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Wednesday, October 6th, is another WFPK Mental Health Day! Listen from 6 am till 6 pm. Call 502-814-WFPK (9375) and request a song that lifts you up, gives you hope or helps you cope! You can also email a request to studio@wfpk.org or, record your request as a voice memo on your phone. Send it to studio@wfpk.org, and you might just hear it on the air!

How to record a voice memo on iPhone
How to record a voice memo on Android

October is Mental Health Awareness Month, so we’ll welcome some special guests!
8 am –  Health Psychologist, Dr. Liz McKune, from Passport Health Plan by Molina will discuss the social determinants of health—housing, food, transportation, etc., and how this impacts mental as well as physical health.

2 pm – Marty Purdy, Vice President of Addictions at Seven Counties Services, talks to Otis about how the pandemic has increased co-occuring mental disorders.

Find us on Facebook and Twitter  #WFPKMentalHealthDay 

 

RESOURCES FOR YOU, FAMILY AND FRIENDS

Louisville Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 502-589-4313
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention page on Mental Health during COVID-19
Kentucky chapter of American Foundation for Suicide Prevention 

Seven Counties Services: Adult Crisis Line 502-489-5313
Seven Counties Services: Child Crisis Line 502-589-8070
Mental Health Lou
The Veterans Crisis and Military Crisis Line – 1-800-273-8255 Press 1
Crisis Text Line (free text message service) – 741-741
Kentucky Nurses Association: Kentucky Nurses Helping Nurses 1-877-358-0420

An important part of mental health is feeling heard and understood. If you have privilege, we encourage you to do the research, find ways to support Black people and people of color, and make permanent changes in your community to combat racism:

Stacy is the WFPK Program Director.