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The place to talk writing, music, expressive arts, mental health, and healing. Hysteria Radio is a podcast and internet radio show that focuses on writing, music, expressive arts, and all things related to self-care and recovery from or management of a mental health condition. Host Joseph Fusaro has published 6 poetry books and a short guide featuring the changes he made to start feeling alive again after living his teen years and 20’s with serious mental illness (schizoaffective, bipolar, general anxiety disorder, chemical dependence, depression, insomnia, agoraphobia). He is also a professional speaker and has worked with, and continues to work with NAMI, This Is My Brave, Project 375, and Deconstructing Stigma. On Hysteria Radio, Joe speaks with guests about using their gifts and talents in order to learn how to manage symptoms, follow their passion, or just to learn how to start feeling again. Guests have included touring musicians, best selling authors, experts in their field, to the everyday writer that keeps a journal in order to maintain their health and wellness. Topics include mental health, journaling, creating, performing, self care, exercise, meditation/yoga, recovery, inspiration, among many others.

On-Demand Episodes

Author and State Representative Mike Schlossberg comes by Hysteria Radio to discuss his new Science Fiction Book, Redemption. Mike tells us the story about how he had thought that the admission of his prior battles with anxiety and... more

Writer, Life Coach, & Content Creator Marissa Pane stops by Hysteria Radio to discuss how she learned at a young age that she could turn her anxiety into her greatest strength, helping others run a heart based business. Topics range from... more

Former First Responder, and the current Host of Rescue the Rescuer Podcast, Stephen Kavalkovich comes by Hysteria Radio to discuss how he left the weights of his childhood and old vices behind, then followed his heart to a peaceful,... more

Alan Scherer stopped by Hysteria Radio to talk with Joe about photography, running, life, and Alan's new show; Little Bits of Life. Fair warning, both of these guys are good for an occasional, rational, tangent.

Anne Taylor comes back to Hysteria Radio to discuss smart-phones, dopamine levels, music therapy, mandala drawings, and finding ways to ground ourselves after a physical or mental health diagnoses. Anne is the Founder and CEO of... more

Writer, Musician, and Founder of Cope Notes, Johnny Crowder comes by Hysteria Radio before he hits the road with his band Prison. Some of the topics they discuss are writing out your pain, following your passion, and the eye-opening... more

Author, Poet, and Performer Kamilah Simone comes by Hysteria Radio to talk with Joe Fusaro about how she has always used writing as an outlet, and now performs her poetry to help others heal. She also gives us a live performance... more

Author and fellow Mental Health News Radio Host, Dawn Westmoreland comes by Hysteria Radio to talk with Joe Fusaro about the anxieties as well as the sense of freedom she encountered while writing her last book, The Empowered... more

Writer, Composer, Musician, and Advocate Zak Sandler hangs out with Joseph Fusaro and Hysteria Radio to talk about the intitial onset of bipolar and then how he turned the diagnoses into fuel for his writing and advocacy. Zak is... more

Writer, Actor, & Director, John Palomino talks with Joe about the process of recreating the time around his father's suicide in his new movie Man of the House. John goes into all of the thoughts and feelings that arose when he decided... more