Health Is Your Wealth

A Walton County Conversation: Big health questions, meaningful answers

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In this bonus episode we talk with a guy who pretty much knows it all from personal experience.  Shannon Hearndon is a successful business man, minister and father but there was a time when he was on...
August 16, 2019
Why does someone decide to take their own life?  Are there any signs that someone is at risk?  Is suicide preventable?  We have raised as many questions in this series as we have presented answers....
June 12, 2019
Suicide intervention and response in our community largely falls to our men and women wearing a badge.  However there is nothing illegal about committing suicide and officers have limited training in...
June 6, 2019
Suicide never happens in isolation there is always a ripple effect.  The pain that a suicide victim is trying to escape lives on long after their death in the lives of those who loved them.  In this...
May 30, 2019
What does the Bible tells us about Suicide?  Faith is as much a part of the conversation on suicide as mental health.  Suicide is a tough conversation for Christians.  The church is often split on ...
May 28, 2019
Suicide has claimed 169 lives in Walton County in the past 10 years.  In 2016 Walton County was counted among the top 30 counties in the state of Georgia with the highest suicide rates. In this episo...
May 26, 2019
The united states is the largest consumer of opioids in the world both prescription and non-prescription.  Our consumption rate has contributed to the current national crisis of addiction.  Almost 2...
March 6, 2019
The opioid crisis is a perfect example of a few bad apples spoil the bunch.  The United States medical community as a whole bears much responsibility in creating our current national opioid crisis. ...
March 4, 2019
Think we live in a bubble because we are not in downtown Atlanta? Think again.  Sergeant Cory Ward has been with the Walton County Sheriff's Office for 9 years.  Over his 9 years he has witnessed fi...
February 26, 2019
Erinn Warren was only 9 years old when she had her first taste of alcohol from the hands of her great aunt.  Unfortunately for Erinn, she liked it.  From a young age she started getting drunk and ex...
February 26, 2019