Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey
Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Suicide Prevention Awareness
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in Mississippi,so on today's show we welcomed Patti Herrington, a woman who lost her son to suicide but turned her pain into her purpose by creating Firefly Outreach, an organization that shares the message to take a stand for life against suicide. We will also have Sandra Parks, Director of the Division of Children & Youth Services at the Dept. of Mental Health, Molly Portera, Coordinator with the Suicide Prevention Outreach at the Dept. of Mental Health and August Patton, Director of Children & Youth Services at Hinds Behavioral Health Services in Jackson to give us insight into the mental health aspect of suicide.
Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | “Voices and Votes: Democracy in America” w/ Sean Farrell
The Library of Hattiesburg Petal and Forrest County has been chosen by the Mississippi Humanities Council to host a new traveling exhibit, “Voices and Votes: Democracy in America” as part of The Smithsonian Institution’s Museum on Main Street program and today we sit down with Library Director, Sean Farrell for an inside look into this new exhibit.
Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Friends of Children’s Hospital w/ Rochelle Hicks
Friends of Children’s Hospital supports the only hospital in Mississippi dedicated solely to caring for kids, Batson Children’s Hospital and today we’re sitting down with Executive Director, Rochelle Hicks to talk about their 33-year history and how they continue the mission of supporting Mississippi’s Children.For more information about Friends of Children's Hospital visit: Welcome - Friends of Children's Hospital
Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | National Women’s History Month: Pamela Junior
March is National Women’s History month and all month long we’ve featured amazing Mississippi women doing amazing things. So today, we’ll end the month with motivational speaker, historian, women's activist and Director of the Two MS Museums, Pamela Junior. Listen as she shares her story of resilience, determination and pride.