Parent and Provider Resources
This page serves as a tool for parents and providers of children and adolescents to learn more about families and trauma and access available resources. If you need immediate help, please call your health provider or Lurie Children's at 1 800 543 7362.
Click here for resources specifically addressing the needs of marginalized populations.
Families and children may be profoundly affected by mass violence, acts of terrorism, or community trauma, and it is important to be supportive and understanding of different reactions. We’ve compiled a list of resources to help support children and families affected by recent school shootings and community violence.
Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. We've compiled a list of resources to empower parents and providers with information to help them understand what bullying is, who is affected by it, and what you and your community can do to prevent it.
There is a range of traumatic events or trauma types to which children and adolescents can be exposed. These traumas can be the result of intentional violence—such as child physical or sexual abuse, or domestic violence—or the result of natural disaster, accidents, or war. We've compiled a list of resources to help parents and providers better support children and adolescents impacted by trauma.