NCTSN Resources: Florida High School Shooting

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In response to the recent high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, the National Child Traumatic Stress Network has developed resources to help families and communities. These resources include tip sheets on:

Resources for Educators

The NCTSN also has resources for responders on Psychological First Aid (PFA). PFA is an early intervention to support children, adolescents, adults, and families impacted by these types of events. An online training course for PFA is available on our NCTSN Learning Center. PFA Mobile is an app that can be accessed for free for Android and Apple mobile devices.

Disaster Hotline
SAMHSA has a Disaster Distress Hotline – call 1-800-985-5900 or text TALKWITHUS to 66746.

Additional Resources
For those that are needing technical assistance or additional resources, please don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Melissa Brymer at mbrymer@mednet.ucla.edu.