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Mental Health & Addiction Expenses Covered by Insurance

AIRED: November 15, 2010 – 11:00 am PST : “How to Get Mental Health & Addiction Expenses Covered by Insurance” :: Allen and co-host, Dr. Melody Foxx, discuss with Monica Oss, how to help families understand and access the insurance resources during family crisis where a member may need treatment for mental, addition and other psychological issues

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BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND DECEMBER 28TH! THERE ARE NO PERFECT PARENTS – BUT THE KEY TO SUCCESS MAY JUST BE “RADICAL PARENTING”

Aired: December 28, 2009– 11 am PST :: THERE ARE NO PERFECT PARENTS – BUT THE KEY TO SUCCESS MAY JUST BE “RADICAL PARENTING” :: Guest: Vanessa Van Petten
Youthologist and award-winning author, Vanessa Van Petten, joins Allen in a “revolutionary” discussion on the art of radical parenting. Her blog and company: RadicalParenting.com, which she runs with 15 other teen writers, is read by thousands of teens and adults daily and has been featured on hundreds of other parenting sites around the web as the only teen written parenting blog.

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SUN HAWK CENTER’S 12 STEP TREATMENT AND RELAPSE PREVENTION

Aired: December 21, 2009– 11 am PST :: SUNHAWK CENTER’S 12 STEP TREATMENT AND RELAPSE PREVENTION PROGRAMS :: Allen and Davee Chandler guide listeners through the maze of substance abuse recovery, while helping teens rediscover what is most important to them.

They will also discuss Davee’s position with BACA (Bikers against Child Abuse) and what BACA is doing around the world to empower children who have been victims of child abuse. >>> PROCEED TO FULL STORY PAGE, CLICK “PLAY” TO LISTEN TO SHOW AUDIO

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RAISING HEALTHY KIDS…INSIDE AND OUT

Aired: December 14, 2009– 11 am PST :: RAISING HEALTHY KIDS…INSIDE AND OUT :: Guest: Dr. Sari Shepphird, Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Author :: Throughout life there are bumps along the road. Dr. Shepphird and Allen will identify the emotional triggers during the critical teens years, such as distress, anxiety, fear and sadness that may translate into live-long physical and mental disorders. >>> PROCEED TO FULL STORY PAGE, CLICK “PLAY” TO LISTEN TO SHOW AUDIO

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TEENS: CHANGING BODIES, RAGING HORMONES & MORE

Aired: December 7, 2009– 11 am PST :: “RAGING HOROMONES DURING TEENS YEARS – CAUSE, EFFECT & POTENTIAL TREATMENTS :: Guest: “Nurse Barb” Dehn will discuss with Allen the effects of dieting, processed foods, chemicals, stress and other elements from “inside and outside” the body that impact the hormone balance of our teen population. They will also talk about how parents can help their kids through these most trying times. >>> PROCEED TO FULL STORY PAGE, CLICK “PLAY” TO LISTEN TO SHOW AUDIO

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The Epidemic Ahead – PAIN PILLS & OUT OF CONTROL BEHAVIOR

Aired: November 30, 2009– 11 am PST :: THE EPIDEMIC AHEAD – PAIN PILLS & OUT OF CONTROL BEHAVIOR :: Guest: Dr. Jerry Rand, Executive Medical Director, Bay Recovery Center
According to Dr. Jerry Rand, pain is inevitable, but suffering is optional. In this week’s show Allen and Dr. Rand will discuss why world renowned pain specialists send Dr. Rand their most difficult patients, and his integrative therapeutic approach to addressing chronic pain, chemical dependency and co-occuring disorders that originate from unsuccessfully managed chronic pain.

Specializing in the treatment of chemical dependency and chronic pain with emphasis on: Oxycontin, Heroin, Crystal Meth, and Benzodiazepines… his process of listening, addressing and executing a plan of action has enabled patients of all ages to achieve a quality of life which has been so elusive to them. >>> PROCEED TO FULL STORY PAGE, CLICK “PLAY” TO LISTEN TO SHOW AUDIO

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How did we get to an increase in addiction to pain killers in teenagers?

The main reasons for the increase in addiction to prescription painkillers in teens are the three A’s accessibility, apathy, and acceptance. >>> PROCEED TO FULL STORY PAGE, CLICK “PLAY” TO LISTEN TO SHOW AUDIO

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THERE ARE NO PERFECT PARENTS – BUT THE KEY TO SUCCESS MAY JUST BE “RADICAL PARENTING”

Aired: November 23, 2009– 11 am PST :: THERE ARE NO PERFECT PARENTS – BUT THE KEY TO SUCCESS MAY JUST BE “RADICAL PARENTING” :: Guest: Vanessa Van Petten
Youthologist and award-winning author, Vanessa Van Petten, joins Allen in a “revolutionary” discussion on the art of radical parenting. Vanessa, her blog and company: RadicalParenting.com, which she runs with 15 other teen writers, is read by thousands of teens and adults daily and has been featured on hundreds of other parenting sites around the web as the only teen written parenting blog. >>> PROCEED TO FULL STORY PAGE, CLICK “PLAY” TO LISTEN TO SHOW AUDIO

