Coping with traumatic events in the news

The Johns Hopkins Employee Assistance Program acknowledges the impact that the death of Tyre Nichols, and images of it, may have on the Hopkins community. Take a moment to remind yourself of the resources that JHEAP has available to provide support to address the full range of emotions that you might be experiencing.

You'll find below tips for managing traumatic stress, coping with grief after community violence, and supporting colleagues and loved ones:

Coping with a Traumatic Event

Coping with Grief after Community Violence

How to Listen to Someone Who is Hurting

Some people may also benefit from speaking with a professional counselor to help them process their reactions. Please be reminded that you and your household members have free, confidential access to support, guidance, and referrals for a variety of needs and concerns through JHEAP.

Reach out confidentially to 888-978-1262. Counselors are available 24/7 ready to assist. You can also log on to CCA@YourService (code: JHEAP) for extensive information and resources.