Resources for those effected by violence in Lewiston

Maine DHHS has created a dedicated webpage with these and other resources, including online support and resources for children and families.

Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress

This resource from the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress has tips for parents and professionals.

Restoring a Sense of Safety in the Aftermath of a Mass Shooting (PDF)

National Institute of Mental Health

This tip sheet from the National Institute of Mental Health provides information and resources for helping both young children and adolescents.

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Traumatic Event (PDF)

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

This tip sheet provides information for caregivers to consider when talking to children about a shooting incident.

Talking to Children about the Shooting (PDF)

The Child Mind Institute

The Child Mind Institute provides multilingual resources:

Child Mind Institute – Multilingual Trauma Resources

Help me Grow

Help Me Grow is a free information resource through the Office of Child and Family Services that links families and professionals to information about child development, pregnancy, and community resources for children all over Maine up to the age of eight years old.

Call the ACCESS Line at 1-833-672-4711 Monday thru Friday 9am-4pm to request a consultation