UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Coping With Tragedy, Trauma, and Death

It is an all-too-common experience that members of the campus community experience collective or personal tragedies and losses in their lives. The resources below are offered to help understand your reactions and begin the healing process whenever tragedy, trauma, or death impact your life.

If you are currently in crisis, call 911 or click here for more information.

Information for All:

When Terrible Things Happendocumentlink
Crisis Support Suggestionsdocumentlink - If seeking or offering support

Understanding Grief

Coping with the loss of a loved onedocumentlink
: Grieving, mourning and bereavement

Information for Faculty/Staff:

In the classroom: How to deal with the aftermath of tragedydocument.
After the tragedy: What parents and educators can dodocument.

Information for Students:

Responding to Tragedy and Crisis: Where do I go from here?document

Information for Parents and Families:

After the tragedy: What parents and educators can do.document

Please remember that Counseling Services is available for students or groups of students as well as for consultation with faculty and staff and parents. Please contact us to schedule an appointment or for more information at 715-425-3884.