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There’s a layered approach to dealing with grief

We’re roughly halfway through 2022 and there have already been more than 250 mass shootings in the United States. New Yorkers were still reeling from the racially motivated shooting in Buffalo that claimed 10 lives when we began receiving notification about the massacre in Uvalde, Texas. When a shooting happens, it’s not only direct family members who are affected, but entire communities. But how does one effectively grieve? Jill Cohen, a NYC-based grief counselor, speaks with Epicenter-NYC reporter Andrea Pineda-Salgado about how to best cope with the feelings that follow tragic events like mass shootings.