Holiday Depression

Holiday Depression

With the holidays upon us, many people are so busy shopping, wrapping, and baking that there’s not much time to think. But for others the stress of the holidays can be difficult to bear, especially for those who are mourning the loss of a loved one. Carolee...
National Alliance on Mental Illness

National Alliance on Mental Illness

It may be hard to believe, but there are still fears and stigmas that stop some people from seeking help for mental illness. N.A.M.I.—the National Alliance on Mental Illness—works to replace those fears with knowledge and understanding. Bernice Drumheller, the...
OCD Massachusetts

OCD Massachusetts

Denise Stack of OCD Massachusetts discusses the shortage of providers here to treat Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and a lecture series underway to address and make people more aware of...
CEOS Against Stigma

CEOS Against Stigma

Mental health is often attached to a stigma, but more than 60 local CEOs are working to change that by making mental health care a priority for their own employees. It’s called CEOs Against Stigma. Carolee McGrath sat down with Bernice Drumheller, the president...
Binge Eating Disorder

Binge Eating Disorder

Binge Eating Disorder (B.E.D) affects an estimated 2.8 million US adults, based on a national survey, and can affect both men and women. Angela Rowan, LICSW, Director of the Northampton Clinic for Walden Behavioral Care, discusses the causes of and treatment available...

Mental Health Awareness Month

Bernice Drumheller, President of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Western Massachusetts, discusses the work the organization does to help individuals and their families dealing with mental illness. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. National...

Mental Health

Dr Henry East-Trou from Gandara Center talks about the high rate of mental health issues in the Springfield area. Their organization works specifically with the Hispanic community, providing residential, mental health, substance abuse and preventive services to...

Crisis Counseling

Crisis Counselors Everett Stevens and Neal Boyd from the MassSupport Network will discuss the help and services available locally to people coping with the trauma caused by the June 1st tornado which tore through western Massachusetts. MassSupport...