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. Programs have enlightened young people on eating disorders, sexually transmitted disease, and dating to name a few.

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

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