When dealing with a traumatic event such as an unexpected loss, you might wonder, “Where do I go from here?” or “What do I do?”. This is because, during such difficult moments, you are possibly experiencing multiple distressing symptoms, related to grief and trauma, including:

  • Shock
  • Suffering
  • Reminder of Other Traumatic Events
  • Sadness
  • Anger
  • Anxiety

On this webpage, there are resources to help you deal with grief and trauma symptoms following tragic events on and off campus.

UWG Campus Resources

Counseling Center
Provides free and confidential counseling to students

Health Services
Provides medical and patient/victim advocate services to students

Tanner Employee Assistance Program (faculty and staff counseling)
Helps faculty, staff and their families with personal concerns and work issues impacting job performance and relationships.

Grief/Trauma Information for College Students, Faculty and Staff

General Grief/Trauma Information

  • Dealing With Grief
  • Tips for Survivors of a Traumatic Event

Grief/Trauma Information for Parents, Children, Teens (for UWG families)