is there anything better to say then it's not your fault - page 2

My best friend just called veary upset about 5 months ago she was working as a nigh gard when there was a harable accandent at her work . Man ran into the of a parked truck big reg (they think he... Read More

  1. by   Yiggs
    That is really sad. I am happy she is not internalizing it or blaming herself athough she feels devastated by the whole thing (and rightly so). At least she has your listening ear but she might need professinal help. If her hospital has an Employee Assistance Program you might suggest to her that she goes to them and get some help befor PTSD sets in. My hospital has various programs including Psychologists on the outside that employees can see for free when they are traumatized or going through a crisis. My prayers are with her and the family that lost the family member. Yiggs
  2. by   Trekfan
    Quote from Yiggs
    That is really sad. I am happy she is not internalizing it or blaming herself athough she feels devastated by the whole thing (and rightly so). At least she has your listening ear but she might need professinal help. If her hospital has an Employee Assistance Program you might suggest to her that she goes to them and get some help befor PTSD sets in. My hospital has various programs including Psychologists on the outside that employees can see for free when they are traumatized or going through a crisis. My prayers are with her and the family that lost the family member. Yiggs
    She was working as a night gurd as a 2nd job when this happened even worse she knew the thhe man (not well but as a co-worker ) .
  3. by   Trekfan
    Quote from CrunchRN
    How about just saying: "it's an extrmely F'd up situation and is there anything I can do to help you?".
    I think that says it all

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