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Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event

A Guide for Parents, Caregivers, and Teachers

SAMHSA has created a new free resource to help parents and teachers recognize common reactions children of different age groups (preschool and early childhood to adolescence) experience after a disaster or traumatic event.  Check this resource out for age specfic tips for how to respond in a helpful way and when to seek support.

“Adult support and reassurance is the key to helping children through a traumatic time”