Host: Jodee Blanco
Have you just about had it with certain people? Are you taken advantage of at work, taken for granted at home? Maybe you’re a teen dealing with a lot of nasty drama from your friends. Are there moments when you want to shout, “You have no right to treat me this way!” Welcome home…this is your safe place to vent frustration, hear solutions and find the courage to stand up for yourself with someone who’s been there and knows the way out.
In this show Dr. Mayer interviews, Juan, a teenager who was admitted to a psychiatric hospital after his parents took him to an emergency room for having stomach pains or as he described, ‘butterflies in his stomach.” His parents are forced by emergency room staff to admit him to this psychiatric hospital stating that it is “the law.” This starts … Read more about this episode...
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Stand Up For Yourself with Jodee Blanco
“The Voice of America’s Bullied”
Survivor and expert Jodee Blanco is one of the country’s pre-eminent voices on the subject of bullying. She is the author of The New York Times bestselling memoir, Please Stop Laughing At Me . . . One Woman’s Inspirational Story. A chronicle of her years as the student outcast, the book inspired a movement among bullying victims everywhere of all ages–in middle and high schools, on college campuses, at the workplace, in corporate offices, and at home, who fill auditoriums and gymnasiums coast to coast to hear Blanco speak on how they too can reclaim their dignity and their lives. She is a regular guest on network and broadcast cable news who frequently turn to her for insight on bullying-related breaking stories. Blanco has also bylined articles for The Huffington Post, CNN.Com and USA Today.com.