11 episodes

News and opinion-based discussions with Florida Times-Union columnists and Jacksonville.com staff. The podcasts originate from Jacksonville, which is part of Florida's First Coast. Participating columnists include Mark Woods, Tonyaa Weathersbee, JT Rushing and Ron Littlepage. Alternating hosts include Tracy Collins and Bill Bortzfield.

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News and opinion-based discussions with Florida Times-Union columnists and Jacksonville.com staff. The podcasts originate from Jacksonville, which is part of Florida's First Coast. Participating columnists include Mark Woods, Tonyaa Weathersbee, JT Rushing and Ron Littlepage. Alternating hosts include Tracy Collins and Bill Bortzfield.

    Teen substance abuse

    Teen substance abuse

    Rene Hellen of River Region Human Services talks about a program that provides in-home counseling to teens who abuse alcohol and drugs.

    • 6 min
    No Child is an Island

    No Child is an Island

    Vonceil Levine, a bereavement specialist with Haven Hospice, discusses how children can be helped when they're in grief.

    • 8 min
    Choosing a nursing home

    Choosing a nursing home

    Mike Milliken of the First Coast's Long-term Care Ombudsman Program offers tips on picking a nursing home.

    • 7 min
    What it's like to be 'Medically Needy'

    What it's like to be 'Medically Needy'

    Jacksonville resident and patient advocate German Vivas talks about what it's like to depend on Florida's Medically Needy program.

    • 6 min
    Mental health care for the youngest

    Mental health care for the youngest

    Jeff Goldhagen, chief of community pediatrics at UF and Shands Jacksonville, talks about gaps in mental health care.

    • 9 min
    Banishing bed bugs

    Banishing bed bugs

    Bed bugs are back, says Robert Teal, service manager for Terminex's Jacksonville-area operations.

    • 6 min

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