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The past few years we have seen an increase in gun violence. Gun violence is terrifying and never easy to understand. We see a lot of individuals become stressed and terrified of what’s to come of our future because of such violence. This is never an easy topic to discuss so I am fortunate to have Dr. Nicole Christian-Brathwaite to be a guest for today’s episode.
Dr. Nicole Christian-Brathwaite (she/her/hers) is the Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Non-Acute Care for Array Behavioral Care, and CEO of Well Minds Consulting Company.
She is a double Board-certified adult and child and adolescent psychiatrist who specializes in perinatal and postpartum mental health, trauma-informed care, telepsychiatry, mental health in communities of color, school psychiatry, implicit bias and racism in mental health.
Her experience and expertise are instrumental in efforts to advance behavioral care services, confront racial disparities, transform access to care and deliver promising new options for underserved patients.
In this episode, Dr. Nicole and I discuss all things gun violence, how we can support our children’s mental health when it comes to violence, warning signs of stopping gun violence, and what schools can do to make sure our kids feel safe when attending.
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