Talking to youth about war

The war in Ukraine is distressing to all of us.  Children and teens are wondering what has happened and what may happen next. Like adults, they are better able to cope with upsetting news and images when they understand more about the situation.  Here are links to helpful resources for parents and caregivers with tips and strategies on how to talk with youth of all ages about war and other traumatic events:

Supporting Youth Affected by War in Ukraine 2022.pdf

https://www.healthychildren.org/English/healthy-living/emotional-wellness/Pages/talking-to-children-and-teens-about-the-war-in-ukraine.aspx

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/articles/explaining-the-news-to-our-kids
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