11-12-2019 04:06 PM - edited 11-12-2019 04:08 PM
Coming into Summer, we have seen many areas of Australia impacted by Bushfires. This week we want to acknowledge all those communities impacted by bushfires, and to the wider community who are feeling the weight of natural disasters such as bushfires. If you are feeling worried, it is okay- you are not alone!
There has been a lot of media coverage of the bushfires this month and fire danger warnings heighten across the country. When disasters like bushfires happen, it can feel really overwhelming to know how to respond and look after yourself, your family and your community. We have seen an increase in the numbers of young people coming to our forums feeling concerned about the bushfires in the last week, wanting to know how they can cope with the stress of bush fire crises across the country. If you or your teen are feeling concerned about the bushfires, there are places you can go for support and things you can do to help your communities.
Where to get help? (if you are in a bushfire affected area):
What can I do if my family members are feeling stressed about the bushfires but not in immediate danger?
As a community, let's support each other through this tough time Our hearts go out to the communities affected by bushfires. We are here to lend an ear
Have other ideas about how to look after yourself and your family during bushfire season? You can share them here
11-13-2019 09:40 AM
I am just going to link a few resources that our parents community might find helpful