Wellness specialists and other experts discuss tips for maintaining wellness, the role of peer support, and more in this podcast series.
Each podcasts addresses a different wellness topic. Explore recent and upcoming podcasts:
Integrating Health, Wellness, and Longevity Through Peer Wellness Specialists
September 2016 – One hour
Get an inside look at how peer wellness specialists integrate behavioral health with primary care and specialty services. The discussion focuses on barriers to wellness and how to overcome them. This podcast is moderated by Meghan Caughey, and features guests Jean-Paul Marchand, certified peer wellness specialist, Hiroshi Takeo, certified peer wellness specialist, and Renee Boak, director of the Cascadia Oregon Partnership for Health Integration.
- Listen to the podcast (MP3 | 69 MB)
- View transcript for Integrating Health, Wellness, and Longevity (PDF | 229 KB)
Modeling the Way: Managing Personal Wellness While Supporting Others
August 2016 – One hour
Four peer support specialists share techniques for maintaining their own wellness and recovery while helping others do the same. Get tips for handling triggers in the workplace, keeping a positive attitude, and more. This podcast is moderated by Gabe Howard, director of development and marketing at The P.E.E.R. Center, and features guests Juliet Doris Williams, director of The P.E.E.R. Center, Deidra James, assistant director of The P.E.E.R. Center, Deshawn Davis, facilities manager and head of security of The P.E.E.R. Center, and Robyn Jordan, administrative office manager of The P.E.E.R. Center.
Getting Well Through Recovery: Why Wellness Matters and How Your Peers Can Support You
July 2016 – One hour
Learn ways to practice wellness every day and why wellness is so important for people in recovery. Find out how peers can support all dimensions of wellness. This podcast is moderated by Gabe Howard, director of development and marketing at The P.E.E.R. Center, and features guests Deidra James, assistant director of The P.E.E.R. Center, and Deshawn Davis, facilities manager and head of security of The P.E.E.R. Center.
- Listen to the podcast (MP3 | 70 MB)
- View transcript for Getting Well Through Recovery (PDF | 134 KB)
Having the Conversation: Speaking Wellness in Your Healthcare Visits
June 2016 – One hour
Can you “speak wellness?” Learn what people receiving services and healthcare providers can do to address whole health—emotional, environmental, financial, intellectual, occupational, physical, social, and spiritual. This podcast is moderated by Laura Galbreath, director of the SAMHSA/HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions, and features guests Shannon Tyson Pilletti, psychiatrist and assistant medical director at the Jefferson Center for Mental Health in Colorado, John Holly, peer support intern at Human Resources Center in Edgar and Clark County, Illinois, and Raymond Reeyon, physician and executive director at Packard Health in Ann Arbor, Michigan.