Dr. Terkelsen is a psychiatrist practicing at the Community Heath Center of Cape Cod in Mashpee. Jackie Lane is the executive director of NAMI Cape Cod and the Islands. Today’s conversation is about depression.

COVID has impacted mental health across all age groups. In this episode of Conversations on Mental Health, Jackie Lane chats with Julia Lemmon (University of Massachusetts Amherst) and Jack Bull (Ithaca College) about the impact of COVID on young adults, both on-campus and off.

Enter the local conversation around policing and mental health. Host, Jackie Lane, NAMI Cape Cod, and the Islands, chats with Chatham Police Chief, Mark Pawlina, about police intervention when a mental health crisis is a factor. Specialized training (Crisis Intervention Training or CIT) offered by NAMI gives officers the knowledge base needed to respond with sensitivity and best practices when managing a crisis.

Host, Jackie Lane, of NAMI Cape Cod and the Islands chats with Dr. Gina Hurley, Executive Director of Social-Emotional Learning and Student Services, for Barnstable Public Schools. In this episode, learn about the evolution of student services, the social-emotional learning curriculum, and proactive mental health programs for children in schools.

May 2021 – Mental health is health! In the first Episode of Conversations about Mental Health, join Jackie Lane, Executive Director of NAMI Cape Cod and the Islands, and her guests for courageous conversations about mental health, mental illness, and erasing stigma on Cape Cod and the Islands. In this first episode, Jackie talks with Dr. Kim Mead-Walters, Executive Director of Sharing Kindness. They discuss the impact of COVID on mental health on the Cape and Islands, including the shadow of suicide for adults and children.