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by NavalDistrictWashvia twitter9/17/2013 7:52:41 PM
District to offer crisis counselors for Navy Yard witnesses
WASHINGTON - The District will provide crisis counselors and advocates during the next few days for Navy Yard workers who witnessed the shootings.
The Mayor's Assistance Center will operate at the King Greenleaf Recreation Center, 201 N Street SW for anyone affected by the shootings including neighbors, workers, and witnesses. The center will be open until 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Crisis counselors and other staff will be able to help with mental health assistance, compensation assistance or help returning property left in the Navy Yard buildings. Crime Victim Compensation staff will also be available.
Those seeking emergency mental health treatment can call the District's Access HelpLine at 1-888-7WE-HELP or 1-888-793-4357.
Friends, family and survivors who need follow-up or longer-term care should contact the Wendt Center for Loss and Healing at 202-624-0010 or the Network for Victim Recovery of DC at 202-727-1727.