People who go through or witness violent events such as school shootings, combat, rape, torture, natural disasters or accidents have experienced a traumatic stress. And some are repeatedly exposed to life or death situations in their work, such as EMT and rescue workers, police officers, fire fighters and military personnel. Understanding the effects of traumatic stress and the normal responses that may follow these abnormal events can help you cope with your thoughts and feelings on the path to recovery.

The ability to adapt well to unexpected changes and events can help people manage distress and uncertainty.

Building resilience to manage indirect exposure to terror

The ability to adapt well to unexpected changes and events can help people manage distress and uncertainty.
How to talk to children about difficult news and tragedies

How to talk to children about difficult news and tragedies

The conversation may not be easy, but talking about troubling events in age-appropriate language can help a child feel safer and more secure.
Learn how to manage stress and uncertainty related to war.

Resilience in a time of war

Learn how to manage stress and uncertainty related to war.