Student Athletics

Adriana Contreras joins us to discuss the health and safety of student-athletes in high school and collegiate sports. Our topics include how parents should communicate with their children’s coaches and doctors to create a healthy sporting experience, the mental health challenges brought on by high-pressure athletics—including the lessons learned from Simone Biles’ Olympic experiences—and much more.

Mental Illness Challenges in America

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Millions of Americans are affected by severe mental illnesses, and also everyday mental health challenges such as anxiety and stress. We interview Jessica Cruz from NAMI once again for her tips on how to cope.

COVID-19 and Your Mental Health

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The coronavirus has brought stress and anxiety to every American. We talk with Jessica Cruz, chief executive officer of the California chapter for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), about how what people can do improve their mental wellness.