Carry carry carry, no matter what neighborhood you live in. Don't ever become complacent. I really hope she is ok, physically but especially mentally! I don't know the psychology behind it all but I can only imagine something like that can be very traumatic and hard to cope with for a lot of people. I'm guessing it would be a bad idea to bombard her with "you should start carrying" after an ordeal like this, but perhaps at some point it could be brought up that carrying a firearm for self defense is a good thing to do.