Resources in Response to the Shooting at UNC Charlotte
In response to the recent shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the National Child Traumatic Stress Network has developed resources to help students, families, and the community. These resources include tip sheets on:
· After the Injury - website for families with injured family members
· Health Care Toolbox - website for pediatric health providers working with injured children
Psychological First Aid
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. PFA Mobile is an app that can be accessed for free on Apple and Android mobile devices. The NCTSN Learning Center offers a PFA online training course.
To access these resources and others, go to
Terrorism and Violence: https://www.nctsn.org/what-is-child-trauma/trauma-types/terrorism-and-violence
Available from the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress at the Uniformed Services University:
For individuals in the United States who are needing additional support, SAMHSA has a Disaster Distress Helpline. To access, call 1-800-985-5990 or text TALKWITHUS to 66746.
For those that are needing technical assistance or additional resources, please don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Melissa Brymer at firstname.lastname@example.org.