Mental Illness Happy Hour

"A perversely safe place in which he and his guests talk about their fears, addictions and traumatic childhoods." - NY Times "Normalizes what so many others feel but have been too fearful or ashamed to express...remarkable" - Psychology Today "A vital, compassionate gem that fills a desperate and under-addressed need in our society." - Esquire "Gilmartin makes a conscious effort to explore stories that aren’t black and white" - Slate Magazine "Praised by listeners all over the world" - Atlantic Monthly www.mentalpod.com mentalpod@gmail.com

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#575 Connor Franta


Author, artist, and entrepreneur Connor Franta @ConnorFranta sits down with Paul and talks about growing up in a small town, becoming internet famous, and coming out to his mother--along with the rest of the world. Be sure to check out his newest book House Fires.  More about Connor www.ConnorFranta.com https://www.youtube.com/user/ConnorFranta/featured @ConnorFranta Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling. To get 10% off your first month go to www...


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#574 Psychosis & Recovery - Alycia Returns


Paul's friend from his support group, Alycia Schlesinger, shares her experience with an anomalous psychosis and how she's made sense of her trauma by helping to heal others.  Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling. To get 10% off your first month 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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   1h34m
 
 

#573 Art & Trauma - Michael Namkung


Artist, teacher, and Ultimate Frisbee Champion Michael Namkung @MichaelNamkung reflects on what it means to love, to find your own voice, and to work through the pain of your past with art. Be sure to Check out his meditation podcast Raking Light. More About Michael: www.MichaelNamkung.com Check out his podcast Raking Light Follow him @MichaelNamkung www.Facebook.com/MichaelNamkungPage Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling...


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   1h19m
 
 

#572 Best Of - Dave Holmes


This episode with @DaveHolmes was voted a listener favorite in 2012. Some people know Dave from MTV's Wanna Be a VJ contest, where he was runner-up, his podcast Homophilia or his work in Esquire, but few know his calm exterior often masks panic and anxiety. He and Paul bond over being raised Irish Catholic, hosting interstitial t.v. shows and other similarities...


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   1h40m
 
 

#571 Best Of - Laurie Kilmartin


Originally aired in 2012 and voted a listener favorite, @anyLaurie16, The NY Times Bestselling author (of Shitty Mom, and Dead People Suck), tv writer (Conan), standup (finalist on Last Comic Standing) and single Mom talks to Paul about the painful event that derailed her swimming aspirations and defined much of her late teens and twenties, before she eventually sought help...


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   1h31m
 
 

#570 Best Of - Dave Anthony


Voted a listener favorite when it aired in 2012, the comedian, writer and podcaster (The Dollop) talks about being neglected as a child, his self-sabotaging and the out of control anger that almost destroyed his life. More about Dave: www.DaveAnthonyComedy.com Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling. To get 10% off your first month go to www.BetterHelp.com/mental Must be 18...


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 2021-12-17  1h25m
 
 

#569 Best Of - Dr Jessica Zucker #1


Voted as the listener's favorite from the second year of our podcast (2012), Dr. Jessica Zucker graces the show as our first mental health expert and she does not disappoint. We learn helpful tips in finding the right therapist, the benefits of it, and common pitfalls. We discuss her upcoming book about porn stars and what sex means to them. We talk about a listener’s harrowing experience with postpartum depression. And finally, Dr...


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 2021-12-10  1h52m
 
 

#568 Best Of - Eddie Pepitone


People may know Eddie (@EddiePepitone, @EddiePep), from Old School, Bitter Buddha and his hilarious standup special In Ruins. Paul knows Eddie as a friend and fellow performer able to talk about the darkness he grew up with and the crippling angst that still bothers him. Originally aired in 2011. More About Eddie www.EddiePepitone.com www.Twitter.com/EddiePepitone www.Instagram.com/EddiePep www.Facebook...


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 2021-12-03  1h24m
 
 

567 Bipolar Twins Maria & Anna Duke


Twin sisters and hosts of the Bipolar Bicoastal Podcast Anna & Maria Duke (@rhymeswithanna and @themariaduke) talk about childhood and how they each discovered--a year apart--that they are bipolar. They share what the experience as both the diagnosed and the supportive sister are like. More About Anna and Maria www.bipolarbicoastal.libsyn.com/ Patreon: www.patreon.com/bipolarbicoastal Facebook: www.facebook.com/BipolarBicoastal Instagram: www.instagram...


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 2021-11-26  1h30m
 
 

#566 Trauma Surfacing - Andrea Ashley


Andrea Ashley, host of the podcast Adult Child, talks about how she got sober as a teenager and discovered that her childhood was filled with a trauma that she never realized. She also shares the ways she worked on her unhealthy relationships patterns. More about Andrea adultchildpodcast.com www.instagram.com/adultchildpod www.tiktok.com/@adultchildpod https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/adult-child/id1552579027   Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling...


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 2021-11-19  1h42m