NCTSN Response: Orlando Nightclub Hate Crime and Act of Terrorism

This information is being forwarded to you from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network:

In response to the Orlando Nightclub hate crime and act of terrorism, the National Child Traumatic Stress Network has developed resources to help families and communities respond:


The NCTSN also has resources on Psychological First Aid (PFA) PFA is an early intervention to support children, youth, adults, and families impacted by these types of events.  PFA have been translated into numerous languages, including Spanish.  There is a PFA for Faith-Based Leaders available for download, as well as PFA Mobile, which is an app available on Android and Apple devices.  An online training course for PFA is available on the NCTSN Learning Center, as well as a Childhood Traumatic Grief and Developing Clinical Competence in Working with LGBTQ Youth and Families Speaker Series.  SAMSHA has a Disaster Distress Hotline - call 1-800-985-5990 or text TALKWITHUS to 66746 to connect with a trained counselor.