When a traumatic event occurs, students, parents, teachers, and friends may be experiencing a lot of different feelings and emotions. Metuchen Public School District encourages you to review the resources below to assist you as you listen, reflect, and respond to your family as you process your feelings.
We encourage you to monitor your children closely and speak with your child’s school counselor or case manager if additional support may be helpful.
Helping Children Through Crisis: 10 Tips for Parents & Caregivers
Tips for Talking to Children and Youth After Traumatic Events
Should I Tell My Child Their Important Person Died by Suicide?
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Get Help: I've Lost Someone