The Invisible Scars from war & displacement
In the midst of the conflict, young children are exposed to unimaginable scenes of brutality and human rights violations.
Many Syrian refugee children :
These traumatic experiences can incite devastating psychological distress manifested in depression, anxiety, behavioral and emotional problems , and PTSD .
A study  conducted in Islahiye Camp in Turkey found that out of the surveyed Syrian refugee children:
Without mental health interventions in host countries, the trauma refugee children face will likely affect their development into adulthood.
When thrust into a new environment, refugee children and families face difficulties with assimilating, especially in Western countries, where refugees tend to have different familial, cultural, religious, and social values than those of their host community—leading to social isolation and discrimination .
For refugee children, bullying in schools is common as a result of these cultural differences and language barriers, sometimes resulting in devastating consequences.