MENTAL RADIO

MENTAL RADIO

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Covering all the ways there are to recover from mental illness and manage mental health


MENTAL RADIO x VERY APE: Corona Time
Mar 18 • 76 min
I sit down with my friends Sean Dunne and Cass Greener and talk about where we are after the COVID-19 outbreak. Watch their films like American Juggalo, Oxyana, and Florida Man at http://www.veryape.tv
Wrestling With Anxiety: Randy Myers
Feb 27 • 63 min
Ravenous Randy Myers also known as Theo Francon, is the Defy wrestling champion. He has made a name for himself in the wrestling world as a fearless advocate for those with mental health challenges and those exploring their sexuality. www. Photo by…
Depressed While Black: Imade
Feb 20 • 101 min
Imade (ee-MAH-day) is a writer and mental health advocate who founded Depressed While Black. She is a suicide attempt survivor who lives with clinical depression and borderline personality disorder. Imade first developed Depressed While…
All About The Mental Hospital: Jesse Zook Mann
Feb 6 • 77 min
When do we need to go to the hospital? What happens there? How do we pay for it? What can we do to make it easier? Knowing a little bit about getting inpatient psychiatric services can make a big difference in making the experience as stress-free as…
Men’s Healing and Managing Bipolar 2 w/ Jonathan Narmita
Jan 23 • 64 min
Jonathan Narmita is a musician, tattoo artist, and art instructor who manages bipolar 2 disorder. We talk about his journey doing men’s work with the Sacred Sons men’s gatherings. Johnny is at: Mental Health Media Theme song is…
Healing From Benzo Withdrawl w/ Dr. Christy Huff
Jan 7 • 47 min
We talk to Dr. Christy Huff director of the Benzodiazepine Information Coalition about the side effects of benzos, how patients can cope, and how we can change our medical system to give patients informed consent. Dr. Huff’s Links: Mental…
Surviving The Holidays and Shopping Ideas For Depressed Friends w/ Tall Paul Marlow
Dec 19, 2019 • 63 min
Tall Paul “Mr. Vancouver” Marlow is a personal trainer, model, and former draft pick for the Toronto Bluejays. He writes about his experiences coping with depression and PTSD on his on through fitness, nutrition, and self care. You…
Overcoming Childhood Abuse with Michael Unbroken
Dec 7, 2019 • 62 min
Michael Anthony is a childhood abuse survivor and trauma mentor. He helps fellow survivors find healing by changing their perspective from one of hopelessness to one of intention, accountability and progress one day at a time. You can find him at and…
My Journey With EMDR Trauma Therapy: Jesse Zook Mann
Nov 22, 2019 • 40 min
I am often asked about EMDR and how it helped me, so when my Twitter mutual Monica asked me about it, I decided to turn her questions into a podcast! If you have ever wondered what EMDR is and what it’s like from a patient’s perspective, this is the…
Getting Out Alive: Overcoming PTSD w/ Nikki Lynette
Nov 14, 2019 • 63 min
Nikki Lynette is an indie artist whose creative style is equal parts hip hop, alternative, and pop. She fuses mental health activism into her performances and has created a lane for her music that is uniquely her own. She became the first black female…
Heavy Metal Therapy / Managing Mental Illness With Creativity: Nick Cavalier
Nov 7, 2019 • 168 min
“Nick Cavalier is a director of films, commercials, branded content and music videos. A visual and character-focused storyteller, Nick is known for his high production value docu-driven films with poetic hero centered themes.” He also just happens to have…
Hacking Loneliness And Creating Community With Jillian Richardson
Oct 28, 2019 • 89 min
Jillian Richardson is the author of Unlonely Planet, a guide to making friends and building community in the age of isolation and tech overload. She is also the founder of The Joy List, a weekly newsletter on a mission to make the world a little less…
Working Out For Depression/ MDMA Therapy with Tall Paul “Mr. Vancouver” Marlow
Oct 18, 2019 • 80