Helps young children and their families talk about feelings and worries they may have after experiencing a large-scale fire, like a wildfire. This children's book describes some of Trinka's and Sam's reactions and talks about how their parents help them to express their feelings and feel safer. A caregiver guide is available in the back of the book that provides ways parents can use the story with their children.
Great resource from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network regarding supporting parents and children impacted by wildfires.
Information from the CDC regarding acknowledging physical and emotional needs after a major disaster.
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
This booklet offers parents, caregivers, and other adults suggestions on how to help children cope with the effects of disaster, as well as how to be prepared before a disaster strikes.