Resources for Educators on Gun Violence in Schools

Classroom Resources, Communication Tips, and Other Support

In light of the recent tragedy in Uvalde, Texas involving the loss of 19 children and 2 adult educators, AAA School Safety has pulled together a list of reputable resources and educational materials for you to use with your class or student(s).


For lessons to support with trauma and the recent school shooting, try the resources below:


If you are an adult, parent, educator, or youth development worker looking for tips or ideas for addressing school shootings with a youth, try:


Crisis Text Line

    • Offers free, 24/7, high-quality text-based mental health support. Text SHARE to 741741 or reach out on Facebook messenger. Messages are monitored 9:30-5:30pm ET, M-F.

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline

    • Call or text 1-800-985-5990 (for Spanish, press “2”) to be connected to a trained counselor 24/7/365

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