Dr. Aditi MallickOur first guest today is Aditi Mallick, MD; Chief Medical Officer, Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)she discusses the importance of behavioral health services and how CMS is helping eligible children and teens up to age 19 to obtain health coverage through Medicaid and CHIP. CMS wants to remind parents that Medicaid and CHIP help support children by providing access to essential behavioral health services, including mental health services, both in-person and virtually. As the PHE continues and children grapple with ongoing changes in their lives, it’s more important than ever to make sure children have access to – and use –behavioral health services offered through Medicaid and CHIP. These programs also provide access to routine and emergency care, eye exams, dental visits, prescriptions, and more. To get more information, call 1-877-KIDS-NOW (1-877-543-7669) or visit the “Find Coverage for Your Family” section on InsureKidsNow.gov

Mom Blogger, Joyce BrewerOur second guest is “Mom blogger” and parenting expert Joyce Brewer of Mommy Talk Show she will discuss why she is teaming up with Band-Aid® Brand for an informative interview about building a personalized first aid kit. She’ll also share information about a special promotion in which BAND-AID® Brand is bringing families a personalized, stylish build-your-own-first-aid-kit experience exclusively at Target and Target.com. Those who partake can fill a kit with their favorite, trusted Johnson & Johnson first aid products to clean, treat and protect minor wounds, so they are ready for any adventure. Buy three qualifying products to receive a FREE designed first aid bag with purchase.

Ms. Brewer is the creator of MommyTalkShow.com an online parenting talk show. She is a mom and professional storyteller working on multiple media platforms. Brewer is a “mom blogger”, video blogger, digital media manager, freelance writer, and author of ‘What You Know: A Business Idea Guide for Moms. She has appeared on ABC’s The View and been interviewed by Oprah. Joyce launched MommyTalkShow.com in 2010 to answer moms’ questions.

Leeann TheriaultOur third guest is Leeann Theriault, USPS Manager of Employee Safety & Health Awareness. She will discuss USPS National Dog Bite Awareness Week, June 5-11, 2022.  Ms. Theriault will give tips on preventing dog bites and offer help to educate the public on the dos and don’ts of responsible dog ownership so letter carriers can safely approach their residence or business.

As the U.S. Postal Service’s Manager of Employee Safety & Health Awareness, Leeann Theriault is responsible for communicating and evaluating public health service efforts to improve employee awareness of safety and health programs on a variety of important safety topics nationwide, such as the National Dog Bite campaign. Partnering with communication and wellness functions to ensure clear employee messaging to maximize communication channels to promote a strong occupational safety and health culture throughout the organization.

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