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Seven Autumns of Mourning in Newtown

Over these past seven autumns, I’ve learned that just showing up for neighbors during these difficult weeks between Halloween and December 14 can help lift at least some of the weight we carry.

If you are experiencing emotional distress or other mental health concerns after a disaster, the Disaster Distress Helpline is here for you 24/7/365:


Or, text 1-800-985-5990.
For TTY Users: Use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-985-5990

The mother of a child who experienced the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting reflects on the power of the community 7 years after the tragedy.