Crisis | Trauma | Bereavement
American School Counselors Association
Includes talking points and links to additional resources.
American Psychiatric Nurses Association
Resources dedicated to dealing with traumatic events that may be of benefit to you and your school(s).
National Center for School Mental Health (NCSMH)
The University of Maryland, Resources and links on mental health support for those experiencing disaster trauma.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) School Safety and Crisis
Resources to promote the ability of children and youth to cope with traumatic or unsettling events.
National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Trauma and bereavement support services within school settings to help students, staff, and families. Provides resources, training materials, and consultation assistance for schools.
NEA's School Crisis Guide
Link to download the guide.
NEA Healthy Futures School Crisis Guide: Aims to Help Schools Respond, Recover from Crises
Step-by-step resource created by educators for educators, school district administrators, and principals to keep schools safe — before, during, and after a crisis.
UCLA Quick Find Online Clearing House: Crisis Prevention and Response
Resources for crisis planning, training staff, and school-based crisis teams. Contains handouts for staff, students, and parents on grief, violence, stress, and assisting students with traumatic loss.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Resources (SAMHSA)
SAMSHA Coping Tips for Traumatic Events and Disasters
Multiple resources on behavioral health issues related to disaster for children, youth, and first responders.
SAMSHA Disaster Distress Helpline
Provides trained counselors who can provide crisis counseling, info on how to recognize distress and its effects, and/or referrals to local crisis call centers. Open 24 hours every day of the year, call 1-800-985-5990 or text "TalkWithUs" to 66746.
Mental Health Services Facility Locator
An online, map-based program to find nearby facilities.
Page Updated 5/17/23