Resources for Mass Shooting
Our many thanks to Ashley Rodriguez with the Texas Association of Promotores & Community Health Workers (TAPCHW) for putting together these resources and information and allowing us to share.
We want to provide a few resources for anyone affected by the recent shootings in Uvalde, Texas. Events like this not only affect the local community but also the state and the nation as a whole. We mourn with everyone in this tragedy.
Please see the tips for parents and professionals for “restoring a sense of safety in the aftermath of a mass shooting” from the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress.
The following tips are from the American Counseling Association:
To guide discussions about the shooting, Mental Health America of Greater Dallas offers the following suggestions for parents as they communicate with young people in Texas:
Additional resources are available at the following sites:
Mental Health Texas https://mentalhealthtx.org/
Mental health America https://mhanational.org/
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress www.cstsonline.org
National Child Traumatic Stress Network www.nctsn.org
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry www.aacap.org
American Academy of Pediatrics www.aap.org
American Psychiatric Association www.psychiatry.org/
American Psychological Association www.apa.org
American Red Cross www.redcross.org
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