The Heart of Florida United Way offers emotional support counseling to anyone who needs it. Call 211, text zip code to 898-211, or log in to the website to chat with counselors online.
Florida Social Solutions are offering free grief counseling for individuals and groups. Contact them at 407.276.0126.
UnitedHealth Group has opened up their Optum Health Line to residents needing assistance with mental health specialists. Residents can call the toll free number 866-342-6892, and the service is free of charge.
Children and Disasters is a training manual and reference for those who provide psychological relief in the wake of disasters. Fundamentals of trauma relief, development, individual and group interventions, and normalization are among the topics.
A teacher who saved the lives of fifteen elementary school students during the Sandy Hook shooting shares her experience with others in the hopes that they too can overcome their own personal tragedies, regardless of their magnitude.
A director of the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma draws on interviews with trauma victims from around the world to make recommendations on how to use the examples of others in order to survive and heal after violent experiences.
Trauma and Recovery brings a new level of understanding to a set of problems usually considered individually. Herman draws on her research in domestic violence as well as on literature on victims of political terror, to show the parallels between private terrors such as rape and public traumas such as terrorism.