Prevention Perk

Prevention Perk

Latest Episodes

Episode #99 - Supporting LGBTQ+ Older Adults and Understanding Historical Trauma
June 13, 2024

Dr. Bryant brings a plethora of experiences and knowledge dealing with substance use disorders (SUD), HIV/AIDS prevention and education, diversity, equity and inclusion training, anti-racism training,

Episode #98 - Why Focus on LGBTQ+ People
June 06, 2024

Angela Weeks brings extensive national experience creating, implementing, and evaluating programs and initiatives that improve the lives of LGBTQ+ people and communities. She has led the development o

Episode 97: Leadership Comes from Within
May 13, 2024

Karie, is a Certified ToP Facilitator and Mentor Trainer with extensive experience in strategic planning and community engagement. Her passion for fostering collaboration and driving positive change

Episode #96: Laughter is the Best Prevention Medicine
April 29, 2024

Nathan Wray a Prevention Coordinator for the Roane County Anti-drug Coalition in Tennessee. Hes also a highly sought after motivational speaker whose life story is nothing short of inspirational. Nat

Episode #95: Why Prevention Works
April 15, 2024

I am not a photographer by education or formal training. I often describe myself as an accidental photographer since most of what I know is self-taught - born out of a pure love of the outdoors and

Episode #94: A Community Needs to Assess the Impact of Alcohol
April 01, 2024

Rodney Wambeam, Ph.D. is a Senior Research Scientist at the Wyoming Survey & Analysis Center (WYSAC) of the University of Wyoming (UW). He is also an adjunct professor in the Department of Political S

Episode 92 - Social Media's Impact on Mental Health
March 01, 2024

My guest on this episode is Rikki Barton who has a passion for communicating essential messages to move individuals and communities onward in their goals. She is the Founder/Lead Consultant of Onward

Episode 93 - Risk Factors for Youth Substance Misuse
February 19, 2024

Kris Gabrielsen is the co-director of the Great Lakes Prevention Technology Transfer Center. She has worked in the substance misuse prevention field for over 30 years. Kris was the Associate Director

Episode #91: Building Blocks - Faith, Prevention, Recovery
February 12, 2024

Dr. Monty Burks Deputy, Director of the Governor's Office of Faith Based and Community Initiatives, where his role is engaging and connecting Tennessees faith communities to government and other non-

Episode #90: Safe & Sober
January 29, 2024

Kurt Larson has been representing personal injury clients as a Missouri lawyer for more than 20 years. He graduated in the top of his class from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1992, and