"Doctor Radio Reports: Is Your Kid High?" To Air On SIRIUS XM Radio

Friday, January 22, 2010 Child Health News
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NEW YORK, Jan. 21 SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) today announced that it will broadcast Doctor Radio Reports: Is Your Kid High?, a live one-hour special hosted by journalist Perri Peltz and a panel of top experts including a DEA Special Agent, a renowned substance abuse treatment expert, and a leading psychiatrist--delve into a topic that has parents everywhere worried: kids and drugs.

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Doctor Radio Reports: Is Your Kid High? will air live January 22 at 10:00 am ET on Doctor Radio, SIRIUS channel 114 and XM channel 119. The phone lines will be open for the entire show for listeners around the country to call in with their questions. It will replay January 23 at 3:00 pm ET and January 24 at 4:00 pm ET.

Doctor Radio Reports: Is Your Kid High? will feature a panel of experts including leading NYU Langone Medical Center psychiatrist Dolores Malaspina MD, MPH, the Anita and Joseph Steckler Professor of Psychiatry, former chairman of the NYU Bellevue Department of Psychiatry and the co-host of Doctor Radio's weekly psychiatry show. She now directs InSPIRES, an institute for Social and Psychiatric Initiatives at the NYU Langone Medical Center focused on preventing and curing severe mental disorders. The other featured guests are Deni Carise, MD, Chief Clinical Officer, Phoenix House, an internationally recognized leader in substance abuse treatment and research; and John Gilbride, Special Agent in Charge of New York Field Division of the DEA.

What drugs are kids using today? Where are they getting them? Is your medicine closet their supplier? What are the warning signs to look for, and what should you do when you think you know? How should parents talk to their kids about this sensitive subject? Teens can be moody - how can you tell if your kids are acting normal for their age or if their behavior is symptomatic of something more malignant?

Peltz and her guests will help parents navigate this important and complex topic, and arm them with three important lists they can take away:

Other questions and topics they will explore include: what are drug traffickers and dealers doing to lure kids? What if your kid asks you if you ever got high? Do you tell your kid if you want to try marijuana that they should try it at home? What are the trends and popular drugs these days? What is the DEA concerned about? What is a "pharm party?" How are kids getting drugs over the internet?

Doctor Radio features live, call-in shows hosted by leading NYU Langone Medical Center doctors from a vast array of fields including: child psychology; sexual health; plastic surgery; emergency room medicine; cancer; heart health; women's health; dermatology; pediatrics; men's health; diet and nutrition; sports medicine; psychiatry; and more. For sample audio clips and a complete programming lineup visit www.sirius.com/doctorradio.

Perri Peltz is a television news journalist and public health advocate.

About SIRIUS XM Radio

SIRIUS XM Radio is America's satellite radio company delivering to subscribers commercial-free music channels, premier sports, news, talk, entertainment, and traffic and weather.

SIRIUS XM Radio has content relationships with an array of personalities and artists, including Howard Stern, Martha Stewart, Oprah Winfrey, Rosie O'Donnell, Jamie Foxx, Barbara Walters, Opie & Anthony, Bubba the Love Sponge®, Bob Edwards, Chris "Mad Dog" Russo, Jimmy Buffett, The Grateful Dead, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan and Tom Petty. SIRIUS XM Radio is the leader in sports programming as the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the NFL, Major League Baseball®, NASCAR®, NBA, NHL®, and PGA TOUR® and major college sports.

SIRIUS XM Radio has arrangements with every major automaker. SIRIUS XM Radio products are available at shop.sirius.com and shop.xmradio.com, and at retail locations nationwide, including Best Buy, RadioShack, Wal-Mart and independent retailers.

SIRIUS XM Radio also offers SIRIUS Backseat TV, the first ever live in-vehicle rear seat entertainment featuring Nickelodeon, Disney Channel and Cartoon Network; XM NavTraffic® service for GPS navigation systems delivers real-time traffic information, including accidents and road construction, for more than 80 North American markets.

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1. Signs to look for in your child: how to read their moods, behavior patterns and friendships. 2. A checklist for making your home safe: a lot of the drugs kids are using today are coming right out of the medicine cabinets in their homes. Which drugs are those and what should you do to prevent abuse? 3. How to talk to kids about drugs: we now have a generation of parents who grew up in a drug culture, how should they answer the questions "Did you smoke marijuana?" and "Did you use drugs?"


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