Wellness Wednesdays

Join our host, Beth Perdue as she speaks with special guests and local professionals about mental health and how we can support ourselves and each other. Thank you New Bedford Guide, Dartmouth Community Media and Southcoast Health for making these episodes possible.

New Episodes

During this episode our host, Beth Perdue speaks with Dr. Paul Hammerness, of Pyschiatric Services for Southcoast Health

During this episode our host, Beth Perdue speaks with Asa C. Morse, Drug Enforcement Administration

During this episode our host, Beth Perdue speaks with Albie Cullen.

During this episode our host, Beth Perdue speaks with Deloris Joseph, Youth Advocate for the town of Dartmouth.

During this episode our host, Beth Perdue speaks with Scott Ciosek from St. Peter's Episcopal Church and The Bridge: A Center for Hope and Healing.

During this episode our host, Beth Perdue speaks with Garth Patterson from Citizens for Citizens in Fall River.

Introduction: Help & Hope Southcoast sits down with Rev. David Lima of the Inter-Church Council of Greater New Bedford to discuss efforts to end stigma around mental health.

Help & Hope Southcoast sits down with Brian Fernandes who shares his personal story and his work to change the stigma around suicide.

This week Beth sits down with Damon Chaplin, Health Director of the City of New Bedford. 

Tonight on Wellness Wednesday, Help & Hope Southcoast sits down with Danielle Brown from Steppingstone who will share her personal journey on how she came to work for the organization.

This week on Wellness Wednesday with Help & Hope South Southcoast, Renee Ledbetter from the New Bedford Shannon program in New Bedford is this week's guest. She directs the program and a team of 13-14 people working with the city's youth, ages 10-24, to help youth make better choices and overcome the challenges they may face.

We sit down with Kathleen Mackenzie from New Bedford Public Schools. Kathleen has worked as a clinical social worker and educator for over 25 years in a variety of settings including outpatient mental health, psychiatric inpatient, K-12 urban public schools, and higher education. 

This week's guests are Connie Rocha-Mimoso from Seven Hills Behavioral Health and Trine Erichsen from High Point Treatment Center. We'll be talking about substance use and mental health.

Join us this week on Wellness Wednesday as we sit down with Ray Duarte - manager for several shelters in the city, including Sr. Rose House.

Join us this week on Wellness Wednesday as we sit down with Jim Reid executive-director at the Veterans Transition House to discuss veterans and their mental health.

Join us this week on Wellness Wednesday as we sit down with Lindsay Carter-Monteiro, from the Mayor's Housing Task-force.

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