Helping Children

The National Institute of Mental Health offers a very extensive document titled Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters, that describes how young people react to trauma, how to help them, the condition known as post-traumatic stress disorder… Continue reading

Weekend Get-Away for Grieving Spouses

C.O.P.S. (Concerns of Police Officers) is a non-profit organization that offers assistance and compassion to families of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. The Surviving Spouse Getaway Program was established to offer a weekend of peer support… Continue reading

Crisis Hotline for DC Residents

Crisis and Families Stress Hotline is a 24-hour anonymous phone hotline offering support and referrals. Contact Crisis and Families Stress Hotline, P.O. Box 57194, Washington, DC 20037; 202-223-2255; {www.pcamw@juno.com}.

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