In this podcast, we hear from Unique Patterson who discusses his experience as a gun violence survivor who suffered paralysis from the victimization. Joining Unique on the podcast is Dr. Liza Chowdury, Director of the Paterson Healing Collective, a hospital-based violence intervention program (HVIP). Staff of the Paterson Healing Collective connected with Unique while he was in the hospital, recovering from his injuries. In addition to receiving supportive services, Unique also received financial assistance from the state compensation program.
Enhancement of Hospital-Based Victim Services Through the Addition of Dedicated Mental Health and Case Management Support
The Workplace Violence section of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration site links to a variety of reference materials on the prevention of workplace violence.