Bustle: What to do if you see someone posting suicidal thoughts on social media according to experts.
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Atlanta’s Melinda Paige Earns Professional Development Award, June 1, 2018
Argosy University, Atlanta faculty member Melinda Paige recently received the national Professional Development Award from the American Counseling Association (ACA). She received the honor at a ceremony at the ACA Conference.
Eater: Why diners are willing to go the distance for a reservation. By Deborah Lev-Tov.
Bustle: What to do if news about suicide is triggering for you or a loved one according to experts.
How Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Uses Unbridled Optimism & Sunny Colors To Tell The Darkest Story On TV. Refinery29, Meghan Demaria, May 17, 2017.
Why the Poor Really Turn to Drugs: And why the ‘bad kids’ at school act as they do. Lifezette, Jennifer Fallon, November 17, 2016.
Dr. Melinda Paige, assistant professor in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Argosy University, Atlanta, was recently a guest expert on Georgia Public Broadcasting’s “On Second Thought.” The show featured an in-depth interview with Dr. Page, filmmaker Alix Blair, and Jon Jackson—a Georgia veteran who started a farm and suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Dr. Paige discussed how farming can help veterans to cope with PTSD.
NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO & PODCASTS
The nation is still learning more details from Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas — the deadliest mass shooting in modern history — where a gunman fired into a crowd of music festival attendees along the Las Vegas Strip, killing more than 50 people and wounding more than 500. Prior to that, the nation was focused on natural disasters, like hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, as it ravaged parts of the US. Dr. Melinda Page, clinical mental health counseling professor, offers guidance and suggestions to cope with these tragedies.
Closer Look: Remembering Prince; That Pepsi Ad; And More: Behavior expert Dr. Melinda Paige describes the steps people should take to counter the stress they might have after the Interstate 85 collapse.
NPR morning radio show, On Second Thought, Adam Ragusea. The show features veterans who return home from war and become farmers with trauma subject matter expert, Dr. Melinda Paige.
Phil Hulett and Friends. Dr. Melinda Paige explains why people lie. In the interview, we discussed how lying is tied to stress, safety and survival.
The Reframe: Re-authoring Stories of Shame and Guilt with Dr. Melinda Paige
Paige, Melinda, Competencies in trauma counseling: A qualitative investigation of the knowledge, skills and attitudes required of trauma-competent counselors. Dissertation, Georgia State University, 2015.
NEWSPAPERS, MAGAZINES & MEDIA
I-85 Bridge Reopening May Be Just What The Doctor Ordered
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Glamour: Stay at home mom depression is real and women are finally talking about it.
Read more here: https://www.glamour.com/story/stay-at-home-mom-depression-is-realand-women-are-finally-talking-about-it
Glamour: How to spot signs of suicide and what you can do to help.
Counseling Today: A publication of the American Counseling Association. Putting PTSD treatment on a faster track. By Bethany Bray
Why did Ryan Lochte lie? Local experts point to stress, guilt and fear. Leslie Gray Streeter. Palm Beach Post and Atlanta Journal Constitution.