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: 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 

411 Teen: Voting Rights

Jan 18, 2016

Students from Florida State University Developmental Research School explore voting rights issues: the move to lower voting age to 16; disenfranchised felonious offenders, and more.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: January 17, 2016 

411 Teen: Immigration

Jan 11, 2016

Students from SAIL High School discuss issues surrounding the current immigration policy.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: January 10, 2016 

411 Teen: Coping With Emotions

Jan 4, 2016

Adolescence can be a particularly difficult time. Crossroad Academy students talk about emotions and feelings, and focus on effective methods of dealing with them.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: January 3, 2016 

411 Teen: Fast Food

Dec 21, 2015

Fast food has become a common denominator from city to suburb to the wide open countryside. Students from Florida High School at FSU examine fast food consumption and what we put into our bodies.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: December 20, 2015 

411 Teen: Police Violence

Dec 14, 2015

Students from SAIL High School examine how deeply violence is rooted in American culture, and discuss police violence.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: December 13, 2015 

411 Teen: Flu 101

Dec 7, 2015

An interview with medical professionals examining the flu and how to handle it.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: December 6, 2015 

411 Teen: The Role Of 'Play'

Nov 30, 2015

Ann Gadzikowski, author and early childhood educator, talks about her new book, Creating A Beautiful Mess, concerning the essentials of 'play' experiences in the development of children.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: November 29, 2015

411 Teen: Rickards IB - Mu Alpha Theta

Nov 23, 2015

Students in the IB program at Rickards High School discuss the recent Mu Alpha Theta mathematics honor society invitation, which they hosted.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: November 22, 2015

411 Teen: Religion

Nov 16, 2015

Religion plays a significant role in shaping American society in both political and civic life. Students from Florida High explore the role of religion in American life.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: November 15, 2015 

411 Teen: National Adoption Month

Nov 9, 2015

November is National Adoption Month. Staff from Big Bend Community Based Care,  and Children's Home Society promote awareness of the need for adoptive families and discuss the challenges and rewards facing adoptive parents.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: November 8, 2015

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