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CHHS Health Ed Podcast

CHHS Health Ed Podcast

By Kerri Tracy

Hello and welcome to the CHHS Health Ed Podcast. Join Ms. Tracy, a.k.a. KTrace, as she interviews health students on various topics selected by the student. Topics vary and include things like mental health, fitness, nutrition, and social media. We discuss topics students are passionate about and often run out of time talking about in the classroom.
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Men & Body Image: Gabe & Harry
Men & Body Image: Gabe & Harry
In this episode, Gabe & Harry discuss their thoughts on men & body image and how we often don’t include men in the body image discussion.
12:21
January 30, 2023
Multicultural Wellness: Alec, Joe & Asher
Multicultural Wellness: Alec, Joe & Asher
In this episode, Alec, Joe & Asher discuss the importance of multicultural wellness and some ways you can practice it in your own life.
13:26
January 27, 2023
LGBTQ+ Issues: Wyatt & Mr. Kheen
LGBTQ+ Issues: Wyatt & Mr. Kheen
In this episode, Wyatt brings one of his favorite teachers and club advisors on to discuss LGBTQ issues. We also give a special shout out to our school’s Pride Club & all it does to create an inclusive environment for all.
11:20
January 26, 2023
Mental Health Days: Josh & Robby
Mental Health Days: Josh & Robby
In this episode, Josh & Robby share their thoughts on "Mental Health Days" & stigma surrounding mental health. 
09:56
January 25, 2023
Stress Management and Mental & Emotional Health: Tuula & Ava
Stress Management and Mental & Emotional Health: Tuula & Ava
In this episode, Tuula & Ava share various tips to help manage our stress. They focus a lot on the benefits of sleep and the importance of social connections. Special shout out at the end of the episode to our school therapy dog, Maple, who has been a wonderful addition to the supports for students & staff at CHHS.
13:43
January 24, 2023
Stress Management for Jrs & Srs: Caroline & Jasmine
Stress Management for Jrs & Srs: Caroline & Jasmine
In this episode, upperclassmen Caroline & Jasmine, talk about the stressors of junior & senior year. This episode is great for upperclassmen in the thick of it and for underclassmen looking ahead to their junior & senior year.
24:05
January 20, 2023
Body Image & Social Media: Jocelyn, Danielle & Katie
Body Image & Social Media: Jocelyn, Danielle & Katie
In this episode, Jocelyn, Danielle & Katie share their thoughts on the influence social media has on body image.
10:52
January 17, 2023
Adolescent Nutrition: Luca, Luca, Ryan, Eneo & Matt
Adolescent Nutrition: Luca, Luca, Ryan, Eneo & Matt
In our first episode of the third season, Ms. Tracy interviews 5 of her current health students about a topic they love - Adolescent Nutrition.
11:17
January 16, 2023
Season 3 Trailer
Season 3 Trailer
We are so excited for season 3 and thank all our listeners for their continued support.
00:41
January 13, 2023
Gun Violence & Mental Health: Christian & Angel
Gun Violence & Mental Health: Christian & Angel
In this episode, Christian & Angel share their thoughts on gun violence & the mental health of teens. Listen in as they share what they feel would make them and their peers feel safer while at school.
08:35
June 24, 2022
Stress: Dan & Malcolm
Stress: Dan & Malcolm
In this episode, Dan & Malcolm continue the conversation on stress and teens. Listen in as they talk about figuring out how to love learning in the midst of high expectations and lots of commitments.  Ted Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/caroline_centeno_caroline_centeno_the_effects_of_stress_on_student_performance
12:11
June 23, 2022
Abby & Charlotte: Gender & Sexuality Galaxies
Abby & Charlotte: Gender & Sexuality Galaxies
In our fifth episode, Abby & Charlotte share why it is more inclusive to think of gender & sexuality as a galaxy instead of a spectrum. Correction: For some reason KTrace made up a new word in the episode and not only uses it once but twice. Fictitional is not a word - she means fictional.  Gender & Sexuality Galaxies  https://www.actioncanadashr.org/sites/default/files/2019-03/Action_Canada_for_Sexual_Health_and_Rights_BeyondtheBasics_Galaxy-web.pdf
