Migration often involves the separation of families and changed roles within families. It can be a traumatic experience that affects children and youth's sense of well-being. This section includes resources about trauma among and the well-being of immigrant children and youth.
Addressing the Intergenerational Mental Health Needs of Refugee Families With Young Children [Webinar]
Migration Policy Institute (2018)
Discusses the specific health needs of young children from refugee families, as well as ways that these needs can be addressed at a local level.
Keeping Refugee Children and Teens Safe
Reviews literature that indicates immigrant and refugee children and youth have higher rates of suicidality and homicidal ideation. The author presents methods for gauging child and youth mental health.
The Mental Health And Wellbeing Of Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (urms)
Wethern & Grigorakis & Vizard (2019)
Child Abuse and Neglect, 98
Discusses factors contributing to mental health challenges among unaccompanied refugee minors in Europe, as well as child factors that contribute to these challenges.
Migration and Children
Discusses ways in which migration may affect children and youth, including those who are left behind by migrating parents, those who migrate as a family, and those who migrate independently of their parents.