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Tips to Process Broward School Shooting

MehraVista Moment Special Issue - February 2018 Vicarious trauma is when a person bears witness to another’s trauma.  As the horrific events of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School continue to unfold, MehraVista offers the following tips to maintain healthy emotional well-being for both adults and children.  Emotions of sadness, confusion, grief, loss and anger are common, normal reactions to a catastrophic event involving death especially when children have suffered. Adults: Limit Exposure – While media platforms (TV, radio, internet, print, text messaging) are valuable resources for news, they can simultaneously contribute to anxiety, worry and fear.  The repetitive nature of the news