It is important to show understanding, sensitivity and respect when analyzing the feelings that unleashes facing a violent death. Unfortunately, innumerable violent deaths occur daily and witnesses are hit by this fact for a long time.
Witnesses and mourners go into shock and may require medical attention due to fainting, loss of contact with reality, isolation, anger or panic attacks.
Death is, undoubtedly, an event that nobody wants to face; much less do we want someone to lose his life tragically. However, it happens and it is necessary to help those affected in a timely manner so they are able to cope with such circumstance.
One aspect that should be taken into account when dealing with cases of mourning due to violent death is that when talking about what happened feelings will arise in an uncontrolled way, under pressure. Knowing it will help to keep calm and not to blame others for taking everything inside them out without control. This will also allow the mourners not to feel ashamed or guilty, but to feel they are heard and understood.
It is fundamental not to minimize the facts, nor to avoid talking about what happened. Although it is painful, one must speak of the death that has occurred, about the feelings that this generates in each one of the witnesses in order to find peace and diminish the pain and sorrow.
It is advisable to request the guidance of a specialist who has the medical tools and expertise to handle the situation and help those affected. Mourners are often referred to group therapy, where they can talk freely about how they feel and what they think might help them feel better. After the corresponding therapy sessions, the mourners may feel confident enough to organize an acknowledgment for the person who died tragically as a way to remember her and show their love and recognition.