BATTLING THE POST HOLIDAY BLUES (PS: IT’S PROBABLY NOT DEPRESSION)

By Jeff Vircoe A loud belly laugh erupted from the audience. Landing on stage with a thud, it clearly irritated the lone performer standing in the spotlight. Between songs during a concert at New York’s famed Fillmore East in June of 1970, Stephen Stills was quietly explaining the roots of his next song, a snarly … Read more

CHRIS WILLGRESS: 24 YEARS ANSWERING CALLS ON THE FRONT LINE

By Jeff Vircoe My husband is drinking himself to death. My daughter is cutting. My wife can’t do a day without two bottles of wine. My dad is taking so many pills, he can’t talk straight. When they hear the term “first responder”, most conjure images of flashing lights, police, firefighters, and paramedics. At Edgewood … Read more