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Dr. Brannon: “I think it’s great that something positive is coming on the scene regarding social media.”
Fox Carolina Article: “New To Be Honest App Promotes Positive Post” (retired)
Dr. Rudy: “It’s important to talk to kids about how they can handle feelings of stress and anxiety and fear in these situations.” https://www.foxcarolina.com/news/school-administrators-suspend-th-grade-pacolet-student-after-threat/article_e06c7448-ad0d-5a85-98e1-17c0e6dbb129.html
Jennings Davis, LPC: “A lot of the girls are very anxious about meeting new friends, getting involved, finding a balance between extracurricular activities and academics and then there are social pressures on top of that.” http://www.foxcarolina.com/story/38884612/counselor-says-upcoming-freshman-girls-may-face-extra-anxiety
Dr. Rudy: “…too much information and repeated exposure can make it [the shooting] seem more difficult to process.”
Fox Carolina Article: “Upstate Couple in Las Vegas for Wedding Expo During Massacre” (retired)
Dr. McLear: “The biggest thing is setting boundaries… we know it’s going to be very difficult when you go from playing six hours a day to school and homework and extracurriculars.” http://www.foxcarolina.com/story/38824063/fortnite-frenzy-hits-the-upstate
Dr. Rudy: “The pleasure center in our brain is activated when we do fun things… if it’s more and more activated, that can influence our decisions.” https://www.wyff4.com/article/experts-explain-why-our-brains-love-binge-watching-our-favorite-shows/15889288
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