On this month’s episode of Straight Talk with Tracey, Randi Silverman of The Youth Mental Health Project, discusses how the organization works to empower parents and caregivers.
This Thursday, Straight Talk with Tracey features a local organization, started by two mothers, that aims to help children and families facing mental health problems. Randi Silverman, the co-founder and CEO of The Youth Mental Health Project, uses her personal experience with her child’s mental health disorder to support others and raise awareness.
On Thursday, Straight Talk host Tracey Masella is joined by Micaela Scully, a social worker at Silver Hill Hospital. Scully defines LGBTQ, clearing up misconceptions. Scully, who is a youth forum group leader at Triangle Community Center in Norwalk, discusses coming out, the importance of a supportive family and community, much more.
The “Rollercoasters and Ferris Wheels – Communicating with Your Teen,” episode airs Thursday, June 8 at noon. Host Tracey Masella and child psychologist Dr. Aaron Krasner discuss developing a family frame of rules and expectations, setting limits, how much is too much negotiation and how to teach your child to be independent.