Mental Fitness

Time to get up and work out your mind with your daily dose of Mental Fitness on 107.7 The Bronc.

Every Monday through Friday on 107.7 The Bronc, Mental Fitness will educate you on a number of topics relating to your mental health and well-being, such as substance abuse and addiction, anxiety and panic disorders, depression bi-polar and eating disorders and more. 

If you or anyone you know struggles with mental illness or addiction, or you just want to educate yourself about the these important health-related topics, listening to Mental Fitness on 107.7 The Bronc is a great first step when it comes to understanding the symptoms and treatments. Consider Mental Fitness your five-minute mental health workout. 

107.7 The Bronc’s Mental Fitness is underwritten by the Lawrence Drug and Alcohol Alliance (LADA). LADA is the official coordinating body for planning, awareness and prevention education efforts on alcohol, tobacco and drug abuse in Lawrence Township, NJ with funding provided by the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.

Here are the dates and times you can catch Mental Fitness

  • Monday – 9 a.m.Noon, and 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday – 10 a.m.1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday – 8 a.m.11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Thursday – 11 a.m.2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Friday – Noon3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

DerekCropDerek Gabriel, Assistant Student General Manager and Producer of Mental Fitness.  He enjoys playing tabletop, card, and role playing games but he also enjoys singing and playing bass & guitar.  A fun fact about Derek is that he was almost a certified Magic the Gathering Judge. Class of 2022.

Audio Archives

Recovery Advocates of America

Michael Ziccardi – Mike sits down to talk about Recovery Advocates of America, Inc. and the many services they offer for both addicts and families alike.  RAOA is there to help in your time of need, from information to changing policy, RAOA makes it their goal to help addicts become rehabilitated productive members of society.  For assistance, information, or even to volunteer you can begin your journey at https://recoveryadvocates.org/ .

Certified Peer Leader

Susan Stahley II – Prevention Education Coordinator Susan Stahley is here to discuss an upcoming peer leadership conference at TCNJ where students and faculty become certified peer leaders.

Alcohol Awareness Month & Marijuana

Susan Stahley – Prevention Education Coordinator on campus, she is here to discuss Alcohol Awareness Month and what to do if recreational marijuana becomes legalized.

Greek Life and Mental Health

Russ Lingle- Vice President of Health and Safety here on campus for Greek Fraternity, Theta Chi, is here to discuss the importance of his role and his approach to mental health

Gambling and Addiction

Neva Pryor II- Neva Pryor gives us her opinion on how gambling and gambling addiction should be handled at the legal level!

Addicted to the Rush

Neva Pryor- Neva, from 1-800-GAMBLER goes on air to discuss her line of work on the struggling addiction that is compulsive gambling!

Motherhood Stress Continued

Jill Berg II- Dr. Berg continues our prior conversation.

The Stress of Motherhood

Jill Berg- Dr. Jill Berg is here with us to discuss how to assists the mothers with some of the stress that comes from being a new mother.

Stress and Management Continued

Carol Rickard II- Carol Rickard continues by discussing some key components to stress

Dealing With Stress

Carol Rickard- Carol Rickard is back to discuss some back to school tips for dealing with stress.

Deadly Smokes Continued

Susan Stahley II- Susan continues to discuss some facts about smoking and tobacco and the toll it takes on your body.

Deadly Smokes

Susan Stahley- Susan Stahley is with us to talk about the initiative to make Rider University Tobacco and Smoke free!

Mother Blues Continued

Jill Berg II- Dr. Berg continues our prior conversation.

New Mother Blues

Jill Berg- Dr. Jill Berg is here with us to discuss how to assists the mothers with some of the stress that comes from being a new mother.

Police and Drug Addiction III

Scott Kivet III- Scott shares a heavy story that he believes sums up addiction and the tragedies associated with it,

Police and Drug Addiction II

Scott Kivet II- Scott Kivet from the Robinsville police department discusses the legal end of drug addiction and some of his approaches to it.

Police and Drug Addiction

Scott Kivet- Scott Kivet from the Robinsville police department discusses the legal end of drug addiction and some of his approaches to it.

Recovery Advocates III

Recovery Advocates of America III- In part three, John and Mike will describe some signs to look out for when encountering a family member or a loved one battling addiction, and who to call!

Recovery Advocates II

Recovery Advocates of America II- Back again this week, John Mincarelli and Mike Ziccardi with RAA continue to discuss their personal battles with addiction and how it helps better them when assisting others who struggle with addiction

A Conversation With Recovery Advocates of America

Recovery Advocates of America- Tune in to hear from John Mincarelli and Mike Ziccardi from Recovery Advocates of America, as they talk about the program, RAA, and all the success that has come from it!

Contact the Station:

Office: (609) 896-5369
Request: (877) 900-1077
Fax: (609) 219-4724
E-mail: thebronc@rider.edu

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