While we are all aware that crime is happening around us on a daily basis, most of us do not often directly experience the effects of crime in our lives. When we do, it can be a shocking experience.
Whether you were directly involved in the event or not, your reaction will be personal and individual to you.
You may immediately feel strongly affected by what has happened.
Or you may feel initially that you are coping fine, and it may be some time before you notice any of these effects. Everyone is different and there are no rules about what you “should“ feel and how you “should” cope...read more