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Mental Health Issues and Conditions in Children and Youth Exposed to Human-caused Disasters

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This edition of the SAMHSA Disaster Technical Assistance Center’s research newsletter describes research on reactions children and youth may have to human-caused disasters such as incidents of mass violence, terrorist attacks, and technological disasters. The edition identifies mental health and substance use issues and conditions that may affect young people after human-caused disasters, as well as approaches and interventions to support them.
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SAMHSA Disaster Technical Assistance Center (DTAC)