Supporting Children’s Mental Health

Mar 10, 2022

When war or conflict is in the news, it can cause feelings such as fear, sadness and anxiety for children, young people and adults. Place2Be’s Educational Psychologists share their advice on how to talk to children and young people about war and conflict, and support them if they’re struggling with the news.

Talking about war, and feeling confident and comfortable about it can be very difficult.
Remember that some people might not have had any direct experiences of war. Others
may have had direct experiences which can also be difficult. Phoenix Education Consultancy have collected some ideas to help you think about approaches and strategies.