Dr. Kurt Michael: School Mental Health Partnerships in Rural Appalachia

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Kurt Michael is a guest on The Carleena Show podcast with host Carleena Angwin.Dr. Kurt Michael is a professor of psychology at Appalachian State University, a practicing Licensed Psychologist, and a crisis intervention and suicide prevention consultant on the national level.

Today, Kurt discusses the research connecting Netflix’s television series “13 Reasons Why” with a significant increase in the use of the crisis text line: 741741.

We also discuss an initiative to bring mental health services to thousands of rural North Carolina public school students.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-TALK [8255]) is a United States-based suicide prevention network of 161 crisis centers that provides a 24/7, toll-free hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

The Carleena Show Podcast https://carleena.fireside.fm/ /// Ordinary People Share Their Hero’s Journey /// Hosted and Produced by Carleena Angwin /// Subscribe to the podcast on YouTube: https://bit.ly/2AzCFib /// Editing and Graphic Design by http://stevenllorca.com/ /// Connect with Dr. Kurt Michael https://psych.appstate.edu/faculty-staff/kurt-d-michael /// Handbook of Rural School Mental Health: https://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319647333