Resources for Supporting Children & Teens Through Tragedy


Talking to Kids About Traumatic Events

A National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement resource for talking with children and teens about terrorist attacks and school or community shootings.

Parent Guidelines for Supporting Youth After the Recent Shooting

A parent/caregiver resource for helping teens after the recent school shooting.

How Parents Can Help Students Cope with Oxford School Shooting

Immediate options for support for children and adults struggling to cope with the Oxford High School shooting.

Resources for Educators and service providers

Trauma, Violence, and School Shooting

The National Center for Healthy Safe Children’s list of resources for parents, educators, and service providers working with youth who have experienced trauma.

Bereavement Resources for Schools

New York Life Foundation’s collection of programs and resources to support grieving students and school communities.


School Shooting Resources

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network’s collection of resources for responding to school shootings.

Incidents of Mass Violence

Learn about who is most at-risk for emotional distress from incidents of mass violence and where to find disaster-related resources.

OCHN Offers Mental Health Tips in Response to a Local Crisis

Oakland Community Health Network resource line and mental health support for local families and students.

24/7 Crisis Support Through Common Ground – (800) 231-1127
Disaster Distress Helpline – 1-800-985-5990

SandCastles is always available to support you and your family.

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