Millions of children in war zones lack proper mental health support

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Over 7 million children living in war zones across the world are at risk of developing mental health conditions like schizophrenia, bipolar and PTSD. Lack of funding and insufficient resources has made living in these conflict regions a nightmare.

Save the Children released a report titled ‘Road to Recovery’ highlighting the vulnerability of these children and urging the Australian government to provide humanitarian aid.

Most refugee children that flee their countries and come to Australia have spoken up about their mistreatment back at home. If they feel safe here, then why not in their own homes? Who can they talk to?

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