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A conversation with hip-hop icon Darryl "DMC" McDaniels on Mental Health Day!

Photo: Official Run-DMC Website

Wednesday, February 2nd, is another WFPK Mental Health Day! Listen to an entire day of requests from 6 am till 6 pm. Call 502-814-WFPK (9375) and ask for a song that lifts you up, gives you hope or helps you cope! You can also email a request to studio@wfpk.orgor, record your request as a voice memo on your phone. Send it to studio@wfpk.org, and you might just hear it on the air!
We'll also speak to two musicians who've written memoirs about their mental health journeys. 10 am - John Timmons interviews Darryl "DMC" McDaniels of Run DMC about his recent memoir "Ten Ways Not to Commit Suicide", and his upcoming appearance at Louisville's Best of Leadership Summit. 3:30 pm - Laura Shine interviews   Brett Newski about his book, "It's Hard to be a Person: Defeating Anxiety, Surviving the World and Having More Fun", and his upcoming concert w/Red Wanting Blue at Zanzabar.
How to record a voice memo on iPhone
How to record a voice memo on Android

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Louisville Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 502-589-4313 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-TALK (8255) American Foundation for Suicide Prevention page on Mental Health during COVID-19 Kentucky chapter of American Foundation for Suicide Prevention  Seven Counties Services: Adult Crisis Line 502-489-5313
Seven Counties Services: Child Crisis Line 502-589-8070
Mental Health Lou
The Veterans Crisis and Military Crisis Line - 1-800-273-8255 Press 1
Crisis Text Line (free text message service) - 741-741
Kentucky Nurses Association:Kentucky Nurses Helping Nurses 1-877-358-0420
An important part of mental health is feeling heard and understood. If you have privilege, we encourage you to do the research, find ways to support Black people and people of color, and make permanent changes in your community to combat racism:

Stacy is the WFPK Program Director. Email Stacy at sowen@lpm.org.