Archives: Mental Health

Maurice Clarett’s New Cause: Medicaid Expansion

In 2002 freshman phenom Maurice Clarett led Ohio State to national victory and a 14-0 season, but the star running back soon fell from grace amid criminal charges and served a prison sentence. Clarett joins us this hour to discuss his changed life, his struggles with mental illness and his drive to take up the fight for Medicaid expansion.

Maurice Clarett’s New Cause: Medicaid Expansion

In 2002 freshman phenom Maurice Clarett led Ohio State to national victory and a 14-0 season, but the star running back soon fell from grace amid criminal charges and served a prison sentence. Clarett joins us this hour to discuss his changed life, his struggles with mental illness and his drive to take up the fight for Medicaid expansion.

Wellness Wednesday: Mental Healthcare, E-Cigarettes, Teen Health

We Americans do everything electronically: Write, date, even smoke. E-cigarettes have become popular in the last 10 years, and recently use among teenagers has spiked. This hour we’ll examine the health benefits and risks of this smoking alternative. We’ll also look at Obamacare’s mental health provisions, and at the mind-body connection in teens.

Mental Health and Family Impact

Each year 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with some kind of mental illness. It’s often the patient’s family members who notice the first signs that something’s wrong, and the burden of knowing how to help, how to cope, and how to pay for it, lands squarely on their shoulders. On this hour, we’ll find out what to do when mental health issues hit home

Mental Health and Family Impact

Each year 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with some kind of mental illness. It’s often the patient’s family members who notice the first signs that something’s wrong, and the burden of knowing how to help, how to cope, and how to pay for it, lands squarely on their shoulders. On this hour, we’ll find out what to do when mental health issues hit home

The Impact of Mental Health Budget Cuts

The impact of proposed state budget cuts on mental health services in Ohio

Ohio’s Mental Health System

The budget crisis facing Ohio mental health services.

Cuts to Safety Net Programs

The impact of state budget cuts on safety-net programs for the poor, disabled, and mentally ill

Schizophrenia and Chic Harley

New perspectives about the diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia, and the history of a mental illness that cut short the career of Ohio State football icon Chic Harley