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Airs Thursday, May 25, 2017, at 6 p.m. Music enriches our lives. It can calm us, inspire us, and even affect brain development. On the this Mental Health Edition of Health Matters, host Dr. Mark Vigen, psychologist, and special cohost Dr. Todd Lobrano, psychologist, will discuss music and how it can enhance our lives and development. Guests will be Dr. Anil Nanda, Neurosurgeon and Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at University Neurosurgery–LSU Health, and Krista Fanning, music teacher at Caddo Middle Magnet and Grammy Foundation Music Educator award finalist. Questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502 or via Twitter @rrrpublicradio.

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Airs Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 6 p.m. Tune in for Health Matters: Mental Health Edition as Dr. Mark Vigen, psychologist, and Dr. Shelley Visconte, licensed counselor, will host this show on Alcoholism and Recovery. Our guest will be Judge Charles G. Tutt, from the Caddo Parish First Judicial District Court, and Sean Gregory, Associate Pastor of First Bossier over Recovery and Single Adults and a board member of the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse. Sean is also the North Central Louisiana State Representative for Celebrate Recovery.

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Airs Thursday, November 17, at 6 p.m. Dr. Shelley Visconte, licensed professional counselor and marriage and family therapist, will be your host. She will be joined by Dr. Meredith Nelson, licensed professional counselor and Associate Professor of Psychology at LSUS, and Father James E. Flowers of St. George’s Episcopal Church in Bossier City, La., to talk about gratitude and how it can affect our lives. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.

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Airs Thursday, October 27, at 6 p.m. Anger is a natural emotion, but left unchecked, it can affect mental and physical health. Dr. Mark Vigen, psychologist, will host Health Matters: Mental Health Edition, Thursday at 6 p.m., alongside Dr. Shelley Visconte, licensed counselor and marriage and family therapist, to talk about understanding and managing anger. Licensed Professional Counselor Greg Guerin will be our guest along with two guests from Active Recovery: Amanda Veuleman, Care Coordinator, and Cheven Bonnell, licensed social worker.