Out of every six people shot in Chicago, five survive. But while much of the attention from the media, law enforcement, city leaders and the public is on homicides, there is a hidden crisis across the city: the trauma of surviving.
Survivors face physical, psychological and emotional recovery with little to no help.
And each shooting — deadly or not — sends shockwaves through communities. Reset teamed up with the nonprofit newsroom The Trace to help survivors of gun violence tell their stories, and share what recovery looks like without proper support.
This conversation is part one of three.
GUEST: Lakeidra Chavis, reporter for The Trace in Chicago