Resources Following a Tragedy

Following a tragedy, how do we help children who may be struggling with sadness, helplessness, fear, and many other emotions? How do we talk to children to reassure them of their own safety?

Here are some helpful resources for adults.

After a Loved One Dies: How Children Grieve

Helping Children and Teens Cope with Death

Helping Your Child Cope with Public Tragedy

Talking to Children About Tragedy and the Recent Shooting

The Dougy Center: Supporting Children or Teens After a Murder or Violent Death

The Dougy Center: Talking with Children About Tragic Events

The Dougy Center: Tips for Supporting Grieving Children

Tips for Families and Teens After Tragedy