UCSB Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) – for UCSB students only. Phone consultations available 24/7 at 805-893-4411.
Distressed Students Guide, UCSB, Division of Student Affairs.
UCSB Academic and Staff Assistance Program – for UCSB staff only
“Anniversary Reactions,” PTSD: National Center for PTSD, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
“Managing Your Distress in the Aftermath of a Shooting,” American Psychological Association.
“Helping Your Children Manage Distress in the Aftermath of a Shooting,” American Psychological Association.
“Recovering Emotionally from Disaster,” American Psychological Association.
“The Road to Resilience,” American Psychological Association.
These resources may help guide you through the grieving process. If you are feeling stuck or overwhelmed, you may want to consider talking to someone who could help. A licensed mental health professional such as a psychologist can assist you in developing an appropriate strategy for moving forward. It is important to get professional help if you feel like you are unable to function or perform basic activities of daily living.