Street Beat: Mental Health Challenges
This week on Street Beat, host Karen Carter looks at mental health challenges. First, Dr. Ron Samarian from the Beaumont Health System; and Brent Wirth, President and CEO of Easterseals Michigan; talk about Easterseals, mental health issues, and the upcoming Mental Health Fair. Then, psychologist Dr. Robert Hack and Dr. Brenda O’Brian discuss the issues around parental alienation. Finally, Dr. Tanya Martin, clinical psychologist and Blue Cross/Blue Shield provider, talks about signs of suicide and how to help those who may be considering taking their lives.
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Street Beat: Gift Of LifeThis week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani looks at several ways you can save a life.
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Street Beat: Careers Of The Future, Are You On The Right PathThis week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone learns how various organizations are helping others discover their own career pathways. First, Richard Bell from the Kids First Initiative explains how his organization introduces middle and high school students to various career pathways. Then Ida Byrd-Hill, the founder of Automation Workz 4 U, explains how her program gets families involved in various technology fields of interest. Next, Michael Spector, President of Oakland County Business Association Inc Michigan, discusses the Michigan Entrepreneurs Expo that gives people who have challenges to employment the opportunity to have their own small business. Finally, Patricia Duncan - Coordinator for the Professional Women’s Group for DRESS For Success Michigan - and Iris Guidry - Volunteer Workshop PWG Presenter and Mentor show how their programs help young women prepare for careers.
Street Beat: Medical Weight Loss ClinicLisa Germani talks to Tracy Strieter about the Medical Weight Loss clinic and how they help people combat obesity by staying healthy, as well as some of the clinic’s success stories.
Street Beat: Eating DisordersThis week on “Street Beat”, host Lisa Germani discusses eating disorders, their causes, diagnoses and treatments. Her guests include Leon Judd, President of the Metro chapter of NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness; Michael Weinberger, the founder of “A Plan For Living”; Dr. Gary Katz, a general surgeon for St. John Providence Weight Loss; Jacquelyn K. Smiertka, a Registered Nurse and the Program Director of Beyond Change: Living a Healthy Life After Obesity Surgery; and Tracy Strieter, the Wellness and Business Development Coordinator for Medical Weight Loss Clinic.


$120 Million Proposal to Protect Kids With More School Police, CounselorsMichigan's law enforcement and education leaders on Thursday proposed a $120 million security plan that includes staffing schools with more police and counselors in light of last month's shooting massacre at a Florida high school. Matt Yurus reports.
Fiat Chrysler Announced Former Viper Plant To Become Home Of FCA Car CollectionFiat Chrysler Automobiles will honor the legacy of the Dodge Viper as part of two initiatives announced Wednesday. Matt Yurus reports.
Street Beat: Gift Of LifeThis week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani looks at several ways you can save a life.

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