Reports of mass violence and shootings often plague the news and unsettle our lives. Although most people are resilient and often bounce back after difficult times, these events interrupt our sense of order and safety. The impact  often extends to individuals who live far outside the affected areas with no personal connections to the events. This is especially true when the event is human caused with the intent to do harm. These resources can offer support and further information on how to cope and help others as well.


Coping in the Aftermath of Mass Violence


Active Shooter Preparedness


Talking to Children


Media Guidelines for Covering Mass Violence:


Immediate Assistance