Episode 248

On How to Help Children Cope with Graphic Images


October 17th, 2023

15 mins 10 secs

Season 2

Your Host

About this Episode

This special episode of the podcast is being shared in response to events currently occurring globally that may be causing distress for our listeners and those they support. In this episode, Caitlin Plant, Program Manager at Distress and Crisis Ontario, and Christina Droumtsekas, Waterloo-based art therapist, discuss information from a Global News article written by Katie Dangerfield, titled, “Israel attack: How to help young people cope with graphic images on social media”. You can view the full article here: https://globalnews.ca/news/10014724/israel-attack-mental-health-talking-to-children/. If you need support for any reason, please don’t hesitate to reach out to your nearest distress centre or ONTX. You can find your closest Member centre at www.dcontario.org/locations and can access ONTX between the hours of 2PM to 2AM daily from any page of our website or by texting SUPPORT to 258258. If you would like to provide feedback on this episode, past episodes, or request future content, you can do so using the following link: https://forms.gle/o8yUPMss6wo8dP1X8.

We regret to announce that the ONTX text and chat program will cease operations on November 30th, 2023. Text and chat services will remain available until that date, however, they will no longer be accessible starting December 1st, 2023. If you are seeking support alternatives, we encourage you to visit our website at www.dcontario.org/locations to locate your nearest Member centre, some of which provide their own text and/or chat support services.