Colorado Public Radio has posted a list of resources, places to help, and links to articles to help us and our community members deal with the trauma of gun violence and the targeted attacks on members of our communities.
One Colorado provides resources for LGBTQIA+ persons on a variety of issues and topics. They are at the forefront of the conversation about the Club Q Colorado Springs shooting this weekend. Please consider connecting community members interested in local resources for LGBTQIA+ persons.
The Trevor Project is a longstanding well-known invaluable resource for LGBTQIA+ people in crisis. Never lose this link.
Colorado Crisis Services can speak to people right now to provide support as well.
Colorado Victim Compensation
Victims may be eligible to receive up to $30,000 for out-of-pocket expenses not covered by insurance or other collateral resources, or up to $2,000 in emergency funds directly related to the crime.
VOCA Emergency Fund (must have a victim advocate)
COVA has partnered with the Division of Criminal Justice, Office for Victims Programs (DCJ OVP), for the VOCA Emergency Fund. This program is intended to make life easier for crime victims in Colorado and for the advocates who work so tirelessly on their behalf.
Colorado Victim Rights Act
American Psychological Association
Resources for Coping with Mass Shootings, Understanding Gun Violence
The National Disaster Distress Helpline
Dedicated to providing crisis counseling and support 24/7/365 for anyone in the U.S./territories experiencing emotional distress or other mental health concerns related to any natural or human-caused disaster. Callers can connect with DDH hotline counselors in 100+ additional languages via third-party interpretation services.
Managing your distress in the aftermath of a shooting
How to find a psychologist
For Teens: Coping after Mass Violence
Parent Guidelines for Helping Youth after the Recent Shooting
Psychological Impact of Mass Violence
Resources in Spanish
Guía para los Padres Para Ayudar a los jóvenes después de un tiroteo reciente