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.

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 cycle is […]