Resources for Disaster Recovery
It is with heavy heart that we again share information and materials to assist students and staff as they process a deadly school shooting. We mourn for the youth and for their families, friends, and communities who will forever be impacted by this tragedy. We must not become immune to the heart-wrenching violence, but instead become more vigilant in creating safe, caring, and inclusive communities as well as in identifying and assisting students who are in need of support. We remain committed to helping schools establish positive climates that support students and provide the opportunity for them to thrive.
Emotional distress can happen before and after a crisis. Anniversaries and similar events can bring back painful memories. Creating a space and providing support to experience grief is crucial. Below are some resources collected to help students, staff, and school communities process the difficult emotions that that arise after a school shooting.