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Companies That Eradicate the Stigma of Mental Healthcare Will Create a Healthier Workplace

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Amidst a critical shortage of mental healthcare providers in the United States, where over one-third of Americans live in underserved areas, employers are urgently exploring innovative ways to address mental health within their organizations. Companies like Comcast and Delta Airlines have started experimenting with on-site therapy services. This growing trend underscores the increasing…

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Synapses that Fire Together, Wire Together: How a Daily Text Helps Our Brains

Can a daily text keep the brain healthy? The ongoing mental health crisis spotlights the essential need for innovative approaches to mental health care. With the rise of digital health solutions, the conversation around behavioral health has intensified, reflecting a growing public demand for accessible and effective mental health resources. Recent studies reveal that…

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Education & EdTech
Eradicating the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Amidst mounting concerns over school safety, CEOs Mike Matranga of M6 Global Defense and Mike Monsive of ASAP Security engage in a gripping dialogue. Drawing from their extensive expertise, Matranga and Monsive shed light on the intricacies of ensuring security within educational settings. With the rise of incidents contributing to the school-to-prison pipeline, stakeholders are…

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Duty of Care for the Control Room Operator

In this episode of “NOC Your SOCs Off,” host Dan Gundry explores the crucial topic of duty of care for control room operators with guests Tanya Lee and Megan Koehler of Evans Consoles. The discussion focuses on enhancing the operator experience and the responsibilities of industry professionals towards these vital yet often overlooked workers….

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Navigating the Right Approach to Personal Loss and Mental Health in the Workplace

In a special edition of the Highway to Health podcast, host David Kemp steps out of the studio and onto the greens of Maridoe Golf Club in Carrollton, Texas. This episode features a candid discussion on the intersection of personal loss and mental health in the workplace with Matt Brost, Vice President of Health…

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Education & EdTech
Breaking the Stigma Behind Men’s Mental Health

This episode of SecurED, delves deep into the emotional toll experienced by individuals exposed to traumatic events, from law enforcement officers negotiating with shooters to reporters covering tragic stories. Anastasiya Bolton, a seasoned journalist, shares her insights on the lasting effects of such experiences and how addressing mental health is not a sign of weakness…

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Education & EdTech
The Hidden Impact of Law Enforcement Stories of Survival and Recovery

In this episode, SecurED host Mike Matranga and Mike Barry dive into a critical issue that demands immediate attention. The mental health challenges faced by law enforcement professionals are often concealed beneath the surface, but recent events and heightened awareness are bringing these struggles to the forefront. Why This Discussion Matters Now: The rising number…

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Edge Computing is the Foundation for Scaled Smart Cities. How Can the Industry Accelerate Adoption?
May 28, 2024

As cities globally accelerate their transformation into “smart cities,” the integration of a capable computing ecosystem to complement smart city initiatives has become an important part of smart city success. How critical will edge computing be in that ecosystem, and in the facilitation of today’s and tomorrow’s smart city projects, especially with where smart…

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The Global Privacy Revolution: Navigating the New Landscape of Data Collection and Integration
May 28, 2024

The Global Privacy Revolution: Navigating the New Landscape of Data Collection and Integration In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the global emphasis on privacy is emerging as a powerful disruptor, fundamentally transforming how businesses collect and integrate customer data. This shift is not merely a regulatory hurdle but a profound evolution in societal values, recognizing…

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Continuous Improvement in Threat Assessment
Continuous Improvement in Threat Assessment Practices
May 28, 2024

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Dr. Marisa Randazzo to discuss the importance of continuous improvement in threat assessment practices.  Dr. Randazzo shares her extensive experience in threat assessment, emphasizing the importance of quality training and to regularly evaluate and enhance their threat assessment…

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Merging traditional craftsmanship with modern entrepreneurship
Culture and Craftsmanship with Sabah Founder Mickey Ashmore
May 28, 2024

In an age where mass production dominates, the art of craftsmanship and its profound impact on culture and community is increasingly rare. This rarity has brought craftsmanship into the spotlight, as consumers and creators alike seek authenticity in a digital world. At the heart of this movement is Sabah, a brand that has successfully…

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Breaking Stereotypes: The Geography of School Violence
October 12, 2023

In this episode of SecurED, Mike Matranga, the Host and CEO of M6 Global Defense, engages in a thought-provoking discussion with Anastasiya Bolton, Founder and CEO of ViKSTORY Media. They delve into the human side of trauma, specifically addressing how individuals like themselves, who are exposed to the most harrowing events in their professions, cope…

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The Hidden Side of Mental Health in Journalism and Law Enforcement
October 11, 2023

In today’s fast-paced and often unforgiving world of journalism, one seldom hears the mental health stories behind the storytellers. The mental toll it takes to uncover and report on harrowing events is a subject rarely broached. But the latest episode of SecurED changes that. Host and CEO of M6 Global Defense, Mike Matranga, delves…

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A Data Approach to Understanding Mental Health and Financial Precarity
September 29, 2023

The intersection of mental health and financial precarity is a topic that has recently gained significant attention. As society grapples with the challenges of a rapidly changing economic landscape, the impact on individual mental well-being is undeniable. Studies show that approximately 46% of individuals with debt also have a mental health diagnosis, highlighting the…

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Insurance Providers are Increasingly Partnering with Other Organizations to Improve Public Access to Mental Health Care
September 5, 2023

Insurance providers are increasingly partnering with other organizations to improve public access to mental health care. Melanie Musson, a health insurance expert with InsuranceProviders.com, reminds providers, “Partnerships share costs and multiply benefits.” Mental health has become an increasingly central part of health insurance discussions. AHIP recently compiled and released a list of efforts health…

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Breaking Barriers as Congressman Smith Tackles the Silent Struggle of Military Mental Health
August 30, 2023

In an era where conversations about mental health are becoming increasingly crucial, many still find it challenging to merge the discussion with those in positions of power. Leaders, particularly those in the limelight, are often held to an unrealistic standard of stoic resilience. A staggering 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental health illness…

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The Thin Line: Unpacking the Secrets of Success and Anxiety
July 24, 2023

When unpacking the secrets of success and anxiety, one finds, at times, the two inextricably linked together. Successful achievers possess an inner drive often misconstrued as anxiety. However, their anxiety is a powerful catalyst, fueling their determination, diligence, and accomplishments. Nevertheless, if not correctly managed, what may appear advantageous can lead to misery; it…

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What AI Can Do For Mental Health
July 12, 2023

The U.S. has plenty of healthcare services for physical injuries, but when it comes to mental health there is no well coordinated care system in place. While there is no shortage of mental health services, the gap is in connecting people in need with these essential services. How can new technologies improve mental health services…

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They Take Care of Us, But Who’s Taking Care of Them?: Improving the Mental Health of Healthcare Workers
July 6, 2023

Doctors and nurses work hard to heal, treat, and save their patients’ lives every day, but high stress levels can negatively impact the mental health of healthcare workers. The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified the psychological toll on healthcare professionals, pushing the industry towards a dire mental health crisis. Research shows that over half of healthcare…

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Saving Young Lives: School’s Role In Youth Suicide Prevention
June 23, 2023

The rise in adolescent suicides is an alarming trend, gaining global attention in recent years. Youth and young adults ages 10-24 comprise 15% of suicide deaths in the United States and are the second leading cause of death amongst this age group. Amidst these grim statistics, the essential role of educational institutions in youth…

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