The Radnor Township School District is providing resources for local children and parents in the wake of Sunday's apparent murder-suicide, which claimed two people from Wayne.
"The entire Radnor family is deeply saddened by last evening's tragedy impacting our students, parents and community members," read a note from the school district. "Since we first learned of this terrible news, district staff and outside agencies have been working to coordinate resources to ensure support is available for all students, staff and community members affected."
- Talking to Children About Death
- Helping Children Cope with Loss, Death and Grief
- When the Worst Comes to Your Community: Dealing with Homicide and Suicide
- Helping a Child Cope with the Death of a Parent
- For a mobile crisis assessment, the Delaware County Crisis Connection Team (DCCCT) Mobile Crisis Service (1-855-889-7827) is a trained crisis response team available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide on-site mobile crisis assessment, intervention and/or services in the individual’s natural environment.
- Contact Greater Philadelphia (610-649-5250) provides free, anonymous and confidential telephone helpline services for individuals in crisis.
- The DCCCT Warm Line (1-855-464-9342) is a phone helpline that uses Certified Peer Specialist to provide support to individuals who struggle with emotional and mental health challenges. (Monday-Friday: 6-10 p.m.; Weekends: 1-7 p.m.)
- Additional County Resources can be found at: www.delcosuicideprevention.org