British Red Cross - How to talk to children about a terrorist attack
News about a terrorist attack is always frightening, but for families times like these can be especially hard.
How do you talk to children about traumatic events? Should you be honest, or is it best to turn the TV off and shield them from the news? Here’s some advice from British Red Cross expert Dr Sarah Davidson:
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