A report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration on how to interact with children and young adults in the aftermath of disasters and other traumatic experiences.
Resources for Children & Youth, Outside Resources
A guide for parents, caregivers and teachers from the Substance Abuse and Mental health Services Administration.
From the American Academy of Pediatrics, this report explores the importance of relationships in a child’s early life and the harm a lack of such relationships can have on the brain.
The National Science Council on the Developing Child and the National Forum on Early Childhood Policy and Programs at Harvard University authored this report outlining the importance of a child’s early years and their implications for lifelong health.
A guide for journalists reporting on children from the Child Rights International Network.
A National Center for PTSD Fact Sheet. A summary of the specific effects of community violence on children and adolescents.
The NCTSN has published recommendations for journalists who cover childhood trauma.