2021 Mental Massage Podcast (MYAC)

Mental Massage is a monthly podcast series, brought to you by the Mukilteo Youth Advisory Committee, covering topics relating to mental health, addiction, and the impacts of COVID-19.

November 2020

Topic: Navigating College App Stress: First-Gen & Immigrant Students

Guest: Kaitie Dong is from the organization OneAmerica, which is “the largest immigrant and refugee advocacy organization in Washington State, organizing with and advocating for diverse communities including Latinx, African, and Asian.”

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December 2020

Topic: Interview with Essential Workers

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January 2020

Topic: Social Media Addiction

Guest: Council President Kneller

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February 2020

Topic: Productivity vs. Relaxation

Mental Massage’s fourth episode focuses on the topic of productivity vs relaxation and how to balance the two in everyday life. Join the speaker, Ms. Collison from Explorer Middle School in the Mukilteo School District, and the co-hosts (Chloe Lee and Mina Hwang) as they discuss ways to keep a healthy balance physically, mentally, and emotionally during the school year in the midst of a pandemic. Ranging from discussion about being unmotivated and unproductive to being overworked and overwhelmed, February’s episode aims to provide advice for a diverse audience in finding balance in their own lives.

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March 2020

Topic: Breaking Free: The Story of Hope and Recovery

Guest: Singer/Songwriter Mary Lambert and Lindsey Arrington (Founder of Hope Soldiers)
Substance use / addiction resources mentioned are Hope Soldiers (peer support and treatment navigation), WA Recovery Alliance (public policy and advocacy), WA Recovery Helpline (resource help line), SAMHSA treatment locator

 

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April 2020

Topic: Body Image and Mental Health

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