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Closer Look: Holiday Anxiety; Addiction Stigma; And More

An Atlanta psychologist talks about coping with anxiety during the holiday season on "Closer Look."
An Atlanta psychologist talks about coping with anxiety during the holiday season on "Closer Look."
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Wednesday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Rose Scott and Jim Burress give a news brief on Henry County’s first African-American female county commission chair, Republican June Wood;
  • 1:04: Angela Bethea Walsh, psychologist at Bethea Consulting & Psychological Services, talks about how to cope with stress and anxiety during the holiday season;
  • 18:02: Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer of the Atlanta-based American Cancer Society, explains the concept of “personalized medicine” and how it could forever change the format;
  • 29:17: Lisa Hagen reports on the safety of Atlanta’s underground venues and parties after the fire at an art and events space in Oakland, California that killed 36 people;
  • 30:55: Ray Kotwicki, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Emory University’s School of Medicine and chief medical officer at Skyland Trail, talks about the barrier stigma plays in getting treatment for addiction.

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