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‘They draw bombs, tanks and wishes for peace’: Ukraine’s child mental health crisis

By Lorenzo Tondo

15 Mar 2022 · 3 min read

Two days after Russian forces entered Ukraine, on 26 February, the country’s public military administration requested that a psychological support system be put in place at Lviv train station.

Thousands of women and children were passing through the station, 80km (50 miles) from the border with Poland, and the need for doctors and psychiatrists to support the displaced was immediately clear.

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