TALKING ABOUT IT is a community podcast from New Canaan, CT dedicated to reducing the stigma around behavioral health issues our community members face, preventing abuse, and promoting healthy relationships. This monthly podcast is created by the New Canaan Abuse Prevention Partnership (Dede Bartlett, Founder) and made possible by a grant from the New Canaan Community Foundation. The series is supported by over 40 organizations in the New Canaan area dedicated to providing resources for our community. Each episode features a local expert talking about a specific behavioral health issue and the resources available to our community and beyond. Hosted by Cindy Graziano and produced by Bob Doran and Claire Ayoub, podcast topics will include: Building girls' confidence, bullying, social media wellness, teen dating violence, body image, family abuse, helping friends in crisis, and more. To learn more and explore resources, visit our website: www.talkingaboutit.org
Ep 8: Helping Friends in Abusive Relationships
DVCC's Suzanne Adam talks about how to recognize the signs of abuse and how to help friends in abusive relationships safely find help.
Ep 7: Raising Healthy Boys w/ The Rowan Center's Luke Robbins
Join us as we talk about raising healthy boys with Luke Robbins, Director of Counseling at The Rowan Center.
Ep 6: Childhood Trauma & Resiliency w/ Rev. Carol Howard Merritt
We talk about overcoming childhood trauma and building healthy relationships with Rev. Carol Merritt, author of Healing Spiritual Wounds and Interim Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan.
Ep 5: Parenting During & After COVID-19
How do we explain our own anxiety about COVID-19 to our children? We are joined by Allyson Bram Mahoney (MS, CCC/SLP) who shares tips and tactics for parents to build resilience and help children understand what is happening around them during this crisis and beyond.
Ep 4: Managing Change in the Time of COVID-19
We are joined by local medical experts to discuss how to manage change and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ep 3: Building Kids’ Resilience w/ New Canaan Cares’ Ellen Brezovsky
New Canaan Care's own Ellen Brezovsky shares practical steps and strategies to prepare your kids for the challenges ahead.
Succinct messages with strategies to help support children. Great for parents, teachers, or any adult that works with kids.