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

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 2018-08-17  1h41m

 2018-08-24  1h32m

episode 35: Paul in Ireland III- Caitlin - Sponsored by BetterHelp

The 29 year-old Dubliner opens up about her struggles with cutting/self-harm, alcohol, anger, learning disability (seeing letters mirrored) & spatial/motor control; also her suicide attempt and it finally expressing her pain despite feeling numb....


 2018-08-31  1h28m

episode 36: Paul in Ireland IV - Emma - Sponsored by BetterHelp

The English architect (and yoga teacher) talks about navigating relationships being bisexual, finding solutions for her lifelong bouts with anxiety, recurrent depressive disorder, abusive partners and bottoming out with a suicide attempt. Older...


 2018-09-07  1h40m

episode 37: Paul in Ireland V - Ex IRA Prisoner Jake MacSiacais - Sponsored by BetterHelp

The former IRA fighter/volunteer shares his people's history, his years of imprisonment & torture by Protestants and the British govt, the responsibility he feels for civilian lives that were taken by his organization, watching fellow prisoner...


 2018-09-14  2h12m

episode 38: Paul in Ireland VI - Terror, Hate & Forgiveness - Sponsored by BetterHelp

Belfast native James Murray shares his story of surviving a terrorist attack, spiraling into drinking and anger then getting sober and finding peace & forgiveness and how he maintains it. He also shares about the benefits of ayahuasca. Older...


 2018-09-21  1h31m

episode 39: Dealing With Hopelessness - AFSP Psychiatrist Dr. Christine Moutier

The psychiatrist and chief medical officer for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention shares insights into dealing with hopelessness both personally and with loved ones. The Suicide Hotline number is 1-800-273-TALK Older episodes can be found...


 2018-09-28  1h51m

episode 40: Mariel Hemingway

The actress, mental health activist and author (Out Came the Sun: Overcoming the Legacy of Mental Illness, Addiction and Suicide in My Family) and granddaughter of writer Ernest Hemingway shares about the him, her family, acting, generational trauma,...


 2018-10-05  1h45m

episode 41: OCD Rituals, Loss & Empathy - Adam Cayton-Holland

The standup, actor and author shares about familial loss, his lifelong OCD rituals, and growing up in a home where the harsh and often brutal realities of the world were discussed with the kids, helping them empathize but also took an emotional toll....


 2018-10-12  1h43m

episode 42: It's Okay To Be Weird - May Wilkerson

The standup & cohost of the "Crazy in Bed" podcast opens up about being an only child & a "weird kid" who couldn't appreciate her uniqueness and desire to belong until college. She shares about her battles with social anxiety, bulimia,...


 2018-10-19  1h48m