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Las Vegas shooting: Riverside County is offering mental health meetings for those directly affected

File: An ambulance leaves the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Tropicana Ave. after a mass shooting at a country music festival nearby on Oct. 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
File: An ambulance leaves the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Tropicana Ave. after a mass shooting at a country music festival nearby on Oct. 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Mental health community meetings are being offered in Riverside County on Wednesday evening in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting. They're for those who either were at the concert or know someone who was injured or killed. The meetings are being conducted by therapists, providing resources to those affected.

"These debriefings provide a special opportunity to share experiences, learn coping skills and access resources for additional support that might be needed down the road," Riverside University Health System behavioral health director Steve Steinberg said in a statement.

People will be divided into two groups for the session, split between those who were at the festival and the other for those who knew someone who was either hurt or killed.

The meetings are from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday evening.

The meetings are being held at these locations:

Western Riverside County Region
Rustin Conference Center
2085 Rustin Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507
Entrance 1
 
Mid Riverside County Region
Lake Elsinore Behavioral Health
31764 Casino Dr., Ste. 300
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
 
Desert Eastern Riverside County Region
Indio Mental Health
Adult Services
47-825 Oasis St.
Indio, CA 92201