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We talked about a lot of things over the last few days one of those things as mental health and the issue now back into the spotlight and not just those of the shooter.
But also those now facing the survivors and victims' families that there is no doubt that those whose friends and loved ones died have a long road ahead.
And experts say it's critical to help them now to prevent more serious emotional issues in the future with me now family and -- trauma experts.
Doctor Judith Landow also a child family and community bureau.
Psychiatrists as well as the founder of a rise intervention.
And consulting a doctor good -- to you and thank you for your time from Los Angeles one of the things you told our producers earlier today.
What we don't know is just as important as what we do know.
What are you referring to about what we don't know.
And explain why that's critical.
I think it's really important that we don't label.
The shooter and until we know a whole lot more of the facts.
What happens if we -- to -- -- is that there are young people or those of us whatever our country and elsewhere.
Watching the news and panic king that they are going to be labeled as.
Being on the autism spectrum and therefore being violence.
Or having a mental illness and therefore being violent.
And I think we have to be extremely.
Careful about creating widespread panic.
And also exposing young people to possible -- -- labeling.
I'll focus needs instead should be on healing.
And preventing this kind of episode from happening again and preventing the long term consequences of -- -- I can certainly understand that the other point you made and I only have about thirty seconds last year the other point you made -- help the survivors.
Now and it seems like.
But why is that so critical why stress that point.
Trauma trauma -- to its own devices results in.
Many horrible things like addiction and depression suicide posttraumatic stress.
If we work with the families and the community.
To band together.
We're getting to be able to prevent those long term consequences.
That -- the community even feather.
Doctor thank you -- land now with us from California.
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