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Season 2, Episode 5: It’s OK To Not Be OK


Tune in today for a conversation where Cody and Jeremy discuss the importance of mental health and how it carries over into your chapters. In this episode, Dylan Silva (Long Island ’18), shares his experience being a mental health advocate and the best practices for positive mental health among individuals.

John Ligouri, a current undergrad from the University of Connecticut-New Haven (Connecticut Nu-Eta), shares how significant mental health is among his chapter and the best ways to retain brotherhood among members.

Dylan, an alumnus from New York Beta, is an advocate for the Be Nice Foundation. He remains involved with Sigma Alpha Epsilon as the Alumni Advisor for Michigan Gamma and the Chapter Advisor for South Carolina Nu. Ligouri ’22 is a junior majoring in Criminal Justice. He’s held four different positions within his chapter: Philanthropy Chairman, Community Service Chairman, Eminent Recorder, and Eminent Deputy Archon.

Tune in to this episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or if you prefer, SAE Fraternity episodes are available on YouTube. Click here to watch this month’s interview.

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