Dragon Digital Radio
Coping, Covid, College, and Changes

Coping, Covid, College, and Changes

March 3, 2021
Although we are working through a pandemic, students still face the “big life changes”. We are experiencing a drastically different college application process than in past years and this certainly brings about newly felt anxiety and worry for the upcoming months. How can youth balance financial, academic, and socioemotional expectations? As senior year comes to a close, how can we remain motivated while feeling burnt out and ready to move on from this hectic environment? In this podcast, two Howard County Health Department interns will be interviewing a University of Maryland freshman and Assistant Director for Student Support Services at Howard Community College about tips on maneuvering the transition to college during COVID-19 and maintaining emotional wellness.
Keeping Connections

Keeping Connections

November 24, 2020

 Although we are in isolation, we don't have to be disconnected from one another. In this episode, we will provide tips for teens on how to stay socially connected while physically distant. You will hear about creative ways to communicate, join clubs, as well as how other students are feeling in these times.

@hocostrength @hocohealth @ahs_bffclub  

Mental Health and the Transition to College

Mental Health and the Transition to College

August 3, 2020

The first year of college can be overwhelming for many reasons, even without the added uncertainties of COVID-19.  Join us for a discussion with Dr. David Tirpak, Associate Director of Career Services at Howard Community College, Katie Rees, a rising sophomore at University of Maryland College Park, and Simon Guteng, Jr., a rising sophomore at University of Maryland Baltimore County on strategies to prioritize your mental health during this transition. 
#communitycollegepodcast #healthpodcast #teenhealthmatters #podcastlife #hocopodcast #backtoschool #podcast #howardcc 

TAGGING INFO FOR EPISODE 
Howard County Health Department: @HoCoHealth 

Hammond High School: @hcpss_hahs
UMBC: @UMBC 
UMD Counseling Center: @UMCounselingCTR
Tulane Campus Health: @TUcampushealth

If you post on Instagram, you can tag Simon and Katie at @ishanathan_ and @k80beau and me at @emma.schreier and the Health Department at @hocohealth and @hocostrength 

Have an Honest Conversation: Talking about Mental Health with Parents

Have an Honest Conversation: Talking about Mental Health with Parents

March 30, 2020

Do you feel like mental health is a taboo topic? Do you have difficulty talking to your parents about your feelings & experiences? Join Teen Health Matters, where student interns share their insight, experiences, & tips on how to talk to parents/adults about mental health! Be sure to follow us on social media - @HoCoHealth & @TeenHealthMatters_ or visit TeenHealthMatters.org for more information.

Peer Leadership

Peer Leadership

March 2, 2020

Howard County Health Department behavioral health staff & student interns discuss the new peer-leadership program, Sources of Strength! Join us to hear more about how the program works to decrease suicide, substance use, & bullying by sharing messages of Hope, Help, & Strength in the community!

Podbean App

Play this podcast on Podbean App