How to Talk WIth Children About Boston Marathon Bombing
Police clear the area at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon as medical workers help injured following the explosions.
It’s getting to the hateful point that it feels like a fill-in-the-blank: How to talk with children about 9/11. About Newtown. And now, about the Boston Marathon bombs. But still, it never hurts to be reminded of what’s normal and what helps most. Dr. Gene Beresin, a child psychiatrist and director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Mental Health and Media, offers the following helpful guide - How to Talk With Children About Boston Marathon Bombing