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You Are Not Alone – Series Overview

You Are Not Alone – Series Overview

Renee Shaw hosts this series that features people on the front lines of mental health and emphasizes the importance of healthy, supportive relationships in helping youth overcome mental health challenges. Need help? National Suicide Prevention Hotline 800-273-TALK or Mental Health America- Kentucky 859-684-7778.

Community Action Council and Minority Mental Health Project

Connections with Renee Shaw

Community Action Council and Minority Mental Health Project

Renee speaks with the new executive director of the Community Action Council, Sharon Price, about her vision for the agency and advancing its mission of eliminating and reducing poverty by supporting early childhood development and education, assisting in job training and employment, and more. Next, Damon Cobble, a licensed marriage and family therapist and a mental health practitioner at Jefferson County Public Schools, talks about the Minority Mental Health Project he founded to help high-risk populations connect to a range of culturally sensitive behavioral, mental health prevention, and intervention services.

Preventing Youth Suicide: A KET Forum

Preventing Youth Suicide: A KET Forum

This forum, hosted by Renee Shaw, explores the alarming rise in youth suicide, examining its root causes and highlighting the most effective strategies for prevention.

KET’s New PBS LearningMedia Site Offers Expanded Resources on Youth Mental Health

KET’s New PBS LearningMedia Site Offers Expanded Resources on Youth Mental Health

KET’s new webpage in its PBS LearningMedia portal offers the entire “You Are Not Alone” series on youth mental health as well as additional resources to give educators, advocates, parents, and peers the tools they need to reach young people with mental health challenges and improve their lives.

Why Children Struggling with Mental Health Say Stigma Can Be Deadly

PBS NewsHour

Why Children Struggling with Mental Health Say Stigma Can Be Deadly

A new documentary produced by Milwaukee PBS in collaboration with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel follows four young people from Wisconsin who are navigating mental health challenges. They’ve endured assault, bullying, incarceration and discrimination, and in some cases considered suicide. Yet through it all, these children in crisis have survived. This preview aired on PBS NewsHour in June 2019.

Jenean Hampton’s Advocacy for Youth Suicide Prevention

Connections with Renee Shaw

Jenean Hampton’s Advocacy for Youth Suicide Prevention

Kentucky's Lieutenant Governor Jenean Hampton discusses her activism in addressing youth mental health and suicide prevention.

Effective Tools for Youth Suicide Prevention

Connections with Renee Shaw

Effective Tools for Youth Suicide Prevention

Julie Cerel, a licensed clinical psychologist and professor in the College of Social Work at the University of Kentucky, talks about the rise in youth suicide and tools to help a person in crisis.

How the Way We Talk About Suicide Can Prevent It From Happening Again

PBS NewsHour

How the Way We Talk About Suicide Can Prevent It From Happening Again

Two members of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas community have died by apparent suicide. One of them was a survivor of last year’s mass shooting who reportedly struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder. Dr. Kelly Posner Gerstenhaber of the Columbia Lighthouse Project and Ryan Petty, whose daughter was killed at Parkland, join William Brangham on PBS NewsHour to discuss the troubling phenomenon of teen suicide.

Autism: Diagnosis and Effective Treatment

Kentucky Health

Autism: Diagnosis and Effective Treatment

Dr. Erick Dubuque, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of Special Education, UofL College of Education and Human Development, talks about the diagnosis and treatment of autism, including Applied Behavior Analysis.

The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Health

Kentucky Health

The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Health

Psychologist David Finke, Ph.D, vice-president of residential services at Uspiritus, discusses trauma and toxic stress and youth mental health.