Mental Health

To listen to any of the following mental health related podcasts, simply click on the title of each episode below.

  1. Episode 250 – Let’s Talk About Suicide. Katie Cretella, Director of Clinical Services, Trumbull County Mental Health & Recovery Board, joined us to talk about suicide for Mental Health Awareness Month. (23:30) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  2. Episode 249 – Let’s Talk About PTSD. Kelly Younkins, a Clinical Consultant and a Clinical Supervisor for Family & Community Services, Inc., joined us to talk about PTSD for Mental Health Awareness Month. (37:20) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  3. Episode 248 – Let’s Talk About Anxiety. Kelly Younkins, a Clinical Consultant and a Clinical Supervisor for Family & Community Services, Inc., joined us to talk about anxiety for Mental Health Awareness Month. (30:10) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  4. Episode 247 – Let’s Talk About Depression. Kelly Younkins, a Clinical Consultant and a Clinical Supervisor for Family & Community Services, Inc., joins us to talk about depression for Mental Health Awareness Month. (29:47) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  5. Episode 246 – Mental Health Checkups. Most of us complete an annual checkup with our family doctor as a preventative measure for our physical health but how many of us do the same for our mental health? Clinical Consultant, Kelly Younkins, shares her idea of annual “mental health checkups” that could revolutionize the mental health industry! (27:02) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  6. Episode 227 – When to Know You Need Help. Jennifer Parmenter, Clinical Counseling Supervisor at Family & Community Services, Inc., in Kent, OH, joined us to talk about how stress is affecting us since the pandemic. She also gives us advice on when to know we need help beyond self-care and our personal support systems. (39:51) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  7. Episode 221 – Overcoming Stress at Work & Beyond! Clinical Consultant Kelly Bako Younkins,  joined us to talk stress at work and beyond! (53:33) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  8. Episode 215 – Suicide Prevention Stand Down. In accordance with OSHA’s Suicide Prevention Stand Down Week – September 6-10, 2021, we made this episode to increase awareness & prevention of suicide at work. (17:05) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  9. Episode 204 – How Stress Affects Rest & Anxiety. Joshua Hill, Therapist at Preferred Care Counseling, joined us to chat about how stress affects anxiety, rest, health, performance and more! (37:12) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  10. Episode 195 – Avoiding Burnout During COVID-19 & Beyond. Dr. Kristen Dickerson, Statewide Health, Wellness, & Special Program Manager at the Ohio Center for Occupational Safety & Health (Ohio BWC), joined us to talk about how to avoid emotional burnout caused by social pressure during the pandemic and more!  (32:28) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  11. Episode 192 – How Stressed are Your Employees? How stressed are your employees since COVID-19? Does stress cause them to work unsafely? Should you talk to your employees about stress? In this episode, Mike & Nic answer these questions and more while discussing the results of a recent, eye-opening PCSC survey. (18:54) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  12. Episode 159 – Overcoming Loneliness During COVID-19. According to the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration, “loneliness and social isolation can be as damaging to health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day!” As the COVID-19 crisis continues, we asked Jennifer Parmenter, Clinical Counseling Supervisor at Family & Community Services, Inc., in Kent, OH, to call in to give us some tips on how to overcome loneliness & avoid its deadly consequences! (56:32) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  13. Episode 149 – How Stress Affects Workplace Safety. Is stress really a safety concern? In this episode, Mike & Nic chat about stress before & during the COVID-19 pandemic and how it significantly impacts your workforce, even in regards to safety! (22:52) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  14. Episode 148 – Embracing Self-Care During the COVID-19 Crisis. Jennifer Parmenter, Clinical Counseling Supervisor at Family & Community Services, Inc., in Kent, OH, called in to give us some tips on how to take care of ourselves and our mental health during the COVID-19 crisis! (28:37) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  15. Episode 134 – Stress Management 101. We caught up with Dr. Aubree Jones of Peak Family Chiropractic, at the 2019 SCSC Wellness Conference in Akron, to talk about stress! (18:37) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  16. Episode 133 – [Workplace Wellness] Mindfulness in the Workplace. We caught up with Jennifer Stefanak, Market Well-Being Partner at Mercy Health, to chat about mindfulness at work after her presentation at the Northeast Ohio Safety Expo! (12:08) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  17. Episode 93 – Health Talk: Overcoming Stress. Mindy Gusz, Community Outreach Coordinator at University Hospitals Portage Medical Center, explains what stress is & how we can overcome it! (4:24) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  18. Episode 87 – Problem Gambling Awareness at Work. March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month and Dr. Amanda Burke, Prevention Specialist at Townhall II, tells us how problem gambling can cause big problems at work, especially around the time of March Madness! (11:04) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  19. Episode 49 – Mental Health First Aid.Ashley Baden, certified Mental Health First Aid Trainer at Coleman Professional Services, gives us a snapshot of the internationally recognized Mental Health First Aid training! (12:45) Listen/Download via Google Drive.

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