Residents wait for the start of an interfaith vigil for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. A gunman walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School Friday and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
(AURN) -- As the nation grieves with the community of Newtown, Connecticut, children not directly impacted by the tragedy are dealing with the emotions and stress of the deadly shootings. Mental health professionals say it's important for adults to talk to children about their feelings and work through any anxiety.