Many young people across Scotland and the UK will have seen on social media and on the news, images we would all hope they would never see in person and which may have caused many to feel particularly vulnerable.
The following organisations can provide specialist advice and support.
Young Scot provide guidance and advice to young people feeling worried or concerned about events currently happening around the world.
Parentline is Scotland’s free helpline, email and webchat service, for anyone caring for or concerned about a child. Call free 08000 28 22 33 (Monday to Friday, 9am-9pm).
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)
Visit the NSPCC website for information on talking about difficult topics with children.
The Childline website has advice on children and their worries about the world.