On today’s show, guest Jason Kamras joins Melvina and Carol to talk about the impact of COVID on Richmond kids and families. He describes some of the means the school district is managing education amid a pandemic: repurposing the buses to deliver food to families; establishing a collaboration for childminding; and getting those new laptops.
Today we bring back representatives from Richmond Police and Richmond Behavioral Health Authority to talk about community response to mental health crisis and community protests. We end our show with Peer 2 Ear by Sammy Styles and Community Recovery Calendar.
Richmond Recovers will be onsite at this year’s Fall Into Wellness Community Event. You are invited to record short spots about recovery, sharing your story and resources.
This fall the Richmond Behavioral Health Authority and the Richmond Behavioral Health Foundation bring their bi-annual, Fall Into Wellness to the community. A family – friendly festival promoting health and wellness for all! Nonprofits focused on helping the community develop healthy lives will be there.
Activities include – a 5K walk to raise funds to support RBHA programs, a live music stage featuring: Big Mama Shakes, Hotel X, The Shangri-Lords, and Family and Friends- gospel quartet and fun activities for the family.
Come out on October 22, 2017 from 11 – 4. The festival is being held at Newmarket Field on 2nd and East Byrd street (across from the VA War Memorial).
On today’s show, the Richmond and Chesterfield combined crisis intervention team returns with peer in recovery, Sammy Styles to talk about their work to train police in mental health informed response and the progress of the crisis triage centers.
On today’s show, Patricia Stansbury (AKA Sunny Gardner), Krysti Albus, and Chris Maxwell talk about their process of being diagnosed with cancer, their process of healing, and advice to those listening.
Following the show, listen to Sammy Styles with his episode of Peer to Ear
Today Carol talks with Stacy Moore, author or “Ills of the Game”. Stacy grew up in Richmond, Virginia and writes about the destructive culture that violence and drugs played out on the streets or the city. His story continues as he emerged from prison to go back to his community to change the path of the next generation.