Our teenagers are in crisis and Dr. Shairi Turner, chief medical officer of the Crisis Text Line, shares what trends they're seeing. One lifesaving takeaway — let your teens know about the resource.
In this episode, we discuss…
- What the Crisis Text Line does and who they serve
- How can parents know if their kids are in crisis
- The importance of residence and conflict resolution in teenagers
- What issues teenagers are reaching out for
- …and much more!
MORE ABOUT DR. SHAIRI TURNER
A Stanford Alum, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine graduate and Harvard-trained internist and pediatrician with a Master of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health, Dr. Turner truly understands the impact of trauma. Her extensive resume includes over a decade of advocacy on juvenile justice, public health, disproportionate minority confinement, trauma histories of incarcerated women and the neurobiology of trauma.
Prior to Crisis Text Line, she was the first Chief Medical Director of the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, served as Deputy Secretary for Health and Director of the Office of Minority Health for the Florida Department of Health, became a faculty consultant for the National Center for Trauma Informed Care, and most recently was Project Co-Lead for the US Office of Women’s Health-funded Trauma Informed Medicine eCases.