Mental Illness Happy Hour

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episode 38: #558 Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity - Olachi Tiffany Etoh


Writer and mental health advocate, Olachi Tiffany Etoh, shares her experience living with bipolar and how an episode of psychosis landed her in jail. She talks about archaic mental health laws and her struggle with release from a state institution. More About Olachi Website: olachitiffany.com Twitter: @OlachiTiffany You can also find more resources at your local NAMI chapter. But Olachi is most affiliated with NAMIChicago, a wonderful organization creating real change...


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episode 37: #557 Ex-NFL Player Joe Barksdale


Musician, producer, and comedian Joe Barksdale @JBDale72  joins Paul to share his experiences with autism, abuse, and intergenerational trauma in the Black community. He also dives into his experience as a pro athlete and how he manages his own mental health. Follow Joe on IG @JBDale72 His FB is at https://www.facebook.com/JBdale72/ More info and links at https://linktr.ee/jbdale72   Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling...


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episode 36: #556 Sharing Anonymously - Jo Aggarwal


Jo shares about Wysa, the app she developed (which was featured on Google Play as Best App of 2020) that helps people share their feelings anonymously...


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episode 35: #555 Family Schizophrenia - Paolina Milana


Born to Sicilian parents, she opens up about her childhood secrets; her mother’s and sister’s battles with Schizophrenia and the policeman who groomed and violated her when she was 13.   More About Paolina: MadnessToMagic.com  I'm with Crazy: A Love Story Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/madness2magic/id1447839094  Journey On! Check out all of Paolina's books here...


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episode 34: #554 Don Morgan


Don Morgan, an Emmy award winning cinematographer and Paul's long-time friend, shares his experiences with being stuck in a foreign prison at 13 years old, overcoming alcohol addiction, and navigating life with severe learning disabilities. For more about Don:  http://www.donaldmmorganasc.com/index.html Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling.  To get a free week go to www.BetterHelp.com/mental  Must be 18...


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 2021-08-27  1h57m
 
 

episode 33: #553 VeryWell Mind's LCSW Amy Morin


Amy Morin is an author, a therapist (LCSW), and the Editor-in-Chief of the popular mental health website Verywell Mind. Be sure to check out her new book 13 Things Strong Kids Do: Think Big, Feel Good, Act Brave More About Amy: AmyMorinLCSW.com Verywell Mind Podcast - https://www.verywellmind.com/the-verywell-mind-podcast-with-amy-morin-5115289 Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/amymorinauthor/ Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling...


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 2021-08-20  1h48m
 
 

episode 32: #552 Anorexia & Self Harm - Jesse Mangan


Listener and podcaster Jesse Mangan opens up about his struggles with anorexia, exercise addiction, self-harm, and a suicide attempt at the age of eight. Check out Jesse’s podcast about involuntary psych ward stays Committable at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/committable/id1548356887  He also recently started a family friendly podcast called Super Questions which can be found here https://superquestionsthepodcast.podbean...


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 2021-08-13  1h56m
 
 

episode 31: #551 Grace Miceli - How to Deal


Illustrator and author Grace Miceli aka @ArtBabyGirl talks about what she’s learned so far--including why stuffing down your emotions never actually works, why communicating your feelings is key, and why conflict is healthy. Check out her new book How to Deal. Website www.GraceMiceli.com Follow her @ArtBabyGirl Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling.  To get a free week go to www.BetterHelp.com/mental  Must be 18...


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 2021-08-06  1h52m
 
 

episode 30: #550 Best Of - Kathryn Hahn


Originally aired in our first year (2011). You know her from films such as Anchorman, Step Brothers, How Do You Know and A Lot Like Love. Funny, nice and self-deprecating, @KathrynHahnoffical opens up to Paul about her difficulty in saying what she means and asking for what she wants.   Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling.  To get a free week go to www.BetterHelp.com/mental  Must be 18...


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 2021-07-30  1h28m
 
 

episode 29: #549 Best Of - Danielle Koenig


From 2011, Paul and Danielle @DanielleBKoenig talk about the desire to minimize painful memories, feeling like we’re not enough, writing for Joan Rivers, suicide and the lasting feeling of humiliation. And believe it or not, there’s laughter! Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling.  To get a free week go to www.BetterHelp.com/mental  Must be 18.  For those under 18 you will be redirected to or can go directly to TeenCounseling at  www.teencounseling...


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 2021-07-23  1h32m