Free Information for Helping Children Deal with Grief

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry has published a variety of articles on their Website, free for duplication for personal and educational purposes, to help parents and children deal with the events of September 11 and other grief-producing incidents. There are articles in both English and Spanish. Topics include how to handle children’s grief, how to answer children’s questions about disaster, the news media, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and restoring hope. There is also a resources link on the homepage of the Website that can provide information on numerous national organizations and agencies serving the physical and mental health needs of children. Contact The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 3615 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20016-3007; 202-966-7300; Fax: 202-966-2891; Disaster Kit {}; Resources Link {}.

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