It's me, Dawnette Brenner and I share my experience as a teacher using mindfulness in the classroom. We must make a change in this world, especially where our kids are concerned. #Mindfulness is part of my daily Mental Health check-ins and I'm supported and helped so many kids. Teachers, this is a call to action. Parents inform your teachers. We must get our legislation changed, mental health education/curriculum must be pa... Read more
Hayley Wheeler - emotional empowerment coachHAYLEY T WHEELERI work with adults and children to help them conquer their anxiety and depression. I coach people who are ready to challenge and conquer anxiety, depression or stress, to accept their super power and take back control of their life and business.In 2015, I ended up in my pit of despair – depression. I didn’t realise at the time, looking back it was bleak time. Having got th... Read more
Melanie and Krystal founded "Joy for Jan,' after the grief of losing their mom to suicide. They have a blog, videos and products for sale, all supporting scholarships for kids making a difference in their lives. Advocates and sisters, a dynamic duo, began in a small town. Check out their sites and enjoy listening to our podcast interview. Check them out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/joyforjan Instagram: https://www.insta... Read more
Sam is a strong Mental Health advocate on Twitter and has been supportive of all people living with mental illness that he's come in contact with on Twitter. He wears several masks and today we talk about a few descriptors he's given them, as he wrote them on his mask. The Video vodcast will release on our youtube channel next week, so stay tuned for that. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6_NdPpIelddMoXjmKCaDp_z4akWdeTGM
Welcome to our introductory podcast for Season 2 of A New Dawn podcast. We are here with, "Bipolar Mama of 3," as she ditches her mask, as my first video & podcast guest of season 2. Please find the video version of this podcast on my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7jue8iV4cTwdyEFYESf_OQ The importance of removing the social media mask she’s worn for several years was apparent during our interview. She’s stil... Read more
Episode 49 - Sammie shares her story of being self-sufficient at a young age and living with bipolar disorder, depression, OCD, anxiety and childhood schizophrenia. "My Brain Works Differently Than Yours" She's been supportive of her autistic stepbrother and showed compassion towards her mom with her struggles. She calls herself the #blacksheep of the family.
Jordyn shares her story of living with physical limitations and mental illness simultaneously. She runs a blog called "Chronically Unimaginable" and advocates to help others. Her mission is to kick the stigma of mental illness.
Anne Moss Rogers graciously accepted our podcast invitation. She’s real and raw. You can find more about her journey through the podcast. She’s an advocate and travels speaking to raise awareness of suicide and prevent other parents and family members from losing a child. She also speaks directly to children and youth. Read more, after listening by clicking on the links below: emotionally naked emotionallynaked.com Mental Healt... Read more
Lynn Nanos is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in her eleventh year as a full-time mobile emergency psychiatric clinician in Massachusetts. After graduating from Columbia University with a Master of Science in Social Work, she worked as an inpatient psychiatric social worker for approximately seven years. She is an active member of the National Shattering Silence Coalition that advocates for the seriously mentally ill ... Read more
Starr, an amazing soul shares her spiritual awakening through her writing. Her poems are powerful, healing and speak the truth. Listen and comment should they move you like that have done us and many others. Comment about this episode on https://www.anewdawnaa.com/podcast She'll get your message. Thank you for listening. If you enjoyed this, please go to iTunes and rate us. Thank you. * Art Piece * Being Seen * ... Read more
Isaiah is a young man who advocates erasing the stigma of mental illness. I met him at a NAMI "In Our Own Voice," Training - he's an amazing young man and has a great story. He is on the Autism Spectrum and lives with Schizoaffective Disorder, Bipolar, NVD, and ADHD. He's a gamer and active in his community, our local community. He is on FB as ParaDX He suffered Traumatic Brain Injury and has visual and tactile challenges.
Katherine is a registered nurse, mother, wife and blogger. She lives with both Postpartum Depression and Bipolar 1 Disorder. Her story is like so many in the world and she’s removed her mask to discuss it with us. She’s a mom too and blogs about her life living with her mental illnesses and parenting on ButterflyTearsandKisses.com. Blog - https://butterflytearsandkisses.com Facebook - https://m.facebook.com/BTearsandKisses/ ... Read more
Hiya is an author and lives with clinical depression and anxiety which started in 2014. She is native to India and due to family conflict, she went into a deep depression. She learned to rise above and find her truth. She breathes, writes and looks at the bright side to cope and find hope. Meditate and breathe to cope with anxiety and other things live throws at you. You can find her on Instagram @Hiyaoxfordgirl https://www.instag... Read more
Mr. Maisey's message to the world is to reach out to him because the message from his experiences is a message shared is a problem half solved. TRIGGER WARNING: Discusses suicidal attempt in prison at 6 minutes into the podcast. His book, "Young Offender" is due to release in the UK this July and in Canada and USA this October 2019. Michael was lost, in the streets and out of control, due to his parents' drug and alcohol abuse, ... Read more
Michelle is from New Jersey and shares her story about being raised by a mother who had Bipolar Disorder. She is now an advocate for mental health awareness and wrote a book about it, you can read an excerpt here: http://breakingintomylife.com/excerpt/ Please visit her page for FAQs as well. She conveys a message about mental health: We are not our past. It is possible to triumph over past challenges with perseverance. Let’s se... Read more
Jey is a non-binary person who struggled while growing up. He was removed from his home country of Vietnam and taken to Canada at the age of 3, after losing both of his parents. He shares his life with us and the fact that he felt alone and isolated, with the exception of one friend. This friend provided unconditional acceptance and although Jey still is struggling, he's more aware and working toward becoming the person that his li... Read more
(Continued podcast story) #CALLTOACTIOONSara talks about her brother’s ill-treatment while having a mental illness. He was unjustly arrested while having a psychotic episode and cardiac arrest, prompted by being prescribed five different cocktails drugs for his bipolar disorder and Agoraphobia. He was denied family access, he wasn’t hospitalized or provided with therapy or proper treatment. They merely proceeded to move him into an... Read more
Sara talks about her brother’s ill-treatment while having a mental illness. He was unjustly arrested while having a psychotic episode and cardiac arrest, prompted by being prescribed five different cocktails drugs for his bipolar disorder and Agoraphobia. He was denied family access, he wasn’t hospitalized or provided with therapy or proper treatment. They merely proceeded to move him into an institution further from the location a... Read more
Jaycob is not only an advocate but also has his own podcast, "Stories of Hope with Jayc" https://www.spreaker.com/show/3510480 He was born with Spina Bifida, was just recently diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder and is full of hope. He seeks the brightest stories and finds them inspirational. Please check out his Twitter posts and his new podcast. Twitter: https://twitter.com/jaycm1344
Marlane shares her life with mental illness, childhood trauma, abuse, and working memory failure. She's an advocate on Twitter and will work with assisting those in crisis. She’s actively involved in supporting people with mental illness, so if you’re in crisis or in need, reach out. You can DM her @SamandDeanfan_1 Twitter: https://twitter.com/SamandDeanfan_1