Traumatic event resources and support available

first_imgProcessing and remembering with music CU Boulder music student Josh Sweeney has turned to music in the wake of the Boulder tragedy, including recording his own arrangment of Samuel Barber’s famously moving “Adagio for Strings.” Read more Get resources for grief and loss University Libraries Dean Robert McDonald shares a message about the tragic events of March 22 and a selection of resources on the topic of grief and loss. Read more Microsoft executive, Moms Demand Action founder to present at Conference on World Affairs Microsoft Corporate Vice President of Commercial Partner Gavriella Schuster and Moms Demand Action Founder Shannon Watts will deliver keynote addresses at CU Boulder’s 73rd Conference on World Affairs April 5–11. Read more Campus remembers shooting victims For more than a decade, generations of CU Boulder students, faculty and staff made acquaintance with one of the best friends they could ever have. And through the support of people around the country, her legacy will live on for years to come. Read more CU Boulder, Blue 84 and others partner on Boulder Strong T-shirt Boulder strong T-shirts are available for purchase, and all profits from sale proceeds will go to the Colorado Healing Fund to benefit families of the March 22 victims. Read more Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail Traumatic events can impact people in different and unexpected ways.  Reactions may happen to people who experienced the event firsthand, to those who have witnessed or heard about the event or to those who have been involved in some way. During this time, many find the greatest support from their community and those they are close with. Rely on each other. Reach out to friends or family, find community to come together with others or check in with those you work with and live near. We are Buffs Together.On this page: Campus resources Crisis support How to help News and eventscenter_img Photos: Student group hosts rally to honor March 22 victims Students Demand Action at CU Boulder hosted a rally March 29, beginning with a CU moment of silence, on the steps of Norlin Library to honor victims and provide a bridge between students and the larger community. Read more Campus resourcesConfidential support centers and resources: Find a complete list of campus support services for students, faculty and staff. Guidance for supporting groups and teams after a traumatic event: Resources provided by the Office of Victim Assistance (OVA), Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) and Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP).Recognize and respond to a student in distress: Visit the Red Folder website for information on recognizing and responding to a student in distress.Academic support: Students who need academic support can find resources here. Don’t Ignore It: For information about how to talk with someone who has experienced trauma, visit the Don’t Ignore It website. Information about options for reporting concerns such as discriminatory conduct, hate crimes, and other forms of violence can also be found on this site.Center for Inclusion and Social Change: Staff in the Center for Inclusion and Social Change are available for individual or group virtual consultations for students to process their experiences.International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS): This office provides more information and resources for our international community. Read a statement from the ISSS about the March 22 tragedy.Center for Resilience + Well-Being in Schools: Providing support when scary things happen: Talking to Youth CU Dialogues facilitated dialogues: Faculty, instructors and students can request a facilitated dialogue related to issues such as collective trauma and grief, racism, injustice and more. These dialogues seek to increase understanding of an issue through open communication across social and cultural differences and/or power differentials.Crisis supportColorado Employee Assistance Program: A confidential support resource for state employees.Colorado Crisis Services: Offers walk-in and crisis intervention services at a variety of locations throughout Colorado. They can be reached 24/7 at 1-844-493-TALK (8255).Crisis Text Line: Offers free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.Counseling and Psychiatric Services: Offers emergency and crisis care for students. How to helpOfficial donation sites for all of the victims of the Boulder shooting provided by the Boulder Office of Emergency Management (NOTE: Police are reporting an uptick in fraudulent donation sites related to this tragic event. The sites included on this page have been vetted for authenticity to ensure victims’ families are the ones benefiting.) The Colorado Healing Fund, chaired by former Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman and the nonprofit organization’s board of trustees, provides a safe way for people to donate following tragedies, ensuring the funds go to the victims and their families.The Boulder County Crisis Fund: Community Foundation Boulder County has established a fund to support the victims, their families, and our community in dealing with and processing this event.Boulder Strong T-Shirt:  Blue 84 is donating all profits from sale proceeds to the Colorado Healing Fund.March 22 victim support: Find more ways to supports people impacted by the March 22 shooting at King Soopers.  News and events More Storieslast_img read more