Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey
Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Suicide Prevention Awareness
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in Mississippi,so on today's show we welcomed Patti Herrington, a woman who lost her son to suicide but turned her pain into her purpose by creating Firefly Outreach, an organization that shares the message to take a stand for life against suicide. We will also have Sandra Parks, Director of the Division of Children & Youth Services at the Dept. of Mental Health, Molly Portera, Coordinator with the Suicide Prevention Outreach at the Dept. of Mental Health and August Patton, Director of Children & Youth Services at Hinds Behavioral Health Services in Jackson to give us insight into the mental health aspect of suicide.
Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Author Robert Mayer “In The Name of Emmett Till"
The 1955 lynching in Mississippi of Emmett Till shocked the nation and galvanized a generation of civil rights activists who put their lives on the line to battle segregation. Robert H. Mayer shares their stories in his latest book, “In The Name of Emmett Till:How the Children of the Mississippi Freedom Struggle Showed Us Tomorrow”. Listen as award winning author, Robert H. Mayer, talks with Marshall from Bethlehem Pennsylvania.
Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: MS Authors; Cushman, Morris and Wells
The delta variant forced the 2021 Mississippi Book Festival to go virtual this year. On this episode, we are giving you a taste of what to expect as we interview three of the authors who are set to appear: Susan Cushman (John and Mary Margaret), William Morris (This Magic Moment) and Larry Wells (In Faulkner’s Shadow).
Now You're Talking W/ Marshall Ramsey | The Pandemic and Children's Mental Health w/ Dr. John Damon
Just as COVID-19 restrictions began easing and families were taking a deep sigh of relief, the delta variant abruptly entered the scene. With it, it brings new mandates, new anxieties, and new questions.Students may experience stress as they return to the classroom and some may even worry about themselves or a loved one becoming ill. Listen as Dr. John Damon, CEO of Canopy Children’s Solutions, talks with Marshall about ways in which you can help your children navigate through it all.