Reactions to extreme stress and distressing events will differ from person to person. Factors that impact how a person reacts can include the type of situation that they are exposed to, previous experiences, existing coping strategies as well as access to community and social supports.

This two-page infographic describes the physical, mental, emotional, interpersonal and behavioral reactions to extreme stress and distressing events as well as common reactions to distressing events and situations in children.

Resource details

Themes: Age specific, Children, Emergencies, Youth

Language: English

Year: 2021

File extension: PDF