Responding to Tragedy


In the wake of Hurricane Sandy and the tragedy in Newtown, CT, we have compiled a list of resources to help  children and adults cope with difficult circumstances.

Public School Review Resources. How to discuss violence in schools.

NYC Department of Education. Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers.

University School of Medicine. Resources for Dealing with Traumatic Events in Schools.

United Federation of Teachers. Listen, Protect, and Connect: Helping you and your child in times of disaster.

NYC Department of Education. Crisis Response Resources to Help Students and their Families Recover from Hurricane Sandy.

1-800-LIFENET is a confidential, free mental health information and crisis hotline available to anyone at any time.