Helping Children Cope After a Traumatic Event


By Child Mind Institute


In the wake of a traumatic event, your comfort, support, and reassurance can make children feel safe, help them manage their fears, guide them through their grief, and help them recover in a healthy way.

This guide was assembled by psychiatrists, psychologists, and mental health experts who specialize in crisis situations. It offers simple tips on what to expect, what to do, and what to look out for. If you or your children require assistance from a mental health professional, do not hesitate to ask a doctor or other health care provider for a recommendation….more

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