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Shootings in Charleston, South Carolina

In response to the recent shootings at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress is disseminating educational fact sheets to assist community leaders, first responders, healthcare providers, and family members in addressing the mental health needs of those affected.  These fact sheets provide brief, timely, relevant information that is easy to read and use to support individuals impacted by this event.


Restoring a sense of well-being in children after a disaster

Managing the stress of children after a disaster

Leadership communication: Anticipating and responding to stressful events

Funerals and memorials a part of recovery

Leadership in the wake of tragedy

Leadership stress management

Safety, recovery, hope after disaster

Psychological first aid: How you can support well-being in disaster victims

The debriefing debate