Producer/Host: Emma Weiss, WERU intern
Each month, WERU intern Emma Weiss sits down with local healthcare providers to talk about how they have adjusted their practices throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and how they continue to keep our communities healthy and safe.
Program Topic: Local providers offering mental health and substance use recovery services throughout the COVID-19 pandemic
-Learning about mental health and substance use recovery throughout the pandemic
-Discussion of changes and adjustments made to practices providing mental health services and recovery support during the pandemic
-Challenges and triumphs from clients and staff throughout the pandemic
-Learning how listeners can access these services or become volunteers
Dr. Megan Houseknecht, Clinical Psychologist
Mount Desert Island Hospital Behavioral Health Center in Bar Harbor
Dr. Andrés Abreu, Director, Physician, Psychiatrist
Mount Desert Island Hospital Behavioral Health Center in Bar Harbor(207)-288-8604
About the host:
Originally from Hamden, CT, Emma Weiss has always called Maine her second home. After earning her bachelor’s degree in psychology and education at Oberlin College, she moved to MDI full time and began hosting “Moose Juice, Jellies & Jams; Tales and Tunes for Kids of All Ages” twice monthly on Saturdays at 11am during WERU’s Family Radio Hour. Emma joined the WERU team in April and has been working on our NextWave Radio initiative as well as the Community Wellness Watch programs. She now resides in Philadelphia and will work for WERU remotely for the next few months.