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KET’s New PBS LearningMedia Site Offers Expanded Resources on Youth Mental Health

KET’s New PBS LearningMedia Site Offers Expanded Resources on Youth Mental Health

KET’s new webpage in its PBS LearningMedia portal offers the entire “You Are Not Alone” series on youth mental health as well as additional resources to give educators, advocates, parents, and peers the tools they need to reach young people with mental health challenges and improve their lives.

Natural Approaches to Health and Nutrition

Kentucky Health

Natural Approaches to Health and Nutrition

Dr. Tuckson's guests are Dan Chapman of Redd Remedies and Summer Auerbach of Rainbow Blossom Natural Foods.

Why Mental Health Care Deserts Persist for U.S. Children

PBS NewsHour

Why Mental Health Care Deserts Persist for U.S. Children

Despite an uptick in the number of child psychiatrists nationwide, one out of five U.S. children live in a county with no such provider, according to a study published this week in the journal Pediatrics, which also found that those specialists are largely concentrated in certain pockets of the country. Meanwhile, for various reasons, only half of U.S. children with a mental health condition are receiving treatment. A report from PBS NewsHour's Laura Santhanam.

Here’s Your Best Shot at Staying Healthy During Flu Season

PBS NewsHour

Here’s Your Best Shot at Staying Healthy During Flu Season

PBS NewsHour's Laura Santhanam offers expert recommendations to help parents and children both stay healthy as flu season kicks into gear.

Vaping, E-Cigarettes and Kids: Not a Good Mix

Kentucky Health

Vaping, E-Cigarettes and Kids: Not a Good Mix

Dr. Tuckson speaks with pediatrician Dr. Patricia Purcell, immediate past-president of the Kentucky Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics.

Breast Cancer: Determining Your Risk and Improving Your Survival

Kentucky Health

Breast Cancer: Determining Your Risk and Improving Your Survival

Dr. Tuckson speaks with Janikaa Sherrod, MPH, cancer control specialist at the Kentucky Cancer Program, and Dr. Mounika Mandadi, an oncologist at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center. Read more and watch the episode.

What Does a $260 Million Settlement Suggest for Future Opioid Drug Cases?

PBS NewsHour

What Does a $260 Million Settlement Suggest for Future Opioid Drug Cases?

Monday, Oct. 21 was supposed to be the start of a landmark trial against drug companies and distributors. But before arguments could start, several companies announced a $260 million settlement with two Ohio counties. With lawsuits still pending from thousands of communities, can a bigger national settlement be reached? William Brangham talks with Lenny Bernstein of the Washington Post for more.

Cystic Fibrosis: Improvements in Outcomes

Kentucky Health

Cystic Fibrosis: Improvements in Outcomes

Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Jamshed F. Kanga, chief of the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology at Kentucky Children's Hospital.

These Tips Can Help You Navigate Medicare’s Updated Online Tool

PBS NewsHour

These Tips Can Help You Navigate Medicare’s Updated Online Tool

In his latest Making Sen$e column, PBS contributor Phil Moeller offers advice on using Medicare's online Plan Finder, which is the primary tool that anyone with a private Medicare health or drug insurance plan (such as Medicare Advantage) should use to compare the costs and coverage options of plans that will be offered to them next year.

Community Action Council and Minority Mental Health Project

Connections with Renee Shaw

Community Action Council and Minority Mental Health Project

Renee speaks with the new executive director of the Community Action Council, Sharon Price, about her vision for the agency and advancing its mission of eliminating and reducing poverty by supporting early childhood development and education, assisting in job training and employment, and more. Next, Damon Cobble, a licensed marriage and family therapist and a mental health practitioner at Jefferson County Public Schools, talks about the Minority Mental Health Project he founded to help high-risk populations connect to a range of culturally sensitive behavioral, mental health prevention, and intervention services.