Help is Here

Whether you are a trauma survivor or are wanting to help people build resilience, many resources are available to you.

COVID-19 Support:

Mental Health Resources for Kids and Parents During Social Distancing and Quarantine | Download Flier

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) | Download Guide

Coronavirus Creating Stress? Why You May Need Mental Distancing As Much As Social Distancing And 8 Ways To Get It | Read Article

Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource | Read Article

How to talk to kids about coronavirus | Read Article

Sheltering in Place: ACEs-Informed Tips for Self-Care During a Pandemic| Read Article

If you or someone you know develops COVID-19 symptoms — such as a fever of greater than 100.4F, a cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing — contact your healthcare provider or the Douglas County Health Department during office hours at 402-444-7214, or after hours at 402-444-7000.


UNMC Trauma-Informed Care

YouTurn Omaha

Nebraska Medicine Youth Violence Program

A Look Inside: Lasting Impacts of Trauma and Abuse

— United Way of the Midlands

read the community needs assessment


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline | 1-800-273-8255

Adverse Childhood Experiences Infographic

The Truth About ACEs Infographic

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Aces Too High

Echo Parenting & Education Resources

The Trauma Informed Care Project


Department of Justice

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

American Psychological Association


Trauma Matters Omaha: Metro Area Youth Services

Trauma Matters Omaha: Father Greg Boyle

Trauma Matters Omaha: YouTurn

Trauma Matters Omaha: Project Harmony

Trauma Matters Omaha: Hope Center for Kids

UWM Community Spotlight: Domestic Violence

Understanding Trauma: PromiseShip


12 Myths of the Science of ACEs | Read Article

California’s new surgeon general changed the way we understand childhood trauma | Read Article

How childhood trauma can affect mental and physical health into adulthood | Read Article

5 Steps Toward Trauma-Informed Care | Read Article

Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services | Read Article

How Trauma, Abuse and Neglect in Childhood Connect to Serious Diseases in Adults | Read Article

Adverse childhood experiences and the risk of premature mortality | Read Article

The Connections Between Emotional Stress, Trauma and Physical Pain | Read Article

Sesame Street in Communities Takes on Trauma | Read Article

Federal Policy Update (7.26.19) | Read Press Release

“You are never strong enough that you don’t need help.”

— Cesar Chavez
Labor Leader, Activist, and Co-Founder of the National Farm Workers Association

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