13 March 2019 |

Helping Children Cope with Stress, Grief After a Disaster

Written by Katie Nichols

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Disasters are stressful for every person affected. Feelings of anxiety and grief are

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Disasters are stressful for every person affected. Feelings of anxiety and grief are especially prevalent in children following a natural disaster, like a tornado. Dr. Katrina Akande, an Alabama Extension human development and family studies specialist, said there are many ways stress and grief can appear in children after a devastating event. “Parents....

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