Tips for Talking to Children & Youth About the Oil Spill Disaster: A Guide for Parents and Educators [open pdf - 693KB]
"The grief, loss, and change from the oil spill disaster can leave children feeling frightened, confused, and insecure. Whether children have experienced personal consequences of the oil spill through their family or community, watched it on television, or overheard it being discussed by adults, parents and educators must be informed and ready to help when emotional and physical reactions begin to occur."
Report Inventory No. SMA10-4600
United States. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: http://www.samhsa.gov/