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What to Expect After a Crime

Whatever you are experiencing after a crime is a completely normal reaction. Two people can experience the exact same type of crime and have completely different reactions – neither is wrong or right. What is important to remember is that you are a survivor.

The National Center for Victims of Crime identifies three types of primary injuries a survivor experiences – physical, financial, and emotional.

The following tips are recommended as part of the recovery process: