psychological injuries

Charity Divvies Relief Funds for Theater Shooting Survivors and Families

In the wake of the Aurora theater shooting, the Community First Foundation established the Aurora Victim Relief Fund to raise money for the survivors and victims’ family members. It raised approximately $5 million. Recently, the fund’s “special master” Ken Feinberg announced the breakdown of the fund’s money: family members of the 12 deceased victims and … Continue reading

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Aurora Survivors At Risk of Psychological Trauma

The disconnect between the festive atmosphere at The Dark Knight Rises midnight premiere and the horrific tragedy that occurred roughly thirty minutes into the film creates potential for severe psychological trauma, some experts say. “On an emotional Richter scale, it was very high,” said Dr. Jeffrey A. Lieberman, referring to the shooter who opened fire … Continue reading

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