This episode of Saint Jude Retreats’ Radio show features a conversation about being safe at college, substance use in college years and supporting and developing independence in students. The topic was suggested by Profs. Pecoraro and de Roulet’s book, The Caring Professor: A Guide to Effective Rewarding and Rigorous Teaching. CONTINUE READING
This episode of Saint Jude Retreat’s Radio show features a conversation about the troubled teen industry and addiction. The topic was provoked by investigative journalist and author Maia Szalavitz and one of her books, “Help at Any Cost: How the Troubled-Teen Industry Cons Parents and Hurts Kids”.
In this episode of the radio show, the host and Executive Director of Saint Jude Retreats, Michelle Dunbar, follows the tradition to open with a brief description of what Saint Jude Retreats is and the philosophy behind it. A layout of the topic on the power of labels over addiction follows. Trending topics in the local and national news are discussed in detail. CONTINUE READING
This episode of the Saint Jude Retreats radio show features the myth of adolescence and substance use with guest Dr. Robert Epstein. The radio show host and Executive Director of Saint Jude Retreats, Michelle Dunbar, opens the segment with a brief description of what Saint Jude Retreats is and the philosophy behind it. Trending topics follow, with local and national news connected to young adults. CONTINUE READING
This episode of Saint Jude Retreat’s Radio features the topic of overmedication and overdiagnosis in American society. It is a startling trend that many practitioners are easy to prescribe psychiatric medications, but what is even more bothering is the general attempt to diagnose normal behavior. The topic was provoked by the show’s guest, Dr. Allen Frances and his critique on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, also known as the DSM-V. CONTINUE READING