Mental Health

Betsy Wurzel’s guests are Antoinette  Mayer, Senior Director of Corporate Citizenship with  Blue Shield of CA., and Mark Seelig, Corporate Media Relations of Blue Sky.  Both Antoinette Mayer and Mark Seelig discuss the Blue Sky Initiative on helping teenagers in their schools deal with mental health issues. They also discuss a survey that they did regarding teenagers and parents about mental health issues. Youth Mental Health During Pandemic Is Major Source of Stress for Parents. […]

It is natural to feel afraid during and after a traumatic situation. Our “fight-or-flight” response to fear triggers many split-second changes in our body to help defend against danger or to avoid it. Most people will experience a range of reactions after trauma, but most of us recover from these symptoms naturally. Individuals who continue to experience problems may be diagnosed with Post-traumatic stress disorder. PTSD develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, […]

Betsy Wurzel’s guest on Chatting with Betsy is Maya Johnson, is a young, married, stay-at-home mom of three young children and an Author. Maya will be discussing her book “It’s OK”‘  Is an educational journey about learning to communicate and process difficult feelings. How do parents help their children understand and improve their mental health when they don’t have the language to tell them what’s wrong? Join in and listen to this conversation with Betsy […]

  Finding Your Holy Grail helps people navigate the post-pandemic reality we now find ourselves in. In this episode, the show’s host, Dr. Mandy Simon, interviews journalist and broadcaster Meredith Allan who provides inspiration for entrepreneurs and motivation for people who are seeking change. In her own words, Meredith takes a stand for people who are stuck, helping them move forward and really create magic by rising into their bravest moments. They talk about the […]

Betsy Wurzel’s Guests on Chatting with Betsy is Clarinda Cerejo, Senior Director, and Andrea Hayward Senior Associate, Cactus Communications. “About Cactus Communications: Founded in 2002, Cactus Communications ( is a technology company accelerating scientific advancement. CACTUS solves problems for researchers, universities, publishers, academic societies, and life science organizations through innovative products and services developed under the brands Editage, Cactus Life Sciences, R, Impact Science, UNSILO, and Cactus Labs. CACTUS has offices in Princeton, London, Aarhus, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, […]

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