OMH would like thank to those who took part in yesterday’s statewide community webinar, “Addressing Community Grief and Trauma Caused by Racism and Violence.”The presentation was designed to help community leaders – such as clergy, education officials, local government, public safety leads, and behavioral health providers – with understanding how to assist individuals, families, and youth coping with the grief and trauma caused by the recent horrific events in Buffalo and Texas. The presentation provided general information and helping others cope with grief and trauma. Specific information focused on children and youth.

If you weren’t able to attend, you can find a recording of the proceedings at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ixk0KvYyQE

A copy of the presentation is also available at: omh.ny.gov/omhweb/disaster_resources/webinar-addressing-grief.pdf

Additional resources for New Yorkers impacted by the Buffalo shooting are available at: omh.ny.gov/omhweb/disaster_resources/emergency-mental-health-resources.html

Public Information Office
Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Ave., Albany, NY 12229
www.omh.ny.gov

Feeling stressed by the COVID-19 pandemic? You are not alone. Call the NY Project Hope Emotional Support Helpline 7 days a week, 8am-10pm at 1-844-863-9314 or visit nyprojecthope.org

 

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