Apr 29, 2019

Psychological support for children affected by bomb attacks

Many children are traumatized by the explosions that occurred on the 21st and accordingly immediate steps need to be taken to improve their mental health, the National Child Protection Authority Chairman H.M Abeyrathne said.

Special program will be launched this week to give psychological support and ensure other welfare facilities for the affected children, he said.

He added that service of the priests, grama niladharis, doctors, Government Agents and Divisional Secretaries would be sought in this connection.