Psychologists on the Orlando Shooting
In the wake of the recent mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, the Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA) has put together several related resources offered by the American Psychological Association (APA). Please feel free to circulate widely. ArPA can be reached for any additional information or resources needed.
The following articles are found on the APA Public Interest Directorate Blog: Psychology Benefits Society, a blog dedicated to demonstrating how psychological science contributes to the greater good.
7 Ways to Talk to Children and Youth About the Shootings in Orlando
Responding to the Tragedy in Orlando: Helpful Responses for LGBTQ People and Allies
Islamophobia in the U.S.: A Threat to Justice Everywhere
Additional resources are available from the APA Psychology Help Center, an online consumer resource featuring articles and information related to psychological issues affecting daily physical and emotional well-being.
Managing your distress in the aftermath of a shooting
Helping your children manage distress in the aftermath of a shooting
How to talk to children about difficult news and tragedies
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (topic page with links)
Hate crimes (topic page with links)
APA also has a Psychologist Locator, or you can search ArPA’s Find-a-Psychologist page for Arkansas psychologists.