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In the wake of today’s shooting in downtown Louisville, we all may experience fear and anxiety, especially children. Below are some resources you may wish to use as you navigate conversations with your Girl Scouts.

Girl Scout Raising Awesome Girls Content: When Scary News Shakes Her World

For Child-Centered Grief and Trauma Resources

 For Mental Health Crises

  • Call 911
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 or for online emotional support
  • The Crisis Text Line connects you to a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message: text NAMI to 741741
  • The Disaster Distress Helpline is a 24/7 national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling (more info at National Institute of Mental Health): Dial 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor

For Families or Troops Seeking Mental Health Care Services