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Talking to Patients and Families about the Connecticut Tragedy

On Friday, our country came together in mourning the tragic loss of 26 people in a senseless shooting in Newtown, Conn.

Children’s has put together a set of resources for physicians to share with their patients and families to help children cope with the shooting, including recommendations from Dr. Shamina Henkel, a member of the Children’s child psychiatrist liaison team. Read the Children’s blog: http://www.dedicatedtoallbetter.org/coping-with-disasters/

In addition, Jordan Greenbaum, M.D., Medical Director of Stephanie V. Blank Center for Safe and Healthy Children, recommends the following resources available on the National Child Traumatic Stress Network website:

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