Resources in response to Robb Elementary School shooting
In response to the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas, the Native Center for Behavioral Health (consisting of the National American Indian & Alaska Native ATTC, NAIAN MHTTC, NAIAN PTTC, and NAIAN Child Trauma TSA) offers these resources for educators, counselors, and others to assist children, families, and communities navigate the complex emotional reactions that frequently occur in the wake of such a tragedy.
The resources listed here are from the Native Center for Behavioral Health, our partners, and professional organizations.
From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:
Today, agencies across the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a joint letter to states, tribes, and jurisdictions encouraging them to prioritize and maximize their efforts to strengthen children’s mental health and well-being. The letter, signed by leaders of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), and the Administration for Community Living (ACL), outlines HHS’ plans to support and facilitate state-level coordination across federal funding streams to advance and expand mental health services for children. Read more.
From the National Child Traumatic Stress Network:
From the National Association of School Psychologists:
General trauma resources for Native populations:
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