The article below discusses the efforts by the judge in the Boston Marathon Bombing trial to provide counseling to the jurors hearing the case. One interesting aspect of the article is the method by which the judge is providing the counseling. According to the article, the trial judge is making the counseling available pursuant to the Federal Employee Assistance Program, provided by Federal Occupational Health, a component of the US Public Health Service. A few states actually provide jurors with counseling. However, these programs have been historically underfunded. To read more about juror counseling go here.
Boston Herald: Counselors Set to Help Tsarnaev Jurors