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New Resiliency Center Supports Marathon Bombing Survivors

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More than a year and a half has passed since the bombing of the Boston Marathon, but hundreds of people are still struggling with wounds and scars both physical and psychological. Now, there's a place where they can come together to support each other and get help from professionals — free of charge. It's called the Massachusetts Resiliency Center, which opened this past summer, thanks to a $1.9 million federal grant.

Services can be accessed through the Resiliency Center at (844) STRONG-1 or by visiting MOVA’s website at


Kermit Crawford, director of the Massachusetts Resiliency Center and a clinical psychologist at Boston Medical Center.

Manya Chylinski, member of the center's advisory council who was across the street from the first bomb that went off at the 2013 Boston Marathon.

This article was originally published on November 21, 2014.

This segment aired on November 21, 2014.


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