12-24-16 Psychology and the Church (Radio)

Some people believe that you can’t be a Christian and embrace psychology. But on this week’s episode of Living Well with Dr. Peg, Psychologist, Dr. Matthew Stanford helps believers see the value of psychology when it comes to understanding mental health problems like addiction, depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Brought to you by SSI Guardian on […]

9-24-16 Faith and Mental Health (Radio)

Too often our faith communities believe mental illness is a moral or spiritual failure instead of a treatable illness. Rev. Susan Gregg-Schroeder, the founder of Mental Health Ministries, discusses how faith communities can help erase the stigma of mental illness and the important role a person’s spirituality can play in recovery and healing. Living Well […]

9-10-16 The Guardian of the Golden Gate Bridge (Radio)

According to former California Highway Patrol Sergeant Kevin Briggs, four to six people per month stand on the edge of the Golden Gate Bridge with the intention of committing suicide. On this episode of Living Well with Dr. Peg, Sergeant Kevin Briggs explains how and why he received the nickname, “The Guardian of the Golden […]

Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) Now Available!

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed […]

Mental Health 101: Recognizing and Responding to Student Mental Health Issues

Earlier this week, a Brown University graduate student jumped to his death from the 12th floor of the Sciences Library in a confirmed suicide. Do you know how to help friends and loved ones who are struggling with depression, anxiety, or suicidal thoughts? Check out my upcoming webinar called, “Mental Health 101: Recognizing and Responding […]

BE! Black Education Impact Conference

On May 12, 2014, Dr. Peg presented “Violence Prevention and Social Media” at the BE! Conference. Contact Dr. Peg for inquiries or to schedule a similar training at your school or organization. info@drpegonline.com | 303-745-4944. For a partial list of training and professional development topics, click here. Thank you!

Black Children, Youth, and Mental Health

To listen live at 4 pm Mountain/6 pm Eastern, click here www.BlogTalkRadio.com/drpeg May 10, 2013 – Today’s show examines some of the factors that impact the mental health and well-being of Black children and youth. Brother jeff, founder of brother jeff’s Cultural Center in Denver is hosting the third session in his series on Black […]

Mental Health and the Black Community

February 15, 2013 – Stigma around mental illness and achieving health equity – equal and optimal health care for all populations – are important issues facing the Black community. A 1996 survey conducted by Mental Health America found that: • 63 percent of African Americans believe that depression is a personal weakness, (significantly higher than the […]

Royal Radio Prank Contributes to Nurse’s Suicide

December 13, 2012 – I am so sad about the nurse, Jacintha Saldanha, who committed suicide after being duped by an Australian radio prank. In her own mind, Saldanha was probably feeling judged and humiliated for her role in giving the pranksters access to Britain’s Princess Kate during the Royal’s hospitalization for severe morning sickness. I […]

Walking in Victory!

December 7, 2012 – Are you ready to be transformed?  God promises us that the old is gone, the new has come and if you are in Christ, you are a new creation. But many of us still have difficulty walking in emotional freedom and victory. To help us with some practical advice for obtaining […]