411 Teen on 88.9 WFSU-FM

Sundays, 2 pm ET - 3 pm ET
  • Hosted by Dr. Liz Holifield

Join host Dr. Liz Holifield for "411 Teen," a locally produced program, created with teen input for a teenage audience. Guests provide insights into topics that concern adolescents. Over the last twenty years, programs have enlightened young people on countless subjects such as college admission, eating disorders, sexually transmitted disease, career planning, civic associations focusing on young people, and politics, to name but a few.

411 Teen airs Sundays at 2:00 pm ET On 88.9 WFSU-FM.

411 Teen: Bullying behavior

Jul 18, 2016

Dr. Jennifer Freed, author and parenting / behavior specialist,  shares her observations and recommendations concerning parenting and development.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: July 17, 2016

411 Teen: Diagnosed With Cancer

Jul 11, 2016

One in 285 children in the US will be diagnosed with some form of cancer before the age of 20. Carly Freels was a typical high school junior when she was diagnosed with Hodgkins' Lymphoma. Suddenly, her world came tumbling down. Carly joins 411 Teen to talk about her new book, and the experience of dealing with cancer.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: July 10, 2016 

411 Teen: Gun Control

Jul 4, 2016

Students from SAIL High School explore the controversial topic of gun control in America. This program was recorded prior to the attack in Orlando.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: July 3, 2016 

411 Teen: Lively Technical Center

Jun 27, 2016

Staff from Lively Technical Center join 411 Teen to discuss and review training programs offered at the school.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: June 26, 2016

411 Teen: Unconquered Scholars

Jun 20, 2016

The Unconquered Scholars program provides an array of support services promoting overall success to youth who have experienced foster care, homelessness, relative care, or ward of the State status.

FSU is committed to these students who have faced profound hardships.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: June 19, 2016 

411 Teen: Summer Safety Measures

Jun 13, 2016

Summer safety measures: water safety, insect bites, sun protection etc. are examined on 411 Teen with officials from the Department Of Health.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifeld

Original airdate: June 12, 2016 

411 Teen: Writing A Resumé

Jun 6, 2016

May and June are graduation season. You have just completed high school or college. It's time to look for a job or investigate career opportunities. To make sure your resumé does not fail you, author Dr. Tracey Willen shares her insights on resumés that fail to make the grade, and how to create one that will get you noticed, rather than placed in the circular file.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: June 5, 2016

411 Teen: Xenophobia

May 30, 2016

Xenophobia refers to a dislike or fear of the unknown, or something that is different from you. Is the US particularly xenophobic? What about our attitudes toward Muslims, LGBTQ  folks, Blacks, Mexicans, and others? Students from the Florida State Developmental School explore this issue.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 29, 2016

411 Teen: Financial Aid

May 23, 2016

The average amount of debt that students are graduating with is $30,000; many have $50-100,00 in undergraduate loans. Jordan Goodman, author of The Ultimate Guide To Student Loans offers some helpful advice to parents and students to manage the rising cost of student debt.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 22, 2016 

411 Teen: Drugs

May 16, 2016

The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that half of adolescents have used an illicit drug by 12th grade. Officer Justin French, of the Tallahassee Police Department, talks about illicit drugs, availability, cost, demographics.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 15, 2016 

411 Teen: History Revisited

May 9, 2016

Students from Florida High School at FSU examine the controversy involved in rethinking history. Should colleges continue to honor famous alumni who were racists? How do we understand and appreciate our historical icons without idolizing  or turning racist figures into gods?

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 8, 2016 

411 Teen: TBI / Concussions

May 2, 2016

Dr. Michael Lewis, an expert on Traumatic Brain Injury, discusses the etiology, prognosis and treatment of TBI, or concussions.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 1, 2016 

411 Teen: Growing Up Without A Dad

Apr 25, 2016

A student shares her experience of growing up without her incarcerated biological father in the picture. She talks candidly about coping without him, and the pressures of daily living.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: April 24, 2016 

411 Teen: Tallahassee Youth Symphony

Apr 18, 2016

Members of the Tallahassee Youth Symphony Orchestra join 411 Teen to share their love of music, and perform several pieces live in our studio.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: April 17, 2016 

411 Teen: Autism

Apr 11, 2016

Dr. Janet Linfala, founder of Autism Health and mother of three boys with various conditions from Asperger's to anxiety disorder, ADHD and Tourette's Syndrome, discusses autism and her new book, The Un-Prescription For Autism: A Natural Approach For A Calmer, Happier, and More Focused Child.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: April 10, 2016

411 Teen: DISC Village

Apr 4, 2016

DISC Village is a non-profit organization which, for the last forty years, has provided prevention, intervention and treatment programs for adults, juveniles, children and families.  DISC staff members talk with 411 Teen to review the various programs available to the community.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: April 3, 2016

411 Teen: Florida Youthshine

Mar 28, 2016

Florida Youthshine (Striving High for Independence and Empowerment) is a youth-run peer organization that empowers former and current foster youth to become leaders and advocates for their community. Members discuss the organization, their experiences, and plans for the future.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: March 27, 2016 

411 Teen: Pressure To Succeed

Mar 21, 2016

Students enrolled in the IB program at Rickards High School discuss the pressure to be successful. They examine the etiology of the stress of striving to succeed, parental pressure, and the internal pressure they place upon themselves.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: March 20, 2016

411 Teen: Women In Combat

Mar 14, 2016

Students from Florida High School at FSU explore the issues surrounding the recent major change in the Armed Forces: women will officially be in combat positions. Opposition has raised several concerns, from physical to psychological influence, which will be addressed.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: March 13, 2016 

411 Teen: STDs

Mar 7, 2016

Female students from area high schools talk with Dr. Nancy Lee, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health/Women's Health, and Dr. Gail Bolan, Director of the CDC's Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, regarding the Know The Facts First campaign, which aims to provide accurate information on STDs to young women aged 13-19.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: March 6, 2016

411 Teen: Teen Lifestyles

Feb 28, 2016

Students in the IB program at Rickards High School examine teen behavior and attitudes on subjects like smoking, e-cigarettes, drugs, and other lifestyle issues.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: December 27, 2015 

Rebroadcast: January 31, 2016 and February 28, 2016

411 Teen: Junior Achivement

Feb 22, 2016

Members of Junior Achievement of the Big Bend join 411 Teen to talk about the JA program and discuss the tenets of young entrepreneurship.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: February 21, 2016

411 Teen: Gender Issues

Feb 15, 2016

Students from SAIL High School discuss some of the issues faced by the LGBTQQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and ally) community.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: February 14, 2016

411 Teen: Rap With A Pro: Pharmacy

Feb 8, 2016

Students enrolled in the Millicent Holifield Academy Of Health Sciences at Rickards High School participate in 411 Teen's Rap With A Pro series, and explore Pharmacy with Rita Marchessault, from Walgreen's Pharmacy. The panel discusses the demands and joys of being a pharmacist.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: February 7, 2016 

411 Teen: The Well-Armored Child

Jan 25, 2016

Joelle Casteix, author of The Well-Armored Child, herself a victim of sexual abuse, talks about her recently published book, a parents' guide for protecting your children from sexual abuse.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: January 24, 2016 

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