Helping children cope with the stress they may be experiencing
Children often react to stressful events differently than adults. How the child in your life reacts will vary by age and experience. Children react in part on what they see from adults around them. When parents and caregivers can deal with an event calmly and confidently, they provide can provide strong support for the children in their lives.
You can find more resources and learn about how to support children of all ages by visiting CDC’s Helping Children Cope website.