We offer our condolences to the community of Roseburg in the aftermath of the traumatic event at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College. Reactions to traumatic events vary widely, but can include extreme fear, shock, helplessness, and physical symptoms. We offer online resources that you may find helpful. Resources are also available at www.nctsn.org. Immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster can call the Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 (nationwide); available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
~Larry Berkowitz, Director, Riverside Trauma Center