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Damar Hamlin's collapse shocked viewers and players. How to cope after witnessing trauma

Josh Allen reacts to Damar Hamlin collapse
Jeff Dean
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Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) pauses as Damar Hamlin is examined during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, in Cincinnati.

Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin remains sedated and in critical condition at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center after going into cardiac arrest during Monday night's game between the Bengals and the Bills. Few other details are available regarding the medical emergency that forced the NFL to postpone the remainder of the game.

But what about those watching? Mental health expert
Karl Shallowhorn, chair of the Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition shared some thoughts on Tuesday morning.

Karl Shallowhorn discusses Damar Hamlin incident's impact on mental health with WBFO's Jay Moran

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