Line One: Early intervention to address youth mental health

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With an estimated 75% of adult mental health problems developing before the age of 25, early and effective intervention is critical for a child’s future physical and emotional health. Volunteers of America is an organization working to address youth mental and behavioral health.

HOST: Prentiss Pemberton

GUESTS:

  • Julia Luey, Vice President of Treatment Services & Interim CEO, Volunteers of America Alaska
  • Sara Clark, Vice President of Public Health & Prevention, Volunteers of America Alaska

LINKS & RESOURCES:

Volunteers of America Alaska

PARTICIPATE:

Call 550-8433 (Anchorage) or 1-888-353-5752 (statewide) during the live broadcast (10–11 a.m.).

Send an email to lineone@alaskapublic.org before, during or after the live broadcast (e-mails may be read on air).

LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, at 10 a.m. AKDT
REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, at 8 p.m. AKDT

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Adelyn Baxter is Alaska Public Media's program producer. Reach her at abaxter@alaskapublic.org.