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New Canaan Group Offers Links To Help After Boston Explosions

NEW CANAAN, Conn. — Voices of September 11th, a New Canaan-based organization, has sent out numerous links to resources to help people deal with the aftermath of the explosions at the Boston Marathon on Monday.

“Sadly, this senseless act of terror will affect thousands of families from around the world for a lifetime. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families who lost loved ones and the over 100 innocent victims who were seriously injured,” the organization said in the statement.

People looking for support or assistance can also call Voices of September 11th at 203-966-3911.

From the American Psychological Association:

Managing Traumatic Stress: Tips for recovering from disasters and other traumatic events From the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration:

Tips for Talking with and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event 

Disaster Distress Hotline Information

From the National Child Traumatic Stress Network:

Parents Tips for Helping Preschool-Aged Children after Disasters 

Parents Tips for Helping School-Aged Children after Disasters

Tips for Parents on Media Coverage

After a Crisis: Helping Young Children Heal

Talking to Children about the Bombings

Parent Guidelines for Helping Youth After the Bombings

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