We are heartbroken by the mass murder in Monterey Park. Regardless of motive, the tragedy has shocked our community, including AAPI community members who have already faced increased racism and discrimination. NAMI sees gun violence as a national public health crisis that impacts everyone. We grieve along with our fellow citizens and community members impacted by it.
If you are impacted by the tragedy and need help, you are not alone. Resources are below.
Disaster Distress Hotline:
Anyone in the U.S. feeling distress related to the shootings in Monterey Park can call the National Distress Line at 1-800-985-5990 to connect with counselors in 100+ languages via 3rd party interpretation services, including Chinese.