Support for those Struggling in Wake of Florida School Shooting
The Vermont Department of Mental Health has provided a press release outlining Support for those Struggling in the Wake of Florida School Shooting. The resources discussed in this press release include the Vermont Crisis Text Line, Vermont's 10 Designated Agencies, tips for parents on media coverage, the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, Pathways Vermont Support Line and the American Psychological Association.
In addition to the resources outlined in that memo, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association has provided Tips for Talking with and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event. This guide for parents, caregivers, and teachers provides tips for helping children of all age levels through a traumatic event.