Tag: Mental Health

Podcast: Recreation Programming and Behavioral Health with Cameron Marlin, Clear Creek Metropolitan Recreation District

Cameron Marlin General Manager Clear Creek Metropolitan Recreation District LinkedIn Holistic wellness. Cameron Marlin, the General Manager of the Clear Creek Metropolitan Recreation District, joined the podcast to talk about how they offered new recreation programming to meet the community’s mental health needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. She shared how they identified instructors, partnered with … Continued

Podcast: Peer Support for Public Safety Command Staff with Matthew Kelly & Dan Davis

Matthew Kelly Captain Miami County, Kansas Contact | Twitter Dan Davis Lieutenant City of Belton, Missouri Supporting first responders. Matthew Kelly, Captain with Miami County, Kansas Sheriff’s Office, and Dan Davis, Lieutenant with the City of Belton, Missouri Police Department joined the podcast to discuss the Mid-America Regional Council’s Peer Support Program for command staff. They … Continued

Podcast: Peer Support for 911 Dispatchers with Kristin Boyes, Lenexa, KS

Kristin Boyes Dispatcher City of Lenexa, Kansas LinkedIn Supporting first responders. Kristin Boyes, Dispatcher for the City of Lenexa, Kansas, joined on the podcast to discuss the Mid-America Regional Council’s 911 Peer Support Program. She shared why it is important for dispatchers to get that support and how 911 calls affect call takers. She also … Continued

It’s Okay to Struggle

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Rafael Baptista (LinkedIn and Twitter) What I’m Watching: Boy Meets World  What I’m Reading: Information about the Coronavirus What I’m Doing: Learning how to order groceries online  When I write my morning buzz, my standard approach is to talk about something that I am passionate about and share some related … Continued

Podcast: Community Healing with Melissa Glaser

Melissa Glaser Author & Consultant Melissa Glaser, MS, LPC LinkedIn Lessons for recovery after a large-scale trauma. Author and psychologist Melissa Glaser joined the podcast to talk about how a community deals with traumatic events. She shared her experience working in Newtown, CT after the Sandy Hook shooting. She also discussed lessons for community leaders … Continued

The Importance of Living: Why Your Mental Health Matters

By Sam Taylor, LinkedIn & Twitter One work afternoon in October 2017, I thought I was dying. My world was despair and fear. I found myself in an emergency room, unable to intelligibly communicate, disoriented, and my entire body fuzzy and tingling. I was wheeled back to a room faster than I ever have been … Continued

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