Since a mass shooting in Las Vegas killed at least 59 people and wounded hundreds at an oudoor concert Sunday night, people have of course been grappling with intense emotional reactions to the tragedy.
Whether you lived through the trauma firsthand or witnessed the aftermath on television or social media, it’s important to understand your feelings and develop coping strategies that get you through the coming days and weeks.
Here are five recommendations from psychologists who specialize in trauma and mental health:
1. Take stock of your emotions.