Mental Illness Happy Hour

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episode 2: #522 Catie Osborn


Actor, magician, and Shakespeare nerd Catie Osborn @catieosaurus opens up about her ADHD, depression, and living with myoclonus-dystonia. Be sure to check out her new podcast Catie & Erik's Infinite Quest: An ADHD Adventure. More About Our Guest  Actor, magician, and Shakespeare nerd Catie Osborn @catieosaurus opens up about her ADHD, depression, and living with myoclonus-dystonia. Be sure to check out her new podcast Catie & Erik's Infinite Quest: An ADHD Adventure...


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   1h35m
 
 

episode 1: #521 Tim Minchin


Musician and comedian Tim Minchin, @TimMinchin, talks with Paul about his new, debut studio album "Apart Together". They also dive into the journey that brought Tim to where he is today and discuss what it's like to live in the melancholy. More About Our Guest  Follow Tim @TimMinchin 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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   1h19m
 
 

episode 52: #520 Best Of - Jessie Perez


The former East L.A. gang member has been dodging bullets for years – sometimes literally sometimes figuratively. Though he walked away from his criminal ways years ago, he opens up about the mindset that made that life seem like a good choice, the high that comes from being shot at, dealing with tragedy, finding God and what it felt like to be a Chicano in 1970’s Los Angeles. Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling.  To get a free week go to www...


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   1h20m
 
 

episode 52: #519 Best Of - Nikki Glaser


From 2012. The standup comedian opens up about hitting bottom with anorexia as a teen, only to discover ten years later, her food issues haven’t disappeared.  She and Paul talk about self-medicating and caring too much about what other people think. 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...


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 2020-12-25  1h21m
 
 

episode 51: #518 Gabby Lamb


Comedian and actress Gabby Lamb sits down with Paul to talk about intimacy issues, shame, and facing your demons. She also opens up about her struggles with anxiety and how life recently led her down the path of sobriety. More About Our Guest  Follow Gabby on Twitter @GabbyALamby Follow her on IG @GabbyLamby Check out her YouTube videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlQE-2txHpk&feature=youtu.be Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling...


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 2020-12-18  1h37m
 
 

episode 50: #517 Compulsive Sexual Behavior - Dr Jess Levith


Sex therapist and Paul’s longtime friend, Jess Levith, helps unpack the sexual shame that we can sometimes feel and offers tips on how to be present and feel "in your body". More about Dr. Jess Levith web site jessicalevith.com Twitter  @jesslevithmft Medium (the writing blog)  https://medium.com/@jesslevithmft 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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 2020-12-11  1h31m
 
 

episode 49: #516 Rich - Relationship Drama


Paul's support group friend shares about his history of struggling to find healthy partners especially his most recent which involved out of control behavior and gaslighting on her part. The link mentioned to the Jordan Harbinger Show can be found here 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...


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 2020-12-04  2h4m
 
 

episode 48: #515 Best of - Dwayne Perkins


 Dwayne @funnyDP was born to a fifteen year-old mother in the projects of Brooklyn and he was a fighter.   Strong-willed, rebellious and intelligent, he eventually harnessed his temper so it could work in his favor.  He sheds light on his statement “I lived my life to prove I wasn’t a mistake.” This episode originally aired in 2012.  Dwayne’s standup has appeared on Conan, Comedy Central Presents and the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.  Dwayne’s blog can be read at www.averyfunnyblog...


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 2020-11-27  1h25m
 
 

episode 47: #514 Mara Wilson Returns


Author and actress Mara Wilson @MaraWilson talks about her recent struggles with chronic illness as well as managing her OCD and anxiety. She also answers audience questions and chats with Paul about projects she has in the works. Follow Mara on Twitter and IG @MaraWilson 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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 2020-11-19  1h8m
 
 

episode 46: #513 Melinda Hill


Comedian, writer, actress, & podcaster (Let's Process This) Melinda Hill @RealMelindaHill talks about growing up with a parent with untreated bipolar, always being the new kid at school (she moved 21 times) working through unhealthy coping mechanisms, and coming out the other side of it all by getting help. Be sure to visit melindahill.com to see her various projects and check out her new standup special "Inappropriate"...


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 2020-11-13  1h25m