Orlando shooting

WORST MASS SHOOTING IN U.S. HISTORY?

 

By Miriam Raftery

June 15, 2016 (San Diego’s East County) — Major media outlets have characterized the mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub, which killed 50 people, as the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. But some historians have now stepped forward to criticize that statement.


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HOW TO TALK TO CHILDREN ABOUT VIOLENT EVENTS

 

By Jose A. Alvarez, County of San Diego Communications Office

June 13, 2016 (San Diego's East County) - Anxiety. Fear. Sadness.

Events like the Orlando shooting can generate strong emotions, especially in children.

These emotions can last a few days or weeks. The County of San Diego’s Deputy Director for Behavioral Health Services, Dr. Piedad Garcia, offers some advice on how to talk to children–and how to cope in general—with violent events like this:


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