Episode #112 - January 18th, 2017
This week we take a deeper look into childhood mental health and trauma, and its correlation with drug abuse and suicide. Monica Murphy sits down with Amy Rosen at Oaklawn in Elkhart, Indiana, and Dr. John Gallagher at Bashor Children’s Home in Goshen, Indiana. We also attended a public forum titled, “What will we lose if we lose public education?” and the community luncheon at the MLK Jr. Recreation Center in South Bend, Indiana.
Original Airdate: January 18, 2017

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    Mental Health Story, #4

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    City: Elkhart, IN
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    Amy Rosen specializes in childhood mental health and trauma. She shared her insight with reporter, Monica Murphy.

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    1. Amy RosenOaklawn

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  • January 18th, 2017 Photo John Gallagher, Ph.D. More Information

    Mental Health Story, #3

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    City: Goshen, IN
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    John Gallagher, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of social work at Indiana University South Bend where he teachers in the mental health and addictions concentration. He has practiced mental health and addictions counseling for 15 years. He sat down with reporter, Monica Murphy, for an in-depth interview on drug abuse, suicide, and overall mental health.

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    1. John Gallagher, Ph.D.Bashor Children's Home

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    Public Education Community Forum

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    School choice advocate, Betsy DeVos, begins her confirmation hearings in Washington. Community leaders and educators in South Bend gathered for a community forum called “What will we lose if we lose public education?”

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    1. Stuart Greene, Ph.D.Civil Rights Heritage Center
    2. Darryl Heller, Ph.D.Civil Rights Heritage Center

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  • January 18th, 2017 Photo Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Kenneth Spells, Ed.D. More Information

    Community Luncheon

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    Like Martin Luther King Jr., many educators and leaders in our community believe that education is a fundamental right and all students should be given the same opportunities.

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    1. Mayor Pete Buttigieg
    2. Kenneth Spells, Ed.D.

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