Torn apart by war

An 11-year-old boy called because his father had died in an antiterrorist operation...

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He had not seen his father for six months when he was killed during the shelling. The boy and his mother were having a very hard time with this. He said he didn’t know how they were going to live. “My father defended our country from evil enemies who want to seize our land”. The consultant supported the boy and calmed him down. He gave him psychological assistance and discussed new responsibilities for both the boy and the mother. The boy called back several times after that; the last time he contacted Child Helpline, he said that his mother and he had solved their family issues together.