11-19-16 Grief, Gratitude, and Giving This Holiday Season (Radio)

Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner, but the holiday season can be challenging when you are grieving the loss of a loved one. On this  episode of Living Well with Dr. Peg, my guest, minister Linnea Hutt shares how she finds joy and stays grateful despite the painful loss of her beloved sister […]

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 […]

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!

Coping with Holiday Depression

December 6, 2013 – Learn how to cope with holiday stress and recognize some of the signs of depression, suicide, and other mental illness. Listen To Psychology Internet Radio Stations with drpeg on BlogTalkRadio

Treatments for Youth Depression

October 4, 2013 – National Mental Illness awareness week begins on Sunday, October 6 and National Depression Screening Day is on Thursday, October 8, 2013. Major depression is a serious illness that affects about 25 million Americans.  Researchers believe that more than one-half of people who die by suicide are experiencing depression. Psychotherapy and medication are […]

Youth and Depression (Encore Broadcast)

September 27, 2013 – Denver has experienced several recent traumas in our community. A 13 year old boy was killed and an adult mentor of youth in the community has been charged with a shooting that occurred just prior to a community peace rally. It’s easy to understand how youth can be traumatized by these kinds […]

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 […]

Youth Depression

September 14, 2012 – The teenage years are filled with angst, breakups, disappointments, and loss. But is depression in teens something we should just assume is inevitable and therefore just accept? How common is depression in children and teens and what are some of the signs? As parents, what do we need to know and […]