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I WAS VICTIM OF CRIME:
CONSEQUENCES AND REACTIONS

A victim of crime is anyone who suffered physical, moral or emotional harm or financial loss as a direct aftermath of a crime. Members of families who suffer consequences of a crime are also considered to be victims.

Being a victim may involve a number of negative consequences, such as damage to your body or physical problems, psychological reactions, financial loss, family problems, social problems or those related to your work.

The scale of damage depends on several factors and vary from person to person.
Those factors include the type of crime and its circumstances, such as venue, relations with the perpetrator (close person, someone we do not know), family, and social situation of a victim as well as his/her personality traits. Each victim has the right to individual assessment of his/her needs and assistance matching those needs. Victims who are considered to have special needs include elderly people, children, disabled people, foreigners, victims of sexual crime, domestic violence, and other.

Victims who try to overcome damage caused themselves or with the help of their relatives, as well as victims who need special support may contact to specialist centres (see list of specialist centres -http://www.pokrzywdzeni.gov.pl/siec-pomocy/)
Here you can find a short description of possible emotional consequences of crime.
Remember locations where you and your relatives may seek assistance.