4 things parents must do for children after Uvalde — and every school shooting

This nationwide feeling of parental helplessness — even for me, a trained clinician who has devoted 20 years of my life to doing intensive psychiatric evaluations to avert this strategy — is understandable. Yet I am reminded of Maya Angelou’s words, “And still I rise.” Because we can’t afford not to rise to the challenge of this tragedy. There are still ways that parents can, must, help their children.