Resources available for individuals, families in wake of Orlando shooting

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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts

NCFR and its members have gathered resources for coping and for support of the LGBTQ community in light of the horrific mass shooting at a club in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016.

The shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub, killed 49 people — many who were LGBTQ individuals — and injured 53 more. It was the deadliest mass public shooting in modern U.S. history, and has caused devastation and heartbreak for so many families and members of the LGBTQ community.

Below, find three resource collections — talking to children about tragedies; coping in the wake of mass violence; and support resources for LGBTQ individuals and families — aimed at supporting LGBTQ individuals and families, and helping those affected on any level cope in the aftermath of this tragic event.

Coping in the wake of shootings, mass violence, and terrorism

Support resources for LGBTQ individuals and families

How to Talk to Children About Tragedies