Children and teens don’t react the same way as adults after a disaster or emergency.
Under 5 Years Old:
6 to 12 Years Old:
If your child’s response to a disaster or emergency is affecting their home and school life, you may need to ask for support from a trusted friend or family member or a mental health professional.
Current as of: October 19, 2021
Author: Mental Health Promotion & Illness Prevention, Alberta Health Services
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