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Wellness Outreach and Resources

News & Media Outreach

Representatives from LSUS Counseling Services are occasionally asked to participate in various local media segments, from radio shows, television interviews, live events, public service announcements, and more.  Following are links to a select few local media spots:

RED RIVER RADIO

Health Matters: "Covid 19 Update - Mental Health Issues During Pandemic" (59:03)

Aired Thursday, June 18, 2020 - Health Matters: Mental Health Edition. Host Dr. Shelley Visconte is joined by Angie Pellerin, L.P.C., Director of Counseling Services, LSUS Student Development; and Dr. Paula Atkins, Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Development and Dean of Students at LSUS, to talk about mental health issues during the current pandemic and some of the challenges faced by college students.

Health Matters: "Happy and Healthy Goals in 2020" (54:00)

Aired Thursday, February 6, 2020 - Health Matters: Mental Health Edition. Perhaps you made resolutions for the new year but need help getting to your goals. Host Dr. Shelley Visconte will be joined by Angie Pellerin and Kendal Redel, LPCs with LSUS Counseling Services, and counseling intern Angela Coulter, to talk about "Happy and Healthy Goals in 2020."

Health Matters: "Sexual Assault - Live Studio Panel" (58:00)

Aired Thursday, April 27, 2017 - Red River Radio hosted a live panel on sexual assault during Health Matters in the Red River Radio performance hall. Host Dr. Randall Brewer is joined by guests Grace Nickels, LSUS Director of Student Advocacy & Accountability/Title IX Coordinator; Angie Pellerin, LSUS Mental Health Counselor, Counseling Services; Angela Henderson, Project Celebration Sexual Assault Program Director; Melanie Hubbard, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner; and Michael Jones, Sex Crimes Detective, Shreveport Police Department.

LOCAL NEWS MEDIA

"Mental Health Bill" - KTBS Channel 3 (Feb. 16, 2021)

"LSUS initiative to take stigma out of students receiving mental health services" - KTBS Channel 3 (Jan. 13, 2021)

"Domestic Violence and Shootings: Recognizing the signs and seeking help" - KTBS Channel 3 (Aug. 20, 2018)

THE ALMAGEST @ LSUS

"Active Minds comes to LSUS" (January 2021)

"How and Why Students Should Reach Out During COVID" (September 2020)

LSUS MEDIA

"LSU Shreveport Student Accepted into National Peer Education Leadership Project" (Jan. 15, 2021)

 
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