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SAMHSA News - May/June 2005, Volume 13, Number 3

For Victims of Crime

covers of Answers in the Aftermath and Supporting the SurvivorTwo new brochures from SAMHSA—Answers in the Aftermath and Supporting the Survivor—address mental health and substance use issues facing crime victims.

Answers in the Aftermath explains conditions that victims of violent crime often face, including post-traumatic stress disorder and substance abuse. The brochure gives information on how crime victims can deal with these obstacles.

Supporting the Survivor is a resource for the loved ones of crime victims. The brochure addresses the mental health and substance use issues a crime victim may face and how a supporter can help a loved one.

Contact SAMHSA's National Mental Health Information Center for print copies of these brochures at 1 (800) 789-2647. Online, you can download copies of each brochure. Visit the SAMHSA Web site at www.samhsa.govEnd of Article

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SAMHSA News - May/June 2005, Volume 13, Number 3

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