Resources In The Wake of the Las Vegas Mass Shooting

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.

Right Now:

American Red Cross: Donate Blood: Find A Location

 American Red Cross: List Myself as Safe and Well

Donate to Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada

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.

NAMI Disaster Distress Helpline: 800-985-5990

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.

 

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