Helping Children Become Resilient Despite Adverse Experiences

Red River Radio: Health Matters - Laura Alderman, Director of The Institute for Childhood Resilience and Dr. Pamela McPherson, Vice-Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at LSUHS, provide information about ACEs, the effects on children, and how the Institute for Childhood Resilience is working to help children become more resilient. 

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KSLA12 - School bells are ringing again, but with recent mass shootings, some may have a new anxiety about going back to the classroom. Dr. Laura Alderman, director of the institute of childhood resilience with LSUHS, said you can help your children stave off the anxiety by strategically shifting your conversations with them.

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This community education effort allows us to make an impact in the lives of the children in our community and to prevent not only addiction and other psychiatric illnesses, but also creates an opportunity to improve their overall health by reducing risk of heart disease and other medical conditions.

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