As the investigation into the Colorado movie theatre shooting continues, many parents may wonder just how much exposure their children should have to the news coverage. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman talked with a child psychiatrist. Dr. Elias H. Sarkis, who gives some advice about how to talk with children about the tragedy.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/BlakeAldermankidsandmovietheatretragedy.mp3]
Streetlight, a peer support program at the University of Florida Health Shands Hospital, trains volunteers to work with patients aged 13 to 25 who are being treated for a wide range of diseases, including cancer, sickle cell disease, cystic fibrosis and neurological disorders.