The information below is from Community Partnership for Southern Arizona's website. These and other resources can be accessed online here:
- What Can I do to Help Myself Deal with Loss and Grief?
- How to Deal with Grief
- Tips for Survivors of Traumatic Event – Managing Stress
- Tips for Survivors of Traumatic Event – What to Expect in Your Life
- In the Wake of Trauma – Tips for College Students
- Information for Teens About Coping with Loss and Grief
- Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters – What Rescue Workers Can Do
- Mental Health Response to Mass Violence
- Tips For Managing Stress – A Guide for Emergency Response Workers
- Tips – Talking to Children After Disaster
- Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters – What Community Members Can Do
- Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters – What Parents Can Do
- How Can I Help My Child Deal With Loss and Grief?
- How Parents Can Help Children – Teens Cope with Loss and Grief
Telephone Support Lines
- Tucson Tragedy Support Line: 520-284-3517
Rural Pima County including the Tohono O’odham Nation: 1-800-796-6762
Free to anyone in Pima County who wants help or information on how to help themselves or others cope. Staff at this number also will provide referrals to community behavioral healthcare providers and other services such as help coping with trauma and help talking with children and teens about tragedy.
- Outside of Pima County and need help dealing with this tragedy? Call 1-800-203-CARES (1-800-203-2273). ADHS/DBHS and Magellan Health Services of Arizona have established this hotline.
- Community-Wide Crisis Line: 520-622-6000 or 1-800-796-6762. Available 24/7 for anyone having a behavioral health crisis. Hearing impaired individuals may call the Crisis TTY Line at 520-284-3500 or 1-888-248-5998.
- Walk-in behavioral health crisis services: SAMHC, 2502 N. Dodge Blvd. (enter from Flower Street, which is parallel with and just north of Grant Road). If possible, please call the Community-Wide Crisis Line (520-622-6000 or 1-800-796-6762) before going to SAMHC.
The groups will be led by professionals trained in helping others deal with loss and trauma.
No registration is needed.
Where: CPSA Training Center/Plaza Arboleda, 2502 N. Dodge Blvd., on the east side of Dodge just north of Grant Road.
- 5:30 pm– 7:30 pm Tuesday, January 18
- 6 pm – 8 pm Thursday, January 20
- 10 am – noon Saturday, January 22
See http://w3.cpsa-rbha.org/ for listings of other community events and mental health services related to the Jan 8 shootings.