A weekly talk show about people in the Mon Valley area of Pittsburgh

A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).

Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for 5-21-2021


Topic: The need for Mental Health Awareness

Guests: Christine Michaels, chief executive officer, NAMI Keystone PA, and Dottie Ikach, volunteer, NAMI McKeesport chapter

How topic discussed: What has been the impact of the COVID-19 on mental health locally and around the country? What are some signs that someone may be suffering a mental health crisis? How prevalent are mental illnesses in the United States? What resources are available locally for people suffering from mental illness? How has the stigma of talking about mental health changed over time? Why is mental health awareness month — celebrated every May since 1949 — an important time for advocacy, and how can individuals be mental health advocates?



Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.21MB - Duration: 29:43 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)


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Since 1866, Striffler's has provided compassionate, professional memorial services for families in White Oak, McKeesport, Dravosburg and Port Vue. Striffler's offers comprehensive pre-planning services and after-care.

Through its affiliated company, Design Monuments, Striffler's also provides permanent markers and memorials crafted in stone, bronze and other high-quality materials. Learn more at strifflers.com or call (412) 678-6191.


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