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Press Release: Local KCMO Trauma Recovery Network® to Mobilize in Response to Kansas City Chiefs Parade Mass Shooting

Kansas City, MO – FEBRUARY 15, 2024 – The Kansas City Missouri (KCMO) Trauma Recovery Network (TRN®) is mobilizing to provide mental health trauma support and recovery services for those impacted by Wednesday’s mass shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl Parade.

The KCMO TRN will be hosting EMDR trauma group therapy sessions with EMDR trained and licensed mental health clinicians. Sessions are tentatively scheduled for Sunday, February 18, at 11am and 2pm. The team is working with local partners to finalize the location and details for this event. Visit the KCMO TRN website at www.kctraumarecoverynetwork.com/chiefs for the most up-to-date information on these sessions and to register for the event.

Additionally, those impacted can register to request pro-bono therapy services with a licensed clinician in the metro area. Services can be requested on the KCMO TRN website.

About the Trauma Recovery Network

A Trauma Recovery Network (TRN) is a collaboration of emergency response volunteer mental health clinicians bringing quality and evidence-based mental health care to those affected by man-made and natural community disasters. The TRN utilizes Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, an evidenced-based mental health treatment modality used by trained therapists to help mitigate the mental and emotional effects of a recent trauma.

For more information on the Kansas City Missouri TRN, visit www.kctraumarecoverynetwork.com.



Tim Mathia, LPC
KCMO TRN Coordinator
(816) 814-0448

For general questions about the Trauma Recovery Network, a program of Trauma Recovery, EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programs, please contact:

Neal DeLaurentis
Deputy Director, Trauma Recovery/HAP
(203) 288-4450 ext. 120