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: