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My Intern Experience at Talbert House

Posted on: July 20, 2016

by Kayla Wise, Community Relations Intern

As I enter my fourth and final year at the University of Cincinnati I wanted to start thinking more seriously about my career in the years to come. Through Talbert House and the Scripps Howard Foundation’s internship program I was given an opportunity to jump start my public relations career while helping a wonderful cause.

 

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The Freeda and Kay Legacy

Posted on: October 1, 2014
Tags: Housing, Mentalhealth, Substanceuse

by Tracy Wells, Director of Development

Recent media coverage of professional athletes assaulting women underscores the significant issue that domestic violence is, and continues to be, at all levels in society.  I think of the young girls and women who turn to alcohol and drugs, desperate to temporarily relieve the physical and emotional pain of being abused by a parent, boyfriend, or husband.  The emotional and physical scars can be long-lasting through addiction and mental trauma.  

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What IS Depression?

Posted on: August 19, 2014
Tags: Mentalhealth

by Sarah Belew, Clinical Supervisor, Youth Behavioral Health

The recent loss of Robin Williams due to suicide is a harsh,  public reminder that depression is a serious and "equal opportunity" disease. My clinical experiences have shown that young children, teenagers, and adults of all ages can experience depression, though the reasons for feeling this way are unique for each person.

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