Ounce of Prevention Show

Ounce of Prevention is real people talking about mental health. The first 8 episodes were shot in Maine, episodes 9-16 were shot in Nova Scotia and we are currently shooting in Newfoundland. 

Ounce of Prevention airs on 29 stations across the US from Maine to California and in Canada on Rogers TV in New Brunswick and Newfoundland. It also airs on CHCO in St. Andrews, NB.  

If you'd like to sponsor a segment or appear on the show to talk about the work you are doing to improve the mental health of those around you, get in touch with us. We'd love to hear from you.

Episode 1
Pat Proulx-Lough called us up to tell us about her work with juvenile sex offenders. You might be surprised at what she had to say. 

Episode 2

Dr. Dustin Sulak is the go to guy in Maine for medical cannabis. He's also an osteopathic physician who explains PTSD in real terms with compassion and respect.

Episode 3

This was Don Doane's last interview before he passed away. He was a world-renowned jazz musician until a stroke landed him in a VA home in South Portland, Maine.

Episode 4

Fellow Newfoundlander Alan Doyle was touring through Maine and talked to us about mental health, abuse prevention, writing and music. 

Episode 5

The Squid Jiggers helped us with our #GoBlueDay campaign and played a few Newfoundland tunes at our CTN studio in Portland, Maine.

Episode 6

Stephanie Biggs is an energy healer and Reiki practitioner. Watch her work and explain how energy healing can offer relief for anxiety, depression and PTSD.

Episode 7
Janine Roberts, Chief of Police in Westbrook, Maine talks about mental health and the importance of abuse prevention.

Episode 8

Matthew Francis is an author, speaker and advocate who published his journey of transition and healing. His book is My Resurrected Spirit and we have copies! Get in touch if you'd like one. 

Episode 9 of Ounce of Prevention filmed in Halifax, Nova Scotia at the ECMAs can be found here. Zac Crouse was the keynote speaker as a part of the Mental Wellness initiative at the ECMA Festival and Conference 2018.

We also spoke with Cory Tetford about the wellness center offerings and how it might help new generations of musicians coming through the industry.

Mike Biggar who took home the ECMA for Blues Recording of the Year talked with Vickie Morgan at the ECMA Festival and Conference 2018 to share his thoughts on mental wellness.

Amanda Power is the executive director of Unison Benevolent Fund and talked to Vickie Morgan about how to access emergency counseling services and financial assistance.

Joanna Thurlow is the owner of Moksha Yoga Halifax and was the coordinator of the Mental Wellness Center at the ECMA Festival and Conference.

Dana Beeler is the volunteer coordinator for the ECMAs. She's also a powerhouse musician and advocate for other female musicians.

Sherri Dawn Barrett could be seen at every turn during the ECMAs volunteering and helping out wherever she could. She is a strong advocate for transgender individuals and a pleasure to chat with!

John and Lisa McLaggan are a powerhouse duo that make up the popular band Tomato/Tomato. They are also pretty amazing parents to Little Cherry Tomato (not her real name) :)

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