Our hearts and prayers go out to all those impacted by the tragedy in Las Vegas. Below we have gathered resources for those affected, as well as ways that you can help.
American Red Cross: Donate Blood: Find A Location
American Red Cross: List Myself as Safe and Well
For families looking to locate missing loved ones or friends call 1-866-535-5654
Mental Health Support:
American Psychological Association: Managing your distress in the aftermath of a shooting
American Counseling Association Fact Sheet on Post-Trauma/Disaster Stress
National Center for Victims of Crime: How Crime Victims React to Trauma
National Center for Victims of Crime: Grief: Coping with the Death of a Loved One
Helping Kids During Disasters:
Child Mind Institute Trauma Resources: Free, multilingual downloads of Child Mind Institute resources to help communities in the wake of tragic events.
Dr. Fadi Haddad: 7 Tips for Parents When Talking to Kids During Times of Stress
5 Tips on Talking to Kids About Scary News on Parenting.com
Phone and Text Services:
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
Magellan Health Free Counseling Services 24-hour toll-free crisis line with free, confidential counseling services for all individuals affected by the mass casualty shooting that occurred in Las Vegas late Sunday night: 1-800-327-7451.