KCTV: Talking to Kids About Recent Shooting of Ralph Yarl
The story of Ralph Yarl's shooting is likely inciting a variety of feelings in all of us and affecting many mentally, especially those who identify with him.
Amanda Davis, LPC and Director of Therapy Services at Saint Luke's Crittenton Children's Center, talked with KCTV about how traumatic events like this impact everyone, who it affects most, and how we can help them.
Amanda explains how to talk to your kids about events like these.
Amanda explains high rates of mental health issues in teens but in particular, in young black teens with suicide rates at an unprecedented level.