Trauma, loss and grief
Trauma, loss and grief Grief occurs when people experience any significant loss in their life. Grief is the emotional, physical, and behavioural...
Attachment and relationships
Attachment refers to the intense, responsive, and affectionate bond between an infant and parent or caregiver. Attachment is both the original bond...
Self-esteem and self-belief
Self-esteem is feeling good about yourself. It’s about knowing you belong, you matter, you can do things well and you’re worthy of being loved and...
Pain based behaviours
Some children in our care have behaviours that families and schools find difficult, such as aggression complaining or nagging running away...
You may have noticed that some people cope with difficult circumstances better than others. Some people seem to be able to overcome their problems...
Helping children before, during, and after a disaster or traumatic event
Emergencies and disasters are extremely stressful and it is normal to feel overwhelmed. Children, even infants, can also be affected. They depend on...
Mental health is a person’s emotional and social wellbeing. Everyone has mental health, just like we all have physical health. When mental health...
Children and suicide
Children in acute stages of distress may self-harm, think about suicide, plan a suicide or even attempt to commit suicide. There is no single cause...
Why do young people use drugs? The main reason children first use alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs is because they are curious. They may enjoy the...
Support for young people during end of year holiday season
Young people with a trauma background will likely need extra support and understanding during the holiday season. Particular stresses over the...