MENTAL RADIO

MENTAL RADIO

MENTAL RADIO features practical patient-powered content about healing and managing mental illness. We focus on stories of recovery and concentrate on all of the ways there are to get better. While most mental health organizations focus on meds and talk therapy we believe patients deserve to have access to information about ALL of the ways there are to recover. We believe the best way to smash stigma is to tell stories of patient self-empowerment, and healing.... Show More

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March 18, 2020 76 min

I sit down with my friends Sean Dunne and Cass Greener and talk about where we are after the COVID-19 outbreak. Watch their films like American Juggalo, Oxyana, and Florida Man at http://www.veryape.tv

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February 27, 2020 63 min

Ravenous Randy Myers also known as Theo Francon, is the Defy wrestling champion. He has made a name for himself in the wrestling world as a fearless advocate for those with mental health challenges and those exploring their sexuality.

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Photo by West Smith www.westsmith.org

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February 20, 2020 101 min

Imade (ee-MAH-day) is a writer and mental health advocate who founded Depressed While Black. She is a suicide attempt survivor who lives with clinical depression and borderline personality disorder. Imade first developed Depressed While Black as her 2015 Columbia University Non-Fiction Creative Writing MFA thesis. Depressed While Black has grown to an online community, an in-progress book, and numerous speaking appearances.

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When do we need to go to the hospital? What happens there? How do we pay for it? What can we do to make it easier? Knowing a little bit about getting inpatient psychiatric services can make a big difference in making the experience as stress-free as possible. Here is everything I know about this episode of MENTAL RADIO.

 

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Jonathan Narmita is a musician, tattoo artist, and art instructor who manages bipolar 2 disorder. We talk about his journey doing men’s work with the Sacred Sons men’s gatherings.

 

Johnny is at:
instagram.com/jnarmita/

 

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Theme song is Drugs of Choice by Hans Atom.

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We talk to Dr. Christy Huff director of the Benzodiazepine Information Coalition about the side effects of benzos, how patients can cope, and how we can change our medical system to give patients informed consent.

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benzoinfo.com
twitter.com/christyhuffMD

 

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Tall Paul “Mr. Vancouver” Marlow is a personal trainer, model, and former draft pick for the Toronto Bluejays. He writes about his experiences coping with depression and PTSD on his blog  on through fitness, nutrition, and self care.  You can read about his experience with MDMA therapy here. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter at @TallPaulsLife.

Intro song by Hans Atom, Drugs Of Choice http://ccmixter.org/files/hansatom/

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Michael Anthony is a childhood abuse survivor and trauma mentor. He helps fellow survivors find healing by changing their perspective from one of hopelessness to one of intention, accountability and progress one day at a time.

You can find him at thinkunbroken.com and at @michaelunbroken on Twitter and Instagram.

Support us: mentalhealthmedia.org

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I am often asked about EMDR and how it helped me, so when my Twitter mutual Monica asked me about it, I decided to turn her questions into a podcast! If you have ever wondered what EMDR is and what it's like from a patient's perspective, this is the show for you!

Outro song by Hans Atom, Drugs Of Choice.

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Nikki Lynette is an indie artist whose creative style is equal parts hip hop, alternative, and pop. She fuses mental health activism into her performances and has created a lane for her music that is uniquely her own. She wrote a play about depression and became the first black female playwright to have the development of her work funded by American Music Theater Project soon to debut at in Chicago at the Steppenwolf Theatre. 

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“Nick Cavalier is a director of films, commercials, branded content and music videos. A visual and character-focused storyteller, Nick is known for his high production value docu-driven films with poetic hero centered themes. His work is featured in multiple national publications including New York Times, VICE, Shorts TV, Devour, HYPEBEAST, Alternative Press, Funny Or Die, G4, MTV, Fast Company, Juxtapoz Magazine and many more.” He...



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Jillian Richardson is the author of Unlonely Planet, a guide to making friends and building community in the age of isolation and tech overload. She is also the founder of The Joy List, a weekly newsletter on a mission to make the world a little less lonely.


Find her at thatjillian.com and @thatjillian on Twitter. 

Intro song by Hans Atom, Drugs Of Choice. Follow me at Twitter @zookmann.

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Tall Paul “Mr. Vancouver” Marlow is a personal trainer, model, and former draft pick for the Toronto Bluejays. He writes about his experiences coping with depression and PTSD on his blog  on through fitness, nutrition, and self care.  You can read about his experience with MDMA therapy here. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter at @TallPaulsLife.

Intro song by Hans Atom, Drugs Of Choice http://ccmixter.org/files/hansatom/

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October 11, 2019 120 min

Chaya Grossberg is the author of Freedom From Psychiatric Drugs and is a health consultant for people withdrawing from psychiatric medications. Unfortunately many doctors do not understand how to get patients off psychiatric medication after they begin their prescription. Chaya supports her clients with ideas about holistic self care and support services to help them get through their drug tapers. You can find her at https://chayag...

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October 3, 2019 131 min

Aubrey Good is the project coordinator and social media curator of the International Bipolar Foundation. Aubrey curates some of our favorite feeds about mental health, bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety so we decided to have a chat about how to stay engaged and healthy online. We talked about our personal journeys with holistic therapy and managing relationships alongside mental health issues.

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September 26, 2019 99 min

Shauntay Burris is a breeder of therapy cats for people with PTSD and mood disorders. She specifically breeds sphynx cats because they have an extremely gentle temperament. She started breeding sphynx cats after her therapist prescribed her a therapy animal for herself, and she began doing therapy work in hospitals, bringing the cats to patients. Now she has her own program where she specialises in bring patients healthy sphynx cat...

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What do you do after you have tried three dozen psych meds and ECT for bipolar depression and you still don’t get better? You look for any alternative. Thankfully after years of experimentation I found a protocol that works for me.

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September 6, 2019 84 min

Mariangela Abeo is a photographer and storyteller who is the creator of the project Faces of Fortitude. Faces of Fortitude tells the stories of people touched by suicide by patients with a failed attempt or a family member or friend who lost a loved one. She captures their narratives by taking portraits while listening to them tell their story. The results are displayed on her social media and in gallery showings in Seattle where s...

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Tasha Jackson MFT is a therapist practicing in San Francisco CA. We talk about the basics of healing childhood trauma, finding a therapist and where to start when exploring to explore different kinds of therapy.

Tasha can be found on Twitter @TashaJacksTweet, on Instagram @shrink_shots, and at her website tashajackson.com.

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Dr. Kim Celmer is a naturopathic doctor who practices in Seattle Washington. We talk about why a patient struggling with depression might want to consider seeing a naturopathic doctor, and the basics of how to eat as much healthy food as possible, even when you aren’t feeling well. We examine the many things that can cause depressive symptoms that can sometimes go overlooked by a psychiatrist. 

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