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Your Life in Focus

Your Life in Focus


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Your Life in Focus is dedicated to empowering individuals and families by examining topics including education, mental and behavioral health and social and community development.

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In this episode of Your Life in Focus, we will discuss initiatives to address disciplinary practices across the country related to boys and young men of color. The impact of high drop out rates, low or under-employment and... more

Today's show will focus on the use of psychotropic drugs with children between the ages of 5-10. We will discuss the use of interventions as a supplemental approach to their well being. Callers are invited to weigh in on this important... more

During this episode, we will discuss intervention strategies for young children and their families. We will review data recently released in Nevada on the diversity of our youth and discuss how SES can affect treatment. Please call in to weigh... more

Our discussion will continue to focus on recent data concerning how youth and their families in our community address mental and behavioral health issues. We will look at current initiatives as well as community based consequences when... more

Today we will begin a series on specific behavioral and mental health issues currently prevalent in our society and in our schools that present current and long term obstacles to learning, socialization and present day functioning for many... more

Today's show will focus on how mental health stigmatism causes generational behavioral concerns in our community. We invite the public to share this discussion as we look at short and long term solutions.

We will continue our discussion of how to change the conversation about mental health in the community so that youth and their family members will more readily seek assistance and help when needed without the burden of stigma. Please... more

Our show will continue the discussion of the how to de-stigmatize mental health services so that youth and their families will access necessary services. We invite you to call in and discuss this important topic and provide insight and comments.

Today's show will focus on the question posed by a listener last week asking why mental health is not treated the same as a physical health concern. We will explore this topic and the impact it has on the treatment of behavioral health... more

The Cost of Ignoring Mental and Behavioral Health Issues II. This episode will continue the discussion of who is responsible for providing behavioral and mental health services to those in our community who have the greatest need. We will... more