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ADDRESSING MENTAL ILLNESS AS A BRAIN DISEASE (Part 2 of a series on Mental Illness)

GUESTS: Nancy Abraham Dylan Abraham When Nancy Abraham’s son, Dylan, was diagnosed with schizophrenia 37 years ago, Nancy had no where to turn for help or support. So she began creating a support group that would envelope all the others in her same situation. Her organizational efforts began in Dane County, extended to the state… Read more »

LIVING WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA (Part 1 of a two-part series on Mental Illness)

Guests: Nancy Abraham Dylan Abraham For nearly four decades, Nancy Abraham has been a tireless voice educating the public, health care workers, and government agencies about mental illness and the need to improve services. This is because in 1974, her then teenage son, Dylan, was diagnosed with schizophrenia. Dylan and Nancy Abraham share their personal… Read more »

ORCHIDS, ORCHIDS AND MORE ORCHIDS

GUESTS: Judy Stevenson, co-chair, ORCHID QUEST 2011 Heidi Whetmore, Orchid Growers’ Guild of Madison Fred Clarke, Sunset Valley Orchids, California (guest speaker) If you are on a quest for orchids, ORCHID QUEST 2011 is the place to be. For the 24th year, the largest orchid show in the Upper Midwest is coming to Madison on… Read more »

SPEAKING OUT ABOUT DOMESTIC ABUSE

Guest: Shannon Barry, Executive Director Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) Domestic abuse is often described as the silent elephant in the room. It can happen to anyone, regardless of race, income, education, gender, sexual orientation, age or religion. Domestic violence can take many forms. It can be Physical, Emotional, Verbal, Sexual and Economic. The Domestic… Read more »

A PERSONAL APPROACH TO GETTING IN SHAPE

Guests: T.J. Miller, owner, Horizon Health & FitnessAndy Kaszubski, ACEBrad Deforest, B.S. Exercise Science & Health Promotion Exercise is a major component to becoming the best we can be. Three personal trainers share their expertise on how we can safely improve our health and fitness. The message is, no one is too old or too… Read more »