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Post-Ferguson Resources for Coping, Learning and Teaching

The Georgia Psychological Association (GPA) and American Psychological Association (APA) have provided the following resources for the public.  

The Disaster Distress Helpline-1-800-985-5990
This helpline provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by the community unrest stemming from the events in Ferguson, Missouri. The Helpline is a 24-hour-a-day, 7-day-a-week resource that responds to people who need crisis counseling after experiencing a natural or man-made disaster or tragedy.

Tips for Survivors: Coping With Grief After Community Violence
This new resource offers tips for coping with grief after an incident of community violence and introduces some of the signs of grief and anger. This resource also provides information about helping children deal with grief.

Exploring Privilege
Society of Counseling Psychology

APA Resolution on Racial/Ethnic Profiling and Other Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Law and Security Enforcement Activities
Adopted by the APA Council of Representatives, February, 2001.

Physiological & Psychological Impact of Racism and Discrimination for African-Americans
APA Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs

Perceived Racism May Impact Black Americans' Mental Health
APA Resource / Psychological responses to racism similar to trauma symptoms, study finds

Teaching and Discussion Resources about Ferguson
District of Columbia Public Schools

Activism Resources:

Resilience Resources: