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Boston Marathon Tragedy

  • Sun, 04/15/2012

Our thoughts are with the victims, families and friends of victims of this tragedy. Please stay tuned for more information.

 

Below is information to be aware of:

 

  • Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino have announced the formation of The One Fund Boston, Inc. to help the people most affected by the tragic events that occurred in Boston on April 15, 2013. Click here for more info and how to donate.
  • AT&T has set up a text to donate line to support The One Fund. Customers who want to support The One Fund can text BOSTON to 80108 to give $10 (standard message and data rates may apply)

 

Helping children cope in unsettling times

 

Current world events are very unsettling. Wars, economic difficulties and the nation's heightened state of alert can cause justifiable anxiety. The uncertainty of terrorist warnings can be especially unnerving. Children may be confused or fearful that they or their loved ones are at risk. Adults need to help children feel safe, even if they themselves feel vulnerable. Parents and teachers can help children understand what is happening factually, how events do or do not impact their lives, and how to cope with their reactions.

 

Schools and parents need to assess what level of support children in their care need. There are some suggestions on how to help children cope.

 

Learn more HERE.

 

 


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