At least 5 million children have lost a parent or caregiver due to COVID-19 since March 2020, updated figures suggest

At least 5 million children have lost a parent or caregiver due to COVID-19 since March 2020, updated figures suggest. There is a generation of kids growing up with significant grief and loss. Kids are at risk of developmental delay without working through their trauma. — Read on medicalxpress.com/news/2022-02-million-children-lost-parent-caregiver.html

Supportive early childhood environments can help decrease effects of trauma

Take a look and remember this: you could be the person who helps someone with unspeakable tragedy — Read on news.nd.edu/news/supportive-early-childhood-environments-can-help-decrease-effects-of-trauma-study-finds/

Young people continue to struggle with suicidal ideation

NPR’s Steve Inskeep talks to U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy about his advice for addressing challenges that worsened with the pandemic — including young people struggling with suicidal thoughts. — Read on http://www.npr.org/2021/12/07/1062016991/the-surgeon-generals-latest-advisory-highlights-the-youth-mental-health-crisis

How To Talk To Kids About Tragedies In The Media

Tonight, there was a breaking news event out of Wisconsin where a speeding SUV crashed into innocent bystanders, injuring countless people and killing several others. Stories like this are hard to process for parents. I cannot imagine the pain and grief of having to talk to a loved one after the loss of life soContinue reading “How To Talk To Kids About Tragedies In The Media”