Chronicling Resilience in the Rio Grande Valley
Mind of Texas
by Jack Anderson, KUT & KUTX Studios, Ike Evans
4M ago
In the series finale of Mind of Texas, Ike uncovers the threads between historical research, community engagement, and minority mental health in one of Texas’ most troubled regions. You’ll hear from Dr. Monica Martinez, author of The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas, alongside researchers Stephanie Childress, PhD/Assistant Instructor for UT’s American Studies Department and Alexandra Salazar, PhD for UT’s Mexican American and Latino Studies department. The post Chronicling Resilience in the Rio Grande Valley appeared first on KUT & KUTX Studios -- Podcasts ..read more
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Children’s Grief
Mind of Texas
by Ike Evans, KUT & KUTX Studios, Ike Evans
4M ago
Children often have it the hardest in terms of personal loss, and kid gloves can only go so far. In this penultimate episode, Ike interviews Laura Olague and Kathy Revtyak of the Children’s Grief Center of El Paso to discuss ambiguous grief, secondary loss, bereavement, coping processes and more. The post Children’s Grief appeared first on KUT & KUTX Studios -- Podcasts ..read more
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Mental Health in Texas Public Schools
Mind of Texas
by Ike Evans, KUT & KUTX Studios, Ike Evans
4M ago
Texas schools can present a tough environment, yet the voices that most need to be heard rarely make it to the ear of policymakers. Ike and Andrew Hairston of Texas Appleseed talk the 88th Texas Legislative Session, lived experience with mental health, and how we can potentially make learning atmospheres more conducive for healthy development. The full transcript of this episode of Mind of Texas is available on the KUT & KUTX Studio website. The transcript is also available as subtitles or captions on some podcast apps. The post Mental Health in Texas Public Schools appeared first on KUT ..read more
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Community Resilience in Youth
Mind of Texas
by Ike Evans, KUT & KUTX Studios, Ike Evans
4M ago
September is Suicide Prevention Month, and over the last several years, data has emerged indicating an alarming increase in the suicide rates for Black youth. In the third episode of Mind of Texas, host Ike Evans navigates a hard conversation with Krystal Grimes, MS, LPC, Director of Inclusion & Resilience at Bastrop County Cares and “Rue Dashnaw”, a youth community leader to reveal how resilience has emerged within Bastrop’s bleak backdrop of self–harm and suicidal ideation.   The full transcript of this episode of Mind of Texas is available on the KUT & KUTX ..read more
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Austin State Hospital: Then & Now
Mind of Texas
by Ike Evans, KUT & KUTX Studios, Ike Evans
4M ago
The second installment of Mind of Texas dives headfirst into Austin State Hospital’s oral history project with UT professor emeritus Dr. King Davis and historic preservation coordinator D.D. Clark to learn what state hospital archives teach us about mental health and equity today. In part two, peer support specialist Parker LaCombe chimes in with her experiences on state hospitals and mental health field – both in terms of receiving and offering services. The full transcript of this episode of Mind of Texas is available on the KUT & KUTX Studio website. The transcript is also availabl ..read more
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Minority Mental Health: Women Knowledge Workers in Higher Education Show Themselves Out
Mind of Texas
by Ike Evans, KUT & KUTX Studios, Ike Evans
4M ago
In the series premiere of Mind of Texas, host Ike Evans explores Dr. M. Yvonne Taylor’s research into how the gendered and racialized organizational structure of large universities affected women in a way that made their Great Resignation a uniquely painful one. In the second half of this rich conversation, Ike and Yvonne are joined by Black Austin Matters host Dr. Richard J. Reddick alongside one of Yvonne’s actual research subjects, who assumes the alias “Sunshine” for a hands-on recollection of the dual pandemics, the Great Resignation, and what the future of knowledge work in Tex ..read more
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Trailer: Mind of Texas
Mind of Texas
by Ike Evans, KUT & KUTX Studios, Ike Evans
4M ago
Texas is a big and diverse state. And so are the minds of the people in it. Mind of Texas is a new podcast focused on mental health in our society, particularly among people of color. The podcast launches on July 12 with new episodes available on the second Wednesday of each month. Hosted by Ike Evans of UT’s Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, the program brings you in-depth discussions on mental health in Texas. You’ll hear from researchers, industry professionals, and even folks in the throes of coping with Texas’ complexities themselves. We hope you’ll join us each month for Mind of Te ..read more
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