Sharon Jacquet graduated from Syracuse University in 1972 with a degree in elementary education but decided against becoming a teacher. “I felt it was an awesome responsibility and I was too immature to be responsible for those young minds,” Jacquet…
‘ADA Live!’ Podcast Delves Into Coronavirus Mental Health Resources
In the second of a series of three special “ADA Live!” podcasts, Debbie Plotnick, vice president for state and federal advocacy at Mental Health America (MHA), discusses resources available for people who may feel isolated, medical professionals and caregivers. She also talks about policy initiatives championed by MHA.
The podcast series is titled “Protecting Your Mental Health During the Coronavirus Outbreak.” The third and final segment is available Wednesday, April 15, at 1 p.m. It features Blake Jones, a faculty member at the University of Kentucky College of Social Work and a private therapist.
The first segment—which is now online at SoundCloud ADA Live! and on the ADA Live! website—was an interview with Doreen Marshall, vice president of programs at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Each episode is 30-45 minutes in length.
“ADA Live!” is a free online program of the Southeast ADA Center, a project of the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University. “ADA Live!” focuses on the rights and responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).