Counselor, doctor offer tips to help kids deal with stress caused by violence in community

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Published: Sep. 8, 2021 at 2:48 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 8, 2021 at 7:33 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - With the frequent shootings and other violent incidents in Shreveport, some parents say their kids are having a difficult time understanding the violence.

Over the Labor Day weekend, a 13-year-old boy was killed in a rolling shootout on Youree Drive. This is an example of a recent event that’s affecting the Shreveport community.

KSLA News 12′s Kenley Hargett interviewed a behavioral health doctor and a school counselor about ways for parents and kids to deal with this stress.

Below are the full interviews:

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