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Ways to help and what Victim Services can do

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Ways to helpWays To Help You Respond To Trauma


  • alternate periods of physical exercise with relaxation
  • structure your time, keep occupied
  • seek support and help from others
  • maintain as normal a schedule as possible
  • refrain from making any life changes right now
  • eat well balanced and regular meals
  • keep hydrated - drink plenty of water
  • stay away from drugs and alcohol


What Victims Can Expect From Victim Services

  • Confidential, non-judgmental support
  • Well-trained, crisis support
  • Immediate support available at their home, hospital, police station, or other safe location
  • Up-to-date information about services
  • Practical help in managing the crisis