Families are sometimes forced to face trauma, loss, and grief. Recently, our area has struggled with the effects of Hurricane Harvey. The country is shocked by the shooting of innocent people in Sutherland Springs, Las Vegas, Orlando, Newtown, and Parkland. Our own community is dealing with a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas. Recovery from events such as these can be challenging to some youth and their families, especially those most closely impacted. 

The following are high-quality resources that parents can use to help their children through challenging times such as:


The Teen Health Center, Inc. is available to provide medical and mental health assistance to any Galveston County resident ages 0 through 21 years old for free. Click the link above for information about how to make an appointment at one of our six school-based clinics.
 

* NASP School Safety and Crisis Response Committee. (2015). Addressing grief: Tips for teachers and administrators. Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists. Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.

** Concepts of Death. © 2018 USC National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement

*** What Not to Say. © 2018 USC National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement