Having repetitive distressing memories, thoughts
Having distressing dreams
Acting as if the event were still happening
Having psychological reactions, such as smelling something burning and becoming scared
Being physically anxious or losing ones breath at the thought of the tragedy
Avoiding reminders of the tragedy, such as tall buildings and elevators
Having a fatalistic view
Phone numbers to call for counseling:
North Shore- Long Island Jewish Health System Hotline 470-8188
Transitional Services for New York:
Jamaica area, call Ashok Satkalmi, 526-8400, Ext. 131
Whitestone area, call Jean M. Jones-Williams 746-6365, Ext. 32
NYHQ is offering community support programs at 56-46 Main St., Flushing, in the Lang Research Board Room on Sept. 20 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Sept. 21 from 11 a.m. to noon and Sept. 22 and Sept. 23 from noon to 1 p.m.
NYHQ will also sponsor a childrens support group to be scheduled later. Call (800) 282-6684 for further information.
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