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KEEPING YOUR RELATIONSHIP VIBRANT IN THE MIDST THE CHAOS OF RAISING KIDS

Aired: November 16, 2009– 11 am PST :: “BLINDSIDED BY A DIAPER” – KEEPING YOUR RELATIONSHIP VIBRANT IN THE MIDST THE CHAOS OF RAISING KIDS :: Guest: Dana Bedford Hilmer
Dana Hilmer is with us today with suggestions on how to keep your relationship with your partner vibrant amidst the chaos of raising kids.” Whatever their age! Dana is the author of Blindsided by a Diaper, an anthology revealing the inside scoop on how parenthood changes a relationship. Dana is also the founder of LifestyleMom.com and she will be hosting, right here on LA Talk Radio,her own show entitled The LifestyleMom Radio Café, premiering Tuesday, January 5th. >>> PROCEED TO FULL STORY PAGE, CLICK “PLAY” TO LISTEN TO SHOW AUDIO

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“SMART DISCIPLINE”, CORRECTING BAD BEHAVIOR & BUILDING SELF-ESTEEM IN YOUNG PEOPLE

Aired: November 9, 2009– 11 am PST :: “SMART DISCIPLINE” – CORRECTING BAD BEHAVIOR & BUILDING SELF-ESTEEM IN YOUNG PEOPLE :: Guest: Larry J. Koenig, Ph.D.
Allen and Dr. Larry Koenig, creator of “Smart Discipline, discuss the 10 most powerful and easy strategies to stops bad behavior in its tracks and takes a minute or less to get real results and his “Up With Youth Program”, a pioneering organization devoted to the enhancement of self-esteem in young people. >>> PROCEED TO FULL STORY PAGE, CLICK “PLAY” TO LISTEN TO SHOW AUDIO

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YMCA’S C.A.R.E Program Maps the Way to Graduation for Truant Youth!

Aired: November 2, 2009– 11 am PST :: YMCAs C.A.RE. Program Maps the Way to Graduation for Truant Youth! :: Eason Ramson, CARE Director
Eason Ramson joins Allen this week to discuss the first of its kind CARE program created by the Hunter’s Point YMCA. CARE is designed to support the San Francisco Unified District by deploying a “circle of care” that re-engages truant youth who live in the Bayview Hunters Point Community ages 13-17, their families, and the community. Youth who complete the nine-week program will be given a map to graduation. >>> PROCEED TO FULL STORY PAGE, CLICK “PLAY” TO LISTEN TO SHOW AUDIO

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THE DANGERS OF SCHOOLYARD POLLUTION

Aired: November 2, 2009– 11:30 am PST :: THE DANGERS OF SCHOOLYARD POLLUTION :: Guest: Blake Morrison – USA Reporter & Grantham Prize Winner & Co-Author – The Smokestack Effect: Toxic Air & America’s Schools :: Allen and Blake uncover the major industrial pollution affecting more than 128,000 school playgrounds in and around major U.S. cities. >>> PROCEED TO FULL STORY PAGE, CLICK “PLAY” TO LISTEN TO SHOW AUDIO

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PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS IN CRISIS

Aired: OCTOBER 26, 2009 – 11 am PST :: Programs for Students in Crisis :: Guest: Douglas Bodin, Douglas Bodin has devoted his practice in Educational Consulting to working primarily with the “At-Risk” adolescent population.

Since 1993 Mr. Bodin has worked with more than two thousand children, adolescents, and young adults in a variety of educational and treatment settings.

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“HOME DAY” OCT. 21st – Live Interactive Event. Using Wolfram|Alpha is like having access to the Smartest Kid in School – 24 hours a day… for free!

Aired: October 19, 2009 – 11:00 AM PST :: Special Guest: Allen Joyce, Content Manager, Wolfram Research
During our 1 pm show, Allen and his guest, Allen Joyce will discuss “Homework Day” – October 21st. This groundbreaking, live interactive web event brings together students and educators from across the country to solve the toughest assignments and explore the power of using Wolfram|Alpha for school, college, and beyond.
Students across the world are using Wolfram|Alpha to help with their homework. It’s free, easy to use, and helps users understand concepts faster. Participants on Oct. 21st will learn tips and tricks to make their schoolwork more fun, chat with the experts behind Wolfram|Alpha, be a part of the webcast, and win prizes.

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INSIDE THE MS-13 :: Samuel Logan

Aired: October 19, 2009 – Inside the MS-13 :: Guest: Samuel Logan, Author and Investigative reporter :: America’s Most Violent Gang investigative journalist offers the first English-language profile of a group the FBI calls “the fastest growing and most violent gang in the country.” Formed by Salvadoran immigrants on the rough streets of Los Angeles in the 1980s, the Mara Salvatrucha—or MS-13—has now grown to more than 60,000 members worldwide.

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