What to expect

You recently experienced a traumatic event or have been prolonged or repeatedly been exposed to traumatic events in the past?

In the first month after a traumatic events, it’s very common to have bad memories, to avoid reminders of the event (e.g. places, people, etc.), to be more anxious and nervous. It’s also possible to develop longer-lasting mental health issues and/ or behavioral problems.

KidTrauma provides the opportunity to find out if professional advice (e.g. psychotherapy) is recommended and provides the opportunity to learn about mental health issues and/or behavioral problems adolescents potentially experience after traumatic events as well tips on how to cope with them.

Mental health issues and/or behavioral symptoms can vary depending on age and the time since the traumatic event(s) occurred. Please select the appropriate category to get to the right Trauma-Check and Information and Tips.

up to 1 month after a traumatic event

more than 1 month after the traumatic event(s)