September 18, 2020
September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Local family therapist Kerri Gray and ReDiscover's Suicide Prevention Program Coordinator Kirsti Millar join hosts Nick Parker and Jason Norbury for in important conversation on risk factors, warning signs and how to talk with our family, friends and neighbors about these hard, but necessary topics.
If you, or a loved one need assistance, please use the numbers listed below:
- Local Crisis line: 1-888-279-8188
- Texting Hotline: 741741 (text any word: help, hope)
- National hotline: 1-800-273-8255
- ReDiscover local: 816-966-0900
- Show Me Hope COVID line: 816-988-2739
September 16, 2020
We've got 20 minutes of "good on ya" today. The biggest is reserved for the folk inside Lee's Summit City Hall. This week, as staff and City Council members work to provide some assistance to local nonprofits hurting from the current pandemic, we were given a perfect example of process and how staff and Council can work together to do good for the community.
September 14, 2020
Your Monday NewsLink for the week of September 14, 2020. Lee's Summit R-7 School District counselors and therapists send an open letter to students, UCM-Lee's Summit announces new programs, Lee's Summit CARES moves its parenting classes to a virtual format and more.
September 4, 2020
As punishment for once again crashing host Nick Parker's Friday episode of the podcast, Jason Norbury is relegated to virtual participation and denied the opportunity to eat wings. Local resident Chris Turney dropped by the studio for a conversation on next Thursday's Wings 4 Water charitable event. You can order your box of wings here.
September 2, 2020
Hosts Nick Parker and Jason Norbury check in on the Lee's Summit City Council as it hears a presentation on the recently-concluded strategic planning process and begin talking about talking about diversity and inclusion.