Our hearts are with the victims of the recent tragedy in Boulder and with their loved ones. We are sending you all love, strength, and compassion. Below are local events and resources available to our community.
To all those impacted by the events of March 22, we are with you. We open our hearts and gather in community support. Grief processing support groups, led by trained facilitators and hosted by HeartLight Center and TRU Community Care, are open to the community. We are thankful for those who joined in our first week, and we will post additional groups here in the coming days if there is community interest.
Monday, April 5, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. – TRU Community Candlelight Ceremony
Hosted by TRU Community Care and HeartLight Center, this event offers an opportunity for TRU staff, volunteers, and friends to come together (masked and socially distanced) to hold space, honor our shared loss, and remember the victims. This event will likely take place at or near the TRU Labyrinth, behind TRU PACE.
Thursday, April 8, 2021 – Healthcare Worker Support Group
Hosted by HeartLight Center, this is a support group for healthcare workers who have experienced grief and loss. Please register here to attend.
TRU Grief Services
TRU offers extensive resources for people of all ages and phases in the grief process are available to everyone in the community.
HeartLight Center is a gathering place for grief support, education and comfort.
Community Foundation Announces Boulder County Crisis Fund – For all who are wondering how to support the victims’ families, please visit Community Foundation Boulder County’s Boulder County Crisis Fund.
Community in Mourning – Resources for mental health from Mental Health Partners in Boulder
Colorado Crisis Services – Contact 844-493-8255 or text “TALK” to 38255
TRACIE Disaster Distress Helpline – Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Information Gateway
What to Do After a Shooting: Advice From a Trauma Therapist (Psychology Today)
Healing Your Traumatized Heart – by Dr. Alan Wolfelt
Grief After Traumatic Loss – article from WhatsYourGrief.com
Colorado Children’s Hospital – Coping with Current Events: How to Talk to Kids About Upsetting News