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School Safety and Crisis Resources
Many organizations have developed resources to help schools, parents and students dealing with the emotional trauma of violent events and who are seeking information on how to create safe school environments.
- Child Care Weather Watch (PDF) - Wind Chill and Heat Index Chart
- Heat Safety Brochure (PDF) (National Weather Service)
- Heat-Related Illnesses (Center for Disease Control and Prevention)
- Extreme Heat (CDC)
School Resources for Colorado Wildfires
Health resources, wildfire incident reports and resources for families displaced by wildfires and other natural disasters.
Supports for Grieving Communities
National Association of School Psychologists
- Addressing Grief
- School Safety and Crisis – Tips for Families and Educators
- Guidelines for Administrators and Crisis Teams
- Managing Strong Emotional Reactions to Traumatic Events: Tips for Families and Teachers
Colorado Crisis Services
- 1-844-493-TALK (8255)
- Text "TALK" to 38255
2-1-1 is a confidential and multilingual service connecting people to vital resources across the state. No matter where you live in Colorado, you can find information about resources in your local community.
University of Colorado Teacher/Educator Well Being Support Line
- Call or Text 303-724-2500
School Safety Resources
Colorado School Safety Resource Center
Resources, toolkits and support for creating safe, positive and successful school environments for Colorado students.
- Talking to Children About School Safety (PDF)
- The Role for Caring Adults after a School or Community Tragedy (PDF)
Safe To Tell
Safe2Tell is an anonymous tip line that can get help to students and schools immediately.
Safety and Security information
Information to promote a safe and secure environment for students and school staff. Includes virtual toolkits, guides of operations and planning advice.
Youth Violence Prevention
Bullying prevention and violence prevention resources.
School Crisis Resources
After a School Tragedy// Readiness, Response, Recovery & Resources
Developed by the Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network, this publication is designed to help schools better support students and families in the aftermath of violence and trauma.
REMS Technical Assistance Center
Readiness Emergency Management for Schools
Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers
Tips from The National Association of School Psychologists for helping students deal with violence and tragic events.