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Every month on the 15th we are banning together with other organizations, parents, families, kids, grandparents, businessess, religions, etc, to have one voice around the no movement.
This is a plague that is destroying many lives and families. The Science is starting to stack up for the no movement.
We will have a few organizations on along with discussion of passions around this movement and discussing articles and statistics. We will be live so would love the audience to call in and ask questions.
Linda Naomi Katz was raised as a modern orthodox Jew, where mental illness became a factor throughout her life. It had started with her mother when she was in the fifth grade. Her mother had suffered a nervous breakdown and was diagnosed with acute depression. This gave Linda and her family a huge amount of stress. As she was growing up into adulthood, her mother's illness affected her in ways that she too would become a depressed person. Linda had difficulties making friends, developing positive relationships, and maintaining employment. After she graduated college, she also suffered from a mental illness and was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
Through the years she was faced with challenges that were difficult to overcome, but worked hard to achieve recovery. As part of her recovery from mental illness, she became active and volunteered for a variety of mental health organizations. Linda became a member of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness or formerly called National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) and published articles about her life in New York City Voices, a newspaper for people with mental illness to share their personal recovery stories. Both of these agencies helped fight against stigma and other issues pertaining to mental illness. Soon after, Linda found employment working for agencies that help others with mental illness reach their goals and dreams. Today, Linda is happily married, an author who has published a book titled Surviving Mental Illness, My Story which won a Silver Medal Award by Readers Favorite for best non-fiction/autobiography and came in First Place and won the Life Journeys Award for best memoir/biography from Readers Views. Through this book she describes all of her challenges that she dealt with while having a mental illness and how she found her way back towards establishing a wellness by staying mentally and physically strong.
This episode is devoted to Black People's Mental Health.
I have seen facebook statuses from female Chicago rapper #LSTREETZ
as well as our friends and family grapple with Mental Health.
@CasmirPatterson @SunshinesFuckingOpinion on #BlackMentalHealth
Call in to listen or speak up and show your support by sharing your opinion!
Psychotropic drugs have been well-documented to produce an array of unpleasant, sometimes health-threatening side effects. In fact, drugs administered to combat conditions such as bi-polar disorder, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, ADHD, and other conditions, have been linked to suicide, violence, and substance abuse.
Teresa's guest, Dr. Mark Millar (DC) shares the story of how he learned about the potential of a common mineral, lithium orotate, and its' ability to more safely and less expensively treat mental conditions.
Millar's discoveries about the high toxicity and potentially devastating side effects of commonly prescribed psychotropic drugs caused him to search for healthier alternatives.
File under: #lithiumorotate, #lithium, using lithium to heal post traumatic stress disorder, #mentalhealth, #mentalillness, lithium orotate, natural healing, ADHD, bi-polar
Dr. Peace Amadi (Psy.D) leverages her intellect, mental health expertise, colorful personality, innovative thinking, personal style, and creative appetite to bring out the best in the people around her. With the gift of vision, palpable compassion, and razor sharp instincts for strategy, she is a catalyst for purpose-finding and personal transformation in the lives of future world changers.
Equipped with a doctorate in psychology (Psy.D) from Azusa Pacific University and BA in psychology from UCLA, Peace is a mental and emotional health expert, apsychology professor.
We talk to Peace about mental halth issues, how do we look after our mental health, what do we have to be aware of? Are there particular issues that we need to be aware of as a person of colour?
As the summer draws to a close, the anticipation of a new school year gains momentum as children, parents, teachers, and communities prepare for the official first day.
Much like the preparation that one undergoes in buying new school supplies, materials, and clothing, we must also ensure that we (as parents, caregivers, and educators) work to prepare children for the new school year by openly talking about the possible challenges that one may face.
One of the biggest problems and stigmas that individuals with cleft and/or craniofacial anomalies deal with is name-calling, bullying and flat-out abuse from other people. While each of these issues is worth talking about individually, collectively they can cause the receiver of these taunts to suffer mental abuse. This week's "CleftCast" begins a long series of podcasts focusing on what could be called "taboo" subjects ... the ones that no one wants to talk about openly. Host Joe Rutland offers insights and observations around mental abuse, how he has seen it affect himself and others, and what potential solutions are available. NOTE: It should be understood very clearly that Rutland is not a mental health professional, counselor or physician in the field of mental abuse. If you or anyone listening to this podcast needs help and support, then Rutland encourages you to seek help immediately in your area. #mentalhealth #cleftlip #cleftpalate #craniofacial #mentalabuse #abuse
GUN Control are laws or policies that regulate the manufacture, sale, transfer, possession, modification, or use of firearms. They vary greatly around the world, but the big question is will the gun control laws we have in place now really stop the violence? Or is this more of a mental issue? Join us this Tuesday as we talk to experts and go deep into this topic. To talk or listen to host call (646)595-2490 or Vist us @www.realtalkrobert.com
STRESS seems unavoidable in our daily life. CHANGE is also part of life and sudden change due to Divorce, death, job loss and chronic illness can spike intense stress that can seem impossible to manage. Stress, if left unchecked and improperly managed, can make efforts to adjust to sudden change more difficult. Join Melissa as she talks with therapist Gony Halevi on how we can better manage stress when sudden change strikes.
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Author Lisa Sparrow| she'll be discussing her novel "His Eye Is On The Sparrow" on "A Touch of Grace," Monday, March 3rd, 2014 at 1:30PM.
About The Book
Lisa Sparrow has never felt loved or wanted. Born into a family that she never quite fit into, her childhood was spent alternating between the foster care system and various mental health institutions. How could the very people charged to protect her make her feel so worthless?
From the agony of multiple miscarriages to the pain of never feeling love from anyone, Lisa Y.
Sparrow reveals the most intimate of details of her life in the hopes that someone is freed from their own prison of mental illness.
About The Author
Newcomer Lisa Sparrow has endured more pain and loss in her life than anyone should be expected to. With her first book, His Eye Is on the Sparrow, she reveals the challenges she has faced in stunning detail. Lisa has learned the hard way that if you stay where you are in life, you’ll never reach your full potential. Her journey to self-love and acceptance has been a hard fought battle and one she is led by God to share with her readers. Lisa is a divorced mother of two wonderful children, Lauren and Leon, and currently lives in Columbus, Ohio. She currently works as clerical support for a local lighting company. With His Eye Is on the Sparrow, Lisa hopes to shed some light on the subject of mental illness in this country and the process of although this is Lisa’s first project, it certainly will not be her last. She is currently working on her second book, scheduled to be released in 2014.
ANNE MARIE ALBANO, PH.D., ABPP
Director, Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders, (CUCARD)
Columbia University Medical Center
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry, Dept. of Psychiatry, Columbia University
James Hambrick, Ph.D
Clinician, Group Therapy Coordinator
Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders, Department of Child Psychiatry
How to spot it and help your teen!
This is more than shyness and much more debilitating in causing a teenager to not to go around with friends, and not to be comfortable in school, to avoid things that teen between 12 and 17 should be doing. Dr. Albano and Dr. Hambrick will be talking about what makes social anxiety a particularly challenging issue during the teenage years.
Contact Information for CUCARD
To listen to any of our previous archived episodes on topics such as child and adolescent mental health, OCD, eating disorders or substance abuse, please go to blogtalkradio.com/columbiapsychiatrynyspi
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