Recognizing those affected by the National Tragedy in Newtown
This week Connecticut witnessed one of the worse tragedies in its history. The innocent victims of this unthinkable violence stay in our thoughts and prayers as a nation continues to offer the community of Newtown its support. Below you will find information and resources regarding this tragedy, along with links and updates on Congressional action.
Statements & Releases
-The Connecticut chapter of the American Red Cross offers a variety of multilingual resources on helping children cope with disaster and on taking care of yourself emotionally
-The Mental Health Association of Connecticut also provides crisis information and helps people in need of mental health professionals
-Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Connecticut is making its Employee Assistance Program (EAP) resources available to anyone who needs help coping with the Newtown shootings. Resources include telephone-based counseling, online resources focused on dealing with grief, and help finding needed services
The U.S. Department of Education provides many resources to help families, teachers, and student, including: