Resources For Those Affected By The Tragic Sandy Hook Shootings In Newtown, Connecticut

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Photo by Spencer Platt//Getty Images

Photo by Spencer Platt//Getty Images

Last Friday, 20-year-old Adam Lanza took the lives of 26 innocent people including twenty children between the ages of 6 and 7 and 6 teachers. The shooting, the 2nd largest school shooting ever in the nation, has deeply affected the whole country.

Here are the names of the victims. Please keep their loved ones in your thoughts.

Charlotte Bacon, 6, Daniel Barden, 7, Olivia Engel, 6, Josephine Gay, 7, Ana M. Marquez-Greene, 6, Dylan Hockley, 6, Madeleine F. Hsu, 6, Catherine V. Hubbard, 6, Chase Kowalski, 7, Jesse Lewis, 6, James Mattioli, 6, Grace McDonnell, 7 Emilie Parker, 6, Jack Pinto, 6, Noah Pozner, 6, Caroline Previdi, 6, Jessica Rekos, 6 Avielle Richman, 6, Benjamin Wheeler, 6, Allison N. Wyatt, 6, Dawn Hochsprung, 47, Rachel Davino, 29, Anne Marie Murphy, 52, Lauren Rousseau, 30, Mary Sherlach, 56, Victoria Soto, 27.

As the tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary on Friday have begun to sink in, and as parents send their kids off to school today, many unanswerable questions will arise and we all feel a bit helpless.  But, there are people trained to help…

Here are some helpful links:
National Association of School Psychologists
American Psychological Association
Children’s Health on NBC News

For more information on the Sandy Hook shootings, please click here.

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