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Recovering From Tragedy Takes Time And Self-Care, Crisis Expert Says

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Recovering from the emotional effects of a traumatic event — whether it’s Sunday’s deadly shooting in Sutherland Springs or Hurricane Harvey this summer — can take years. Dr. Carol North , a crisis psychiatrist with UT Southwestern Medical Center, has studied survivors of major disasters — from the Oklahoma City bombings to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks to Hurricane Katrina.