Violence

Violence

1. Articles/Fact Sheets:

Tips for Survivors: Coping with Grief after Community Violence
This tip sheet contains information about some of the signs of grief and anger and provides information about how to cope with grief.

Managing Your Distress in the Aftermath of a Shooting (also Español)
This article discusses common feelings/reactions individuals may have after a mass shooting in the community and offers ideas about caring for your mental health.

How to Talk with Kids about Terrible Things
This article discusses how to talk with children and teens about school shootings, which includes what behaviors to look for, what to emphasize, what to talk about, and how to help children feel safe.

Talking to Children about the Shooting
This article explains how to talk with a child/teen about a shooting.

Psychological Impact of the Recent Shooting
This article describes a few ways children and families can be psychologically affect by a recent shooting and discusses a few ideas to help with coping.

Tips for Parents on Media Coverage
This fact sheet includes tips for parents on how to protect, limit, and/or help teens/children understand media coverage after a shooting.

Parent Guideline for Helping Youth after Mass Violence (also Español)
This article discusses how individuals and children may react after mass violence and ways for parents to care for themselves and help their teens/children.