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Just For The Health Of It Episode 23: Paul Sacaridiz, Executive Director Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
The last time I talked with Paul, Haystack was in the midst of producing and distributing personal protective equipment. Where is that service now? How many people did Haystack serve through that innovative and generous program? What does 2021 (and beyond) hold for Haystack? What does Haystack want to do better? What is bringing Paul and his staff joy right now?
Just For The Health Of It Episode 22: Talking with Dr. Timothy Cobb About Ticks, Browntail Moths, and Acupuncture
This is Dr. Cobb’s second time on the podcast. In this episode we cover ticks, browntail moths, and acupuncture. Dr. Cobb is a wealth of information on all three topics. I came away feeling thankful that our Medical Center is staffed by such competent, compassionate, and forward-thinking providers.
You have got to listen to the end of this episode! At the conclusion of our discussion, Jessica issues a challenge to our community that will change us all for the better.
Just For The Health Of It Episode 20: Talking with Griffin Dill of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension About Ticks
UGH! Have you noticed an increased number of ticks here in Maine this spring? It is not your imagination. Join my conversation with Griffin Dill of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension as we talk ticks-trends, ways to avoid being bitten, how to safely remove a tick, etc. Griffin approaches his work with a down to earth and enthusiastic attitude. You will come away from our discussion armed with valuable information and hopefully feeling empowered to enjoy our Maine outdoors safely.
Just For The Health Of It Episode 19: Tara Young, Drug Free Communities Program Coordinator of Healthy Acadia
This week’s podcast centers on a conversation that I had recently with Tara Young. Tara is the Drug Free Communities Program Coordinator at Healthy Acadia. Her work involves many components-including mental health advocacy, educating youth and parents about the dangers of nicotine and substance use, and suicide prevention.
Pat Dobbs is new to the island. She is passionate about bringing resources to those experiencing hearing loss through support groups, one on one coaching and educational sessions.
In this episode Lynn and I talk about all things Occupational Therapy, CranioSacral Therapy, and Visceral Manipulation Therapy.
Join me for a very heartfelt conversation with Jeannie Hatch. Jeannie has been the Executive Director of Island Community Center in Stonington for five years. SPOILER ALERT: Jeannie makes an announcement about this year’s Stonington 6 road race at the end of the episode!
Just For The Health Of It Episode 15: Ashley Pesek of Opiate-Free Island Partnership Talks about the Syringe Service Program in Deer Isle
Opiate-Free Island Partnership recently started a Syringe Service Program at St. Brendan’s Church in Deer Isle. This program runs every Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. In this episode, Ashley Pesek, OFIP’s Program Director answers question about the free service.
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