Dealing with Community Grief


In the wake of recent tragic events in Buffalo and Texas, individuals and communities are experiencing and re-experiencing grief and trauma. In response to the collective need for healing, we have compiled some resources that may be helpful to you and your family.


Crisis Text Line:  741741

Domestic Violence Hotline  1-800-799-7233

Emergencies requiring immediate attention:  911

National Suicide Lifeline:  1-800-273-8255

NY Project Hope:   1-844-863-9314 (8am to 10pm, 7days; confidential, anonymous, free

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration Services (SAMSHA)  1-800-662-4357

Greenwich House – The Center for Resiliency and Wellness 

Main clinic 212-242-4140 x251; afterhours cell:  917-821-5156

Further resources call 311

American Art Therapy Association (

Mental Wellness in Children Under Five

Families Help Children Cope with Fear and Anxiety

Selfcare for Adolescents During Covid

Racial Stress and Self Care -Parent Tips and Tools

Coping with Grief

Supporting Others Through Grief

Mental Health Effects of Racism

Trauma What Parents Should Know

NYS OMH Resources