Crises in our lives or in the communities in which we live can evoke many emotions – sadness, grief, helplessness, anxiety, and anger.
Children struggling with their thoughts and feelings about the stories and images of the shooting in Lewiston may turn to trusted adults for help and guidance.
As a parent/guardian or Big Brother or Big Sister, you may be struggling with how to talk with children about this frightening and terrible event.
Below are some resources to consider when talking to children about traumatic events.
Crisis Lifeline: Call or Text 988
Maine Crisis Line: 1-888-568-1112
NAMI Maine Helpline: 1-800-464-5767 & Press #1
Please do not hesitate to contact our Program Managers at any time for guidance and support.