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Above Ground Podcast

be well, be safe, be ABOVE

May 27, 2020

This week's guest is Sandra Goldmeer. She is the Area Director of the Capital Region NY Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. In her short time here she is building a garden of hope.

You should never be afraid to be the first person to reach out, because chances are no one has. Connection is all...

May 20, 2020

Amanda Matteson is an MSW, PhD student, researcher and a Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom (2008-2009) from the NY Army National Guard. Her main work is with the veteran population. Her mission is to make the conversation surrounding mental health as common as asking to pass the mashed potatoes. 

This week is our first...

May 13, 2020

PTSD is a condition triggered by experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event. Flashbacks, nightmares, severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event are common affects of the disorder. 

This week Will & Tim introduce you to the Four Horsemen of PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). Commonly called...

May 6, 2020

Covid-19 is proving how fragile our health care system is. A federal government blatantly not responding. States locked and broke with huge deficits. Hospitals over capacity with a workforce faced with immeasurable pain and loss. 

It is May and this is Mental Health Awareness Month. We are on the verge of another...