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Talking to an incredible advocate and peer about the effects of early trauma and how it can have a mental impact. Izzy talks to us about some hard facts regarding transitioning out of state institutes and how difficult it can be for individuals. She shares with us her role in her new job as a peer helping individuals with that transition.
She also shares her personal journey of trauma induced anxiety and depression from experiences at an early age. We follow her story through her teens and into her 20's where she is now in a position of recovery and giving back to people in need.
Izzy is incredibly knowledgable and I feel lucky to call her my friend and colleague!
Join Elias Shaya, MD, Medical Director, Integrated Behavioral Health Services at MedStar Good Samaritan & MedStar Union Memorial Hospital.
Let's briefly examine some symptoms of mental health problems. When is it time to see a doctor? and so much more
Topics to be discussed: How common is mental illness and what are the most frequent types of mental illness??
Signs, symptoms as well as treatment and prevention will also be discussed.
Tune int to see if there is something you need to know, want to share and/or feel is important enough to know.
There are many misconceptions about mental health; yet, if someone is diagnosed with cancer, we encourage that person to see an oncologist, or to take powerful drugs like chemotherapy if it might help, and to take time off work or school to let themselves heal. Yet - when it’s an addiction or an eating disorder or some other mental illness – it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that someone should be able to get better on their own. What’s up with that? Today’s guest, Bessie Ann Christen with The Parenting Center is here to talk about the stigma of mental illness and steps we can all take to support our spouse, our children’s parent, our friends or family. Tune in to hear more.
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Bessie Ann Christenson, MA, LPC
Clinical Program Manager
The Parenting Center
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Fort Worth, Texas 76107
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There will be laughs. There will be stories. There will be making fun of Chrissie's hair.
Today, Ethan Smith--Spokesperson for the International OCD Foundation and Chrissie talk about hot topics associated with mental health, stigma, and our own crazy lives!
It's hard enough having romantic relationships WITHOUT a mental illness!? Ever wonder what it is like to try to have a 'normal' relationship while living with a monstrous disorder in your brain? Tim Blue and I will talk about some of the difficulties as well as some good advice on how to navigate relationships with mental illness (hopefully successfully!!)
Jennifer Hill from the Colorado Mental Wellness Network will also be joining to talk about their services here in Colorado as well as their upcoming fundraiser!
Do mass shootings cause students and employees feelings of shame to admit to mental illness? White Apple Institute staff and students send condolescences to those affected by the senseless violence on college campuses in Oregon and throughout the United States. We encourage those dealing with mental health issues to continue seeking help and overcome any embarassment. Hopefully, this archived show will empower you!
Host, Dr. Danita Applewhite and special guest Dr. E. Douglass Brown, share a unique insight about the stigma of mental illness and how it relates to depression and addiction. Hear students, teachers, and Veterans discuss how to identify symptoms, overcome shame, and get confidential help. Dr. E. Douglas Brown is a clinical psychologist and author. Your donation of at least $5 or more will support our radio broadcasts, and allow us to continue helping Adult Learners/Students and Veterans with disabilities reach their education and workforce goals? Visit http://whiteappleinstitute.org and click on DONATE. Click on RADIO to listen to episodes of the Ask Dr. Applewhite™ Radio Talk Show anytime 24/7. This broadcast is a rerun of The Shame of Mental Illness aired 1-18-14.
Oftentimes we focus so much on the individual suffering with mental illness, we tend to overlook the impact it has on our families. Family deals with stigma, suffering, and pain as well and often feels helpless with their loved one and within the system. Their voices are JUST as important as the individual stories of triumph over mental illness.
Today, Eunice Brownlee will join me and talk about what it is like to have a father who lives with bipolar disorder. She has not only become HIS advocate, but a powerful voice in the advocacy movement for mental health.
Please join me as I talk to Eunice about how she defines her role as a child of someone with bipolar but has to play the role of an authority figure in his life to get what he needs in the system.
Much thanks to Eunice and all she does in our movement.
Taboo Talk, a Christian talk show featuring Lady Charmaine Day (Pastor, Publisher, Author and Radio Host www.ladycharmaineday.com). Taboo Talk helps individuals transform their mind, body, and spirit utilizing the principles of Jesus Christ! Guest starring Mrs. Arlene Day. About Mrs. Arlene Day: Mrs. Arlene Day aka “Mama Day” is an author, motivational speaker and advocate for mental illness. She is cherished not only for her gifts as an excellent orator and writer but for her commitment to her community. She has created a loyal fan base both in the United States and abroad that have invested and believed in the insights of Mama Day making her a successful speaker. She is an author of a memoir titled “I Promised My Friend”. A film called Perseverance documenting Arlene Day’s extraordinary life was made. Mama Day is also a frequent guest star on Taboo Talk radio. Taboo Talk is a Christian talk show hosted by her daughter, Lady Charmaine Day. During her downtime, Mama Day enjoys knitting, crocheting, capoeira, weight lifting and is in training for the senior olympics doing the butterfly. Arlene Day is the consummate educator who enjoys interacting with her audience, therefore whenever she is onstage you will be guaranteed that you will experience all the elements of an excellent speaker! For more information on Mrs. Arlene Day please visit her official website at www.mrsarleneday.com or facebook at www.facebook.com/arlene.day or by phone at 646-234-824