Discusses how challenging financial circumstances affect communities, their organizations, their members’ sense of safety and ability to calm, self- and community- efficacy, connectedness, and hope.
The following resources on Economic Stress were developed by the NCTSN.
Helps parents understand how economic difficulties can affect their families, in terms of their sense of safety, connectedness, and hope. The fact sheet also helps families find ways to cope during uncertain times.
Discusses how challenging financial circumstances may affect you, other school staff, students, and their families and provides specific ways to help.
Helps high school students and young adults understand how economic difficulties may affect them and provides suggestions on how they can cope during these uncertain times.
Describes how young children, school-age children, and adolescents react to traumatic events and offers suggestions on how parents and caregivers can help and support them.
Helps mental health care providers, working in the Mexico-US border region, understand the diverse cultural, socioeconomic, environmental, and political factors that daily impact the lives of their clients/patients.