• Political Science
  • Published 1997

THE AFTERMATH OF ROAD ACCIDENTS. CHAPTER 17: VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS AND THEIR ROLE IN PROVIDING SUPPORT IN THE AFTERMATH OF ACCIDENTS

@inproceedings{Jeavons1997THEAO,
  title={THE AFTERMATH OF ROAD ACCIDENTS. CHAPTER 17: VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS AND THEIR ROLE IN PROVIDING SUPPORT IN THE AFTERMATH OF ACCIDENTS},
  author={Sue Jeavons},
  year={1997}
}
This chapter considers the role of voluntary community groups in providing support to people affected by road trauma. It argues that many of these services have more or less well-developed informal peer networks, some of which have formal psychological debriefings and one-to-one support which can be used by those affected by road trauma. Others affected by such trauma have no support groups. Self-help groups both challenge and complement health and legal services, by lobbying for change, acting… CONTINUE READING