Trauma is a common and treatable condition by a professional – more than ⅔ of kids report at least one traumatic event by 16 years old. If you are noticing a child is distressed or appears to be stuck, take these next steps to assess the best way to move forward.
Here are some starting steps to take when your child is experiencing a particularly tough moment with depression. Your child may have feelings or thoughts that have started interfering with how they handle daily routines like sleeping, eating, care or school. For any life-threatening emergencies, call 988 immediately.