to your children about violence
Sandy Hook Promise is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information on school safety, including guidance on how to recognize the signs and signals of at-risk behavior.