NAMI Vermont Statement on Recent Tragedy

By Amy Perry  |  May 25, 2022  |  Home

NAMI Vermont extends our deepest condolences to those impacted by the mass shooting that occurred in Uvalde, Texas. This mass killing of at least 19 children and two adults at the elementary school impacts all of us. It impacts the mental health of our entire country.

We stand together with NAMI and NAMI offices around the country in support of everyone who has been affected by this tragedy.

To read NAMI’s full message, click here: https://www.nami.org/Press-Media/Press-Releases/2022/NAMI-Statement-on-Fatal-Shootings-in-Uvalde-Texas

It is common to experience emotional responses in the aftermath of a tragedy. All feelings are valid. Know that it’s okay to step back and take a break from the news if you need to. And if you need support, please reach out and connect to a resource below:

  • NAMI Vermont: (802) 639-6480 or info@namivt.org
  • Crisis Text Line: Text “VT” to 741741
  • Vermont Support Line: (833) VT-TALKS (888-2557)
  • NAMI HelpLine (M-F 10am-10pm) (800)-950-NAMI (6264)
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-TALK (8255)
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