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  • 00:25

    A New Strategy for Suicide Prevention

    in Health

    Drs. Barbara Stanley and J. John Mann will be speaking


    Every year, there are more than 30,000 suicides and ten times as many suicide attempts in the United States.  Better prevention is urgently required. That requires improving our knowledge of the causes of suicidal behavior.  We know psychiatric disorders, most commonly major depression, are associated with suicide. But most people with a psychiatric disorder never attempt suicide. The group at higher risk of suicide have a predisposition to suicidal behavior. Learning about how genes and childhood experiences affect how we deal with stress, depression and make decisions, and how those functions are in turn related to brain functioning are key to understanding why people die by suicide.  The Conte Center for Translational Neuroscience at Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, has been at the forefront of this research. 


    Differences in brain circuitry in suicide attempters are linked to the predisposition to suicidal behavior and are the result of a combination of genes and childhood adversity. Evaluating brain circuitry of family members of those who have suicided or made serious nonlethal suicide attempts may identify a higher risk group.  The Conte Center for Suicide Prevention uses two brain imaging modalities, positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), along with several biobehavioral measures to study risk and resilience factors for suicide in patients with major depression. 


    In this radio program, we will describe how we seek to prevent suicide by studying the brain biology and abnormalities in stress coping and mood regulation that increase risk of suicidal behavior, and then seeking ways to reverse these effects.

  • 01:01

    2nd Interview With Gregg Loomis: Live: 646-716-7250: Suicide Prevention:

    in Self Help

    This will be my 2nd interview With Gregg Loomis: Suicide Survivior: We will be discussing his journey and his work in the field to lower the suicide rate and instill hope in those who are suffering.

  • 00:50

    Sue Badeau and Tricia Goyer Kick Off National Child Abuse Prevention Month

    in Books

    National Child Abuse Prevention Month is a time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect, and to promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families. During the month of April and throughout the year, communities are encouraged to share child abuse and neglect prevention awareness strategies and activities and promote prevention across the country. It is also the 40th anniversary of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act.

  • 00:23
  • 01:01

    Cyber Security - Disaster Prevention for Small Businesses

    in Business

    The average small business may not think that the same exposures for hacking, like what happened to Home Depot or Target, apply to them, but the truth is that small and Main Street businesses are far more vulnerable and face a greater risk.

  • 00:34

    Teen Suicide, Recognition and Prevention...A Frank Discussion

    in Health

    We lose someone to suicide every 12.9 minutes. Teen suicides are on the rise. What can be done?


    This week we are changing things up a bit. 


    On Monday, March 2, 2015 at 8PM eastern Dr Jess Armine will discuss teenage suicide..signs to look for....interventions available...and how to determine when immediate intervention is necessary taken from Terri A. Erbacher, Jonathan B. Singer & Scott Poland. Suicide in Schools: A Practitioner's Guide to Multi-level Prevention, Assessment, Intervention, and Postvention. Routledge, 2015


    Also, since social media is our main method of communication these days, we will intoduce Facebook's new product that will roll out over the next few months to get help for a friend or loved one who created a post that made you concerned about their health. http://svn.tn/60110ak1


    Recently, there have been several teenage suicides and suicide attempts in my local area....this show is my contribution to preventing the loss of our children....please join me. Dr. Jess.

  • 00:28

    COLON CANCER PREVENTION AND DEALING WITH "ROOT CAUSES"

    in Health

    TUNE IN NEXT SATURDAY at 12N FOR ANOTHER INFORMATIVE PROGRAM BY HEALTH BY DESIGN.


    Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Every year, about 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, and more than 50,000 people die from it. But this disease is highly preventable, by getting screened beginning at age 50.


    What You Can Do



    If you’re aged 50 to 75, get screened for colorectal cancer regularly. Screening tests help prevent colorectal cancer by finding precancerous polyps (abnormal growths) so they can be removed.

  • 00:25

    Colon Cancer Prevention & Health Awareness

    in Health

    TUNE IN NEXT SATURDAY FOR ANOTHER INFORMATIVE PROGRAM BY ALPHA HEALTH MINISTRY,


    Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Every year, about 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, and more than 50,000 people die from it. But this disease is highly preventable, by getting screened beginning at age 50.


    What You Can Do



    If you’re aged 50 to 75, get screened for colorectal cancer regularly. Screening tests help prevent colorectal cancer by finding precancerous polyps (abnormal growths) so they can be removed.

  • 00:31

    Dog Flu (What Is It and Is Your Dog at Risk)?

    in Pets

    By now, most of you have probably heard of the dog flu outbreak--but how many people actually know what the dog flu really is?  In this episode of The Missy Show, we delve into this strange virus, exploring its origin, causes, and how it is spread.  Most of all, we seek to answer the question of how we can prevent our dogs from falling victim to this sickness.  Be sure to join hosts J and D as they discuss this very important topic on this Saturday's Missy Show.  April 25th at 5pm Central.  Don't miss it!

  • 00:04

    what U focus on comes to U

    in Self Help

    Just Imagine and Believe with all your might in your mind without doubt, Even with no support, you can pull the right resources, connections, people,and  ideas to U to help U accomplish your goal.

  • 01:06

    Stronger Together talks with Lamont Carey, Founder/CEO of Contact Visits

    in Christianity

    "Before the Transition is the Transformation...Improving the lives of ex-offenders and at-risk youth"


    Valerie and Rev. Ray talk with Mr. Lamont Carey, Founder and Executive Director of Contact Visits, a nonprofit organization assisting at-risk youth and ex-offenders.


    Contact Visits was founded by Lamont Carey on June 7, 2001.  The vision to form this company was birthed while Lamont was serving his own multi-year prison term. When preparing for release, Mr. Carey took classes in business management and non-profit management, marketing, accounting, finance, and other business-related topics. Additionally, he was offered stress and anger management, decision- making, substance abuse prevention, life skills, and other courses related to preparing to re-enter society that he felt were not effective.


    Mr. Carey’s first responsibility with Contact Visits was to develop more effective programs to address the needs and issues surrounding soon-to-be released felons, ex-convicts, and troubled youth. He is also responsible for the daily management of all operations, finding locations for all three facilities, hiring and managing staff, grant writing and fundraising, bookkeeping, contract management, public relations, interaction with federal and local government agencies as well as other non-profit service providers, budgeting, sourcing of training and educational personnel, creation of curriculum programs, and marketing.