Ep. 1378: Resiliency Tools and Ep. 1379: Quarantine History

July 28, 2021
Hosted by Kathryn Zox

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Episode Description

Kathryn interviews Psychologist and Author Leo Flanagan PhD.The mental health crisis is getting younger. The number of children needing urgent mental health care has been on the rise for years, and has devastatingly spiked over the pandemic. We have never before in our history seen this type of anguish in children and teenagers so young. Although this crisis will require resources and time to resolve, Leo Flanagan PhD, Psychologist, trauma and resiliency expert, is sharing some resilience tools to connect with your child to support their emotional health and alert you to warning signs that they are struggling. With over 30 years of experience in studying and developing resilience, Flanagan has responded to numerous disasters including 9/11, the Sandy Hook Newtown Shooting, Hurricane Sandy, and the Moore, OK EF-5 tornado.Kathryn also interviews Author and Science Journalist Nicola Twilley.Tracking the history and future of quarantine, Science Journalist Nicola Twilley and Co-Author Geoff Manaugh begin their investigation in the Mediterranean, visiting some of the oldest quarantine structures, originally built to protect against the spread of the Black Death. They follow the path of John Howard, an 18th-century prison reformer who became interested in the conditions of people kept in quarantine. As well as showing how quarantine powers have been abused throughout history, Manaugh and Twilley write about more recent events, from Ebola to Covid. They help us make sense of our new reality through a thrillingly reported, thought-provoking exploration of the meaning of freedom, governance, and mutual responsibility. Twilley is a science journalist who contributes regularly to The New Yorker.

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Kathryn Zox is your Social Worker with a Microphone™. She’s informative and fun and opens up the mic with conversations that women need to hear. The Kathryn Zox Show is savvy and relationship oriented. Kathryn has counseled hundreds of women and their families who have suffered from eating disorders, addiction problems, marital, family and geriatric issues as well as persons coping with mental and physical disabilities. She combines her feminine perspective, social work skills and acting talents to produce a show that’s smart, upbeat, informative, sometimes irreverent, but never boring! Tune in Wednesdays at 7 AM/PT, 10 AM/ET to The Kathryn Zox Show be a part of Kathryn’s lively interviews on wealth, health, kids, divorce, travel, menopause, recipes, diets, and relationships. Serious and not so serious topics include hair loss, weight gain, face lifts, obsession, and rejection and even male contraception. That’s the Kathryn Zox Show, right here on VoiceAmerica Variety.

Kathryn Zox

Kathryn Zox is your social worker with a microphone™. She has been producing and hosting The Kathryn Zox Show Lunchtime Talk in Albany, NY for over five years and is excited about bringing her show from the capital of NY State to the Nation's Capital. She has also recently been a co-host and featured life expert on Doug Stephan's syndicated Good Day Show. Kathryn's interviewed thousands of guests including lifestyle experts, celebrities, authors, lawyers, psychiatrists, physicians and dieticians. At Albany Medical College she has trained doctors and medical students to communicate effectively with their patients. She's an actor who can be seen on the Sopranos and Law and Order and even admits to modeling for AARP! She has Masters' Degrees in Social Work and Counseling Psychology and is a graduate of the New School of Radio and Television. Much background for her show comes from traveling the world and raising three boys now in their twenties - a rock star, an actor and a film maker. There's also one ex-husband, one boyfriend, two brothers and an aging mom!

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