MENTAL HEALTH & SCHOOL SHOOTINGS

February 21, 2018 at 6:45 pm

The school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last week shook the nation as it claimed the lives of 17 students and faculty. In the wake of this latest tragic event, we’re examining the effects of school shootings on our children’s emotional and psychological well being. We’ll explore the reaction young adults are having to the death of their peers as well as the student lead protests against gun violence both here in New York and across the country. We’ll also take a look at the mental health of those who are taking to social media to blame the victims. Psychologist, Dr. Jeff Gardere, is here with an analysis.

Aired on February 21, 2018.