10:10
June 23, 2022
Consent for Discussing Sensitive Topics: Allison
Consent for Discussing Sensitive Topics: Allison
In this episode, Allison & Ms. Tracy discuss why it is important to ask for consent when wanting to discuss sensitive topics with family & friends. Trigger Warning: We will briefly discuss why it is important to ask for consent when discussing topics like suicide and body image. Please feel free to skip the episode if those are sensitive topics for you.  Article Discussed: https://www.self.com/story/body-talk-consent
08:46
June 16, 2022
Mental Health & Stress for High School Students: Cassidy, Samantha, Pia & Maggie
Mental Health & Stress for High School Students: Cassidy, Samantha, Pia & Maggie
We are so excited to be back for season 2. In this episode Cassidy, Samantha, Pia & Maggie discuss grades, body image, social media, and expectations to do well and how they all impact teen mental health. Articles referenced in the episode: https://www.webmd.com/balance/stress-management/stress-management https://www.conqueryourexam.com/how-to-survive-high-school/
25:09
June 10, 2022
Trailer: Season 2
Trailer: Season 2
Coming soon! Season 2 episode 1 will drop the week of June 6th.
00:51
June 02, 2022
Zoe Brown, Carter Schmidt & Jack Ter Boss: Fitness Industry Needs to Become More Body Positive
Zoe Brown, Carter Schmidt & Jack Ter Boss: Fitness Industry Needs to Become More Body Positive
I’m our sixth, and final episode of Season 1, sophomores Zoe Brown, Carter Schmidt & Jack Ter Boss share why the fitness industry needs to become more inclusive of all shapes and sizes.  Warning: The topic of eating disorders does come up throughout this episode. Feel free to skip this episode if that is triggering for you.  Resources:  https://www.ted.com/talks/stephanie_shames_why_the_fitness_industry_needs_to_become_more_body_positive https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/
25:26
March 01, 2022
Elizabeth Brown: Banning the Use of the Gay & Trans-Panic Defense
Elizabeth Brown: Banning the Use of the Gay & Trans-Panic Defense
In our fourth episode, KTrace hears from high school senior, Elizabeth Brown who shares her insights on the Gay & Trans-Panic Defense and why it’s so problematic. Articles:  https://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/publications/model-leg-gay-trans-panic/ https://www.americanbar.org/groups/crsj/publications/member-features/gay-trans-panic-defense/
09:35
February 10, 2022
Jack Robinson: COVID & Mental Health
Jack Robinson: COVID & Mental Health
In our third episode, KTrace discusses COVID and it’s impact on mental health with CHHS sophomore, Jack Robinson. Jack found two articles that are linked below. Disclaimer: KTrace says "um" a lot in this episode. She is working on it.  Articles: https://www.kff.org/coronavirus-covid-19/issue-brief/the-implications-of-covid-19-for-mental-health-and-substance-use/ https://www.cdc.gov/mentalhealth/stress-coping/cope-with-stress/index.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fdaily-life-coping%2Fmanaging-stress-anxiety.html
14:51
February 02, 2022
CHHS Health Ed Podcast Trailer
CHHS Health Ed Podcast Trailer
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00:52
January 27, 2022
Dash McDonnell: Mental Health Stigma
Dash McDonnell: Mental Health Stigma
In our second episode, KTrace interviews high school junior, Dash McDonnell. Dash shared with KTrace a Ted Talk, “I am not a monster: Schizophrenia,” by Cecilia McGough. Dash shares his thoughts on how we can begin to reduce mental health stigma.
19:04
January 27, 2022
Francesca Sarcone: Social Media & Mental Health
Francesca Sarcone: Social Media & Mental Health
In this first episode, Ms. Tracy, a.k.a. KTrace, interviews high school student, Francesca Sarcone. Francesca brings her insights on social media and mental health after viewing the TedTalk, Is Social Media Hurting Your Mental Health? by Bailey Parnell.
18:22
January 18, 2022