May 26, 2020 • 22M

COVID-19: David Siler of Families First on Mental Healthcare During the Pandemic

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Chris Spangle
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Founded in 1835, Families First is the oldest nonprofit human services organization in Central Indiana. Their focus in the 21st Century is providing mental health services during life challenges. President David Siler joins us to discuss their suicide intervention hotline, developing Telehealth strategies for counseling, and substance abuse treatment programs. Visit to learn more. If you may be in crisis or contemplating suicide, please call (317) 251-7575 or Text CSIS to 839863.

About the Show

Now Hear This is a conversation with leaders in Indianapolis that are working to improve the lives of Hoosiers. Our goal is to empower you to join in their work and make a difference while informing you about the unseen aspects of life in Indiana. Now Hear This airs weekends on Q95, Fox Sports 1260AM, Alt 103.3, Real 98.3 and iHeart Radio stations in Indianapolis as an effort to share the work of local nonprofits with listeners.

About the Host

Chris Spangle is currently the Digital Director for the BOB & TOM Show and current host of Now Hear This. After beginning his career as the producer of Abdul in the Morning, he went on to serve as the Executive Director of the Libertarian Party of Indiana. He is also a podcast host and producer of shows like We Are Libertarians, Leaders and Legends with Robert Vane, and The Patdown with Ms. Pat. He is passionate about helping to amplify the work of local nonprofits.

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