Gail and John Urso Establish "Kevin's Song" After The Tragic Loss Of Their Son To SuicideGail Urso, Co-Founder of Kevin's Song, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the loss of her song, what she did in the wake of the tragedy, and how she used what she learned to help the community through Kevin's Song.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Shows People Who Are Affected By Suicide That They Are Not AloneAnne Perry, Michigan Area Director of American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about AFSP and the warning signs of suicide.
Oakland Community Health Network Looks To Educate The Community, Reduce Suicide RateDana Lasenby, CEO of OCHN, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about suicide and mental health, and what services people can access to seek help and treatment.
College Cheerleader Looks Back On Her Days At Detroit PALJaide Holland, Detroit PAL Aluma, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss her time at Detroit PAL and how those years transformed her life.
Web Extra: Apolo Ohno Discusses Life After Sports, Athletes' Mental Challenges Ahead of the "2020" Olympic GamesTwo-time Olympic Gold Medal Speed Skater and the most decorated Winter Olympian of all-time, Apolo Ohno, joins Jackie Paige for an exclusive web interview.
Director of NAMI Michigan Uses His Son's Life Story To Advocate For Breaking The Stigma Behind Mental IllnessKevin Fischer, Executive Director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to tell Dominique's story and how it has changed his life.
Olympic Gold Medal Speed Skater Apolo Ohno Opens Up About The Mental Challenges Olympians Face2-time Olympic Gold Medal Speed Skater, Apolo Ohno, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the mental challenges olympians face, and what he calls "The Great Divorce."
Former Detroit Lion Trevor Bates Uses His Journey To Help Others Impacted By Mental IllnessTrevor Bates, a former Detroit Lion, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the moment in his life that ended his career in the NFL, but led to his life of helping others with their mental health challenges.
Soulful Nutritionist Shows How To Start 2021 On The Right Foot Through Mental Health, WellnessSoulful Nutritionist Trish Ward joins Lisa Germani on Saturday's Community Connect. She shares her breathing and tapping techniques, along with her overall healthy living strategy for nutrition, rest, exercise, and stress reduction.
Detroit Fashion Designer Ken Walker Branches Out Into Mental Health AdvocacyKen Walker, Founder of the K. Walker Collective, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about his life from advertising to fashion, and why his path led him to being a mental health advocate.
Former Detroit Lions Kicker Talks Upcoming NFL Season, Post-Career Work In Mental Health AwarenessFormer Detroit Lions Place Kicker, Eddie Murray, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about his career with the Lions, his post career work in mental health, and to share his thoughts on the current state of the NFL.
Warrior Path Home Helps Veterans Through A Unique Life Coaching Technique Using HorsesJill Haas, Founding President of Warrior Path Home, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect this Saturday to talk about the founding of the organization and how they've helped veterans in the first several months after being founded.
Cindy Klement Discusses How We Can Acclimate To Daily Life During The COVID-19 Pandemic To Stay HealthyOn this weekend's Community Connect, Cindy Klement, Adjunct Professor at EMU and Author, sits down with Lisa Germani to work through what we should all be doing during this stay-at-home order to stay healthy.
Here's How The Coronavirus Affects Kids Mental HealthOn an ordinary Wednesday afternoon a school yard would be filled with kids having recess, enjoying themselves. We’re certainly not living in ordinary times and that can have a real impact on a child’s mental health.
Area Agency On Aging 1-B Focuses On Importance Of Keeping Seniors Mentally, Physically ActiveJenny Jarvis Chief Communications & Strategy Officer Area Agency on Aging 1-B, sat down with Community Connect Host Lisa Germani to talk about how it is important to keep seniors physically and mentally active within the community.