Mental Health Resources
Natural disasters and other public health emergencies are high-stress events that can take an emotional and mental toll on people. Children who don’t fully understand what is happening are particularly vulnerable. The resources below can help protect vulnerable people in response to natural disasters.
Natural and Human-made Disasters
- Talking to children about disasters (American Academy of Pediatrics)
- Talking with our children about traumatic events (PDF)
Last reviewed April 2019