Natural disasters such as floods can be a traumatic time for children, as well as adults. The following information can help families deal with the emotional impacts of flooding on children and their own mental health.
Published on August 28, 2023
With one in five U.S. households depending on septic systems to treat their wastewater, knowing how to protect your system after a major flood could save your system from expensive repairs.
Published on June 14, 2023
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Published on June 26, 2020
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Published on May 26, 2020
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Published on April 14, 2020
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Published on July 9, 2018
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Published on November 13, 2017
Crisis happens less frequently but can cause a lot of stress.
Published on October 6, 2017
Discover age-specific suggestions that can help guide conversations with children during and after tragedies.
Published on September 8, 2017
Strategies to help children emotionally cope with the devastation of natural disasters.
Published on November 1, 2015
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Published on October 16, 2014
Involving youth in disaster planning and recovery can increase their awareness of hazardous situations that may occur in their neighborhood and teach them how to respond in various types of emergencies.
Published on June 2, 2014
Children and teens deal with just as much stress as adults. Adults can help by teaching youth skills to deal with stress in healthy, positive ways.
Published on June 7, 2013
Recently severe storms have rumbled across Michigan. These unpredictable storms, loud thunder and flashes of lightening can be scary to children! Take time when the skies are clear to talk with your children about severe weather.
Published on May 11, 2013
When disaster strikes, young children will have questions about what is happening and why. Take time to plan ahead and be prepared before you begin those tough discussions.