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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Introducing Safe For Work - A podcast I dig!


When they asked if I'd be interested in turning you on to this podcast I listened to it and said yes, because it's so well done and needed.  Jobs can get emotional and complicated and this new podcast Safe For Work takes calls about the...


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 2018-03-19  12m
 
 

Introducing Imagined Life


What is it like to be famous before you’re famous? What is it like to walk in the shoes of another person? Each episode of IMAGINED LIFE takes you on an immersive journey into the life of a world-famous person. It’ll be someone you may think you...


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 2018-11-04  5m
 
 

episode 5: The Dark Grip of OCD - Dr. Jenny Yip


She battled OCD as a child but when she gave birth to twins it gripped her again despite being a trained psychologist who specializes in...yes...OCD. A great episode about the power fear, dark thoughts and shame in fueling OCD but also the power of...


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 2018-02-02  1h26m
 
 

episode 6: Female Sex Addiction - Erica Garza


The Salon contributor and author of Getting Off: One Woman's Journey Through Sex and Porn Addiction shares about her sex addiction, which began at age 12 after discovering masturbation as a way of soothing her anxiety and not having to deal with...


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 2018-02-09  1h50m
 
 

episode 7: Horror & Beauty - Witnesses to a Shooting


Paul is joined by two support group friends, Jonathan & Mukunda, to talk about their experience 3 weeks earlier when a shooting victim stumbled into their meeting and began bleeding out at their feet. Jonathan and Mukunda, both sober and...


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 2018-02-16  1h33m
 
 

episode 8: Heartbreak - The Science & Coping - Dr. Guy Winch


The Science & Ways To Cope


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 2018-02-23  1h55m
 
 

episode 9: CC Sheffield - Fame, Money & Abuse


Originally recorded while speaking under the pseudonym "Daisy" to protect her from her abusive ex-fiancee, CC, a successful model, DJ and actress describes the abusive relationship she struggled to leave with a wealthy, powerful and manipulative drug...


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 2018-03-02  1h32m
 
 

episode 10: The Devil & James Bond - Michael Cannan


Paul's support group friend, recovering heroin addict and author shares about his upbringing on the Isle of Mann (UK) and the shame and anxiety he felt about secrets in his family and within himself. He opens up about his psychosis that convinced him...


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 2018-03-09  1h48m
 
 

episode 11: My Brain Hates Me - Jessie Dean Altman


The writer (Lady Parts, The Onion) and dog walker shares about the lifelong battle she has had with her brain and emotions including: Intrusive thoughts, OCD, treatment-resistant depression, procrastination, self-judgment, and anger. She shares how...


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 2018-03-16  1h58m
 
 

episode 12: Workaholism & Anxiety - Jordan Harbinger


Am I My Job?


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 2018-03-23  2h14m