People around the world will turn their eyes to Boston on Monday for the first anniversary of the marathon bombing.Â This will obviously be a difficult time for those who were directly affected by the attacks; and even those of us who have no connection to Boston or the running community may find ourselves feeling sad, anxious or angry next week.
If you do find yourself struggling in the days ahead, check out some of the resources below for tips and ideas about how to cope in healthy ways:
The Boston Marathon Attacks and Coping with Traumatic Events – via Dr. Stephanie
Managing Your Distress in the Aftermath of a Shooting – Via APA Help Center
Psychologists Prepare to Provide Support at Boston Marathon – via APA Practice Central
Helping People After the Unthinkable – Via APA Monitor