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Call (603) 434-1577 Option 1

June 18, 2016

Responding to the Orlando Community Tragedy
Behavioral Health Resources To Foster Resilience10TipstoHelpSomeoneExperiencing Trauma1

The emotional toll from the mass shooting earlier this week in Orlando, Florida, continues to resonate both locally and nationwide. Following a tragedy of this magnitude, mental health support can make a substantial difference in beginning to heal a traumatized community.

As a helpful resource for the community, we share the following SAMHSA tools and materials to support survivors, community members, behavioral health providers and responders to foster recovery and resilience.

Resources for Survivors and Community Members
Coping With Grief After Community Violence
Tips for College Students: After a Disaster or Other Trauma
Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event: A Guide for Parents, Caregivers, and Teachers
Tips for Survivors of a Disaster or Other Traumatic Event: Managing Stress

Resources for Responders and Behavioral Health Providers
SAMHSA Behavioral Health Disaster Response Mobile App
SAMHSA Disaster Kit
Identifying Substance Misuse in the Responder Community

Resources for Spanish-Speaking Populations:
Consejos para sobrevivientes de un desastre u otro evento traumático: Manejo del estrés
Consejos para estudiantes universitarios: Después de un desastre u otro tipo de trauma
Sugerencias para hablar con niños y jóvenes y ayudarlos a hacer frente después de un desástre o un evento traumático: una guía para padres, cuidadores y maestros

Resources from the National Council for Behavioral Health:
INFOGRAPHIC: 10 Signs A Person May Be Experiencing Trauma
INFOGRAPHIC: 10 Tips to Help Someone Experiencing Trauma
TIP SHEET: Trauma in the LGBTQ Community: What Practitioners Should Know in the Wake of the Orlando Shootings
FACT SHEET: LGBTQ Mental Health: How the Orlando Shootings Can Broadly Impact This Community

We also remind you that CLM Emergency Services is available 24/7 by calling 603-434-1577, option 1.