Children and War UK helps children recover from trauma
Children and War UK brings hope – by showing children ways to take charge of their own thoughts, with tools to help them cope with their feelings and worries.
For some children it’s the experience of bombs, gunfire, daily danger. For others, it’s a natural disaster, such as a flood or an earthquake. Many have lost their homes and maybe even people they love.
We work to help children to recover from trauma resulting from war, conflict, disaster and other catastrophic events.
Our proven trauma recovery techniques help to reduce the long-term psychological effects these events have on young lives.
A concert for Children and War UK in June 2022 raised over £8,500. Every seat in the house was taken, and many more watched via the live link. Our thanks to the marvellous musicians who made the concert so memorable: sopranos Emma Kirkby and Angela Hicks, Sam Brown...
Children and War UK’s cascade approach to training is designed to reach large groups of children at risk of long-term psychological trauma. Between February and June 2022, we helped more than 1000 Ukrainian children – but the number of children who need help grows every day.
The Guardian has highlighted the long wait that traumatised Ukrainian refugees who have fled to the UK for 'specialised therapy to help them heal from the horrors of war.' Children and War UK's trustee William Yule, an expert in child stress and trauma and the needs...