Helping Survivors

Due to their complexity and large-scale, mass violence incidents pose a special challenge to clinicians, victim assistance professionals and others who are helping survivors after an incident occurs. The online trainings and tools in this section will help you provide mass violence victims with the appropriate treatment or connect them to the right resources and services.

Are you a family member or friend of a mass violence survivor? Click here for resources that can help you help them.

Victim Assistance Resource Map

Use this map to find victim assistance services in the state where the crime occurred (which may be different than the state where you live)

***You may be able to find additional victim services by entering the name of the county or city where the crime took place into a search engine, along with the words "victim assistance." College students can also search for a victim assistance program at their home institution.