Resources Available For Those Feeling Traumatic Stress

The Department of Health wants residents to know there are informational resources and places available to help answer questions and provide guidance.

September 17, 2017 | 2 min reading time

The September 15, 2017, not guilty verdict of Jason Stockley for all the charges relating to the shooting and death of Anthony Lamar Smith continues to ignite protests in the City of St. Louis and surrounding areas. Feelings of traumatic stress may be building in children, adults, families, and communities.

The City of St. Louis Department of Health wants residents to know there are informational resources and places available to help answer questions and provide guidance in finding safe places to discuss one’s concerns.

Some of these resources include:

Helping Your Child Cope with Media Coverage of Community Racial Trauma: Tips for Parents - video

“Addressing Race and Trauma in the Classroom: A Resource for Educators” – National Child Traumatic Stress Network

University of Missouri Disaster and Community Crisscross Center - http://dcc.missouri.edu

Children's Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis - http://www.stlouiscac.org/

“Trauma and your family” - The National Child Traumatic Stress Network 

Family-Informed Trauma Treatment Center - University of Maryland - http://fittcenter.umaryland.edu/

  • Department:
    Department of Health
  • Topic:

Most Read News

  1. Comptroller Darlene Green Named a Trailblazing Woman in Public Finance Honorees recognized by Northeast Women in Public Finance at gala in New York City
  2. City to host police chief candidate town hall City to host police chief candidate town hall December, 14th 2017
  3. City of St Louis Winter Outreach and Shelter Operations in Effect for Thursday December 7th Increased Outreach and Shelter Beds Available

Was this page helpful?      



Comments are helpful!
500 character limit

Feedback is anonymous.