Children's Minnesota in the News

Dr. Gigi Chawla encourages families to speak about tragic events

Dr. Gigi Chawla, senior medical director for the primary care division at Children’s Minnesota, was interviewed by the Star Tribune about the importance of parents and teachers letting children speak openly about tragic events as a way to cope with confusion and stress. Preventing children from doing so can lead to health issues like stomach aches and bed-wetting. Read the full story: In wake of Mpls. shooting: Let kids respond to traumatic events, experts say.