It's a stark reality today--active shooter training is necessary in schools, but it also has the potential to cause harm to students' well-being - this alarm and bell in a school hallway shows why.

Active shooter prep shouldn’t traumatize students


It's a stark reality today--active shooter training is necessary in schools, but it also has the potential to cause harm to students' well-being

Active shooter incidents in schools, workplaces and public venues erupt, too regularly, as shocking reminders of the vulnerability to violence. Through the first nine months of 2019, a 50 percent increase in mass shootings was reported.

Training and preparation for the possibility of an active shooter certainly saves lives. One survivor of the October 2018 Las Vegas massacre reported how such training helped them make it through the sudden chaos of
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