Resources When Recovering from Violence in our Community
Many people will be worried about staying safe in the community after a violent event. People may be scared they can no longer be safe. Below are some documents that may help (both Spanish and English) -
- Reducing Anxiety in times of Crisis
- Reducing Anxiety in times of Crisis (Spanish Version)
- Trauma in the Community
- Trauma in the Community (Spanish version)
- Building Resiliency
- Building Resiliency (Spanish Version)
- Living in a Violent World
- Living in a Violent World (Spanish Version)
- Protecting Children from Violence
- Protecting Children from Violence (Spanish Version)
Protecting Our Youth from Suicide
Suicide is not a topic most people want to discuss. Unfortunately, it is here in our communities, and we are painfully reminded each time we learn of a young person who has died by suicide. The sad fact is that suicide is common among youth. It is the second leading cause of death among youth ages 10 to 24, and nearly 5,000 lives are lost each year.
We can do something about it!
- Learn the warning signs & what to do
- SAMHSA has created A Toolkit for High Schools
- Our U.S. Surgeon General issued the 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention
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