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Helping Children and Adolescents Cope With Disasters and Other Traumatic Events: What Parents, Rescue Workers, and the Community Can Do

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This brochure describes trauma that children and adolescents may experience, including trauma associated with natural and human-caused disasters. It indicates how children and adolescents may respond to trauma and how rescue workers can help children and adults cope with stressors and trauma, and it identifies sources of additional information and support.
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National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)