In Episode 36 of “Sparking the Conversation,” featuring 33 Forever, Donna and Jeff welcome Mary Kay Pierce of NAMI Richland County and Mansfield Police Officer Mark Perry who work with the NAMI’s Crisis Intervention Team training program for law enforcement officials to train law enforcement officers responding to mental health calls with compasssion and caring. This groundbreaking, one-of-a-kind weekly talk show program talks about mental health and creates awareness of mental health issues. Follow this link to Episode 36.
In future episodes, Donna and Jeff will interview mental health professionals, resources in the local community and beyond, those with mental health stories themselves, suicide survivors and suicide attempt survivors. This program airs weekly, Monday evenings at 7:30 pm on WMFD-TV in Mansfield or on the WMFD website at www.wmfd.com.