Victims Can Expect:

  • Complete confidentiality

  • Non-judgmental support

  • Well-trained, volunteer help

  • Immediate support available at their home, hospital, police or other safe location

  • Up-to-date information about services

  • Practical help in managing the crisis

  • 7 days a week 24-hours a day access to Victim Assistance

 

Ways for you to respond to Stress Reaction

  • Within the first 24-48 hours, alternate periods of any physical exercise with relaxation.

  • Structure your time, keep busy

  • You are normal and having normal reactions to an abnormal situation

  • Talk about it and seek support/help of others

  • Maintain as normal of schedule as possible

  • Stay away from drugs and alcohol

  • Don't make any life changes right now

  • Eat well balanced and regular meals (even if you don't feel like it)