170 Main Street, Danbury, CT 06810  |  203.797.4505  |   |  Sitemap  |  Privacy Policy
Home » Resources for dealing with tragedy » Resources for Sandy Hook

In the wake of the terrible tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the librarians at Healthnet: Connecticut Consumer Health  Information Network offer the following online resources to help you and your children talk about violence: 


Helping your children manage distress in the aftermath of a shooting
From the American Psychological Association

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters: What Parents Can Do/How Parents Can Help
From the National Institute of Mental Health

Age-Related Reactions to a Traumatic Event
From the National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Children and the News
From American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Tips for Talking to Children about the Aurora Shooting
From American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Coping With Unexpected Events: Depression and Trauma
SEE SECTION:  Helping and Talking with Children
From the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)