Helping Children Cope with Stress After Mass Violence

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Mass violence incidents, where several people are injured and killed, affect everyone in the community. Coping with mass violence can be very stressful. You or your friends might have been physically injured; you may have been worried about the safety of family and friends or lost a loved one. You may have been interviewed by the police. It can be difficult to figure out where to begin when trying to understand what happened. Over time, most people begin to feel better and return to normal routines, but knowing about the impact of mass violence can help you take care of yourself and others. Here are some resources for parents & teens on hope to cope after mass violence:

Source: The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

www.NCTSN.org

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