Mental Illness Happy Hour

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episode 19: #486 Dr Shaili Jain - PTSD


Having studied and worked with thousands of people with PTSD from combat, sexual, physical or emotional trauma, the Stanford faculty psychiatrist shares her 20 years of insights on PTSD. Dr. Jain's website is www.DrShailiJainMD.com Her book is called The Unspeakable Mind. 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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 2020-05-08  1h36m
 
 

episode 18: Shame


Paul shares some stories of people battling shame (especially around their bodies) and reads from the Loves, Happy Moments and Awfulsome moments surveys. Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling....


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 2020-05-01  1h1m
 
 

episode 17: Pandemic 4


Paul reads listener experiences around their mental/emotional struggles and victories -some serious some humorous- including the Covid crisis. Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling.  To get...


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 2020-04-24  34m
 
 

episode 16: Being Broke & In Debt - Nathan Rabin


The blogger/author returns to open up about dealing with the strain of being fired, perpetually broke and in debt while trying to provide for his family. More About Our Guest  Check out his podcast Travolta/Cage and buy his books Support Our...


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 2020-04-17  1h27m
 
 

episode 15: Coping w/the Pandemic 3


Another installment of Paul reading anonymous surveys submitted by listeners about their mental and emotional ups and downs during the pandemic as well as things they love. Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online...


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 2020-04-10  48m
 
 

episode 14: Coping and the Pandemic 2


The second installment of listeners sharing their loves, happy and awfulsome moments and struggles during the pandemic via surveys read by Paul. Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling.  To get...


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 2020-04-03  1h3m
 
 

episode 13: Coping in a Pandemic


Listeners share their loves and struggles during the pandemic via surveys read by Paul. Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling.  To get a free week go to   Must be 18. This...


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 2020-03-27  1h2m
 
 

episode 12: Things We Love


Who couldn't use some positive vibes this week? No guest, just things that people love, submitted via the show's Loves Survey. Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling.  To get a free...


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 2020-03-20  47m
 
 

episode 11: Hell's Kitchen Kenny


Paul's support group friend recounts his childhood and teenage years growing up in NYC's Hell's Kitchen and the cycles of violence, addiction, crime and poverty that he is struggling to break. Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored...


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 2020-03-13  1h51m
 
 

episode 10: Ask a Sex Crimes Detective - Don Howell Returns


The retired sex crimes detective and speaker/author answers listener questions about the mentality of serial killers and  sex offenders, the legal system, victim rights and famous cases past and present. For more about Don go to Support Our...


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 2020-03-06  1h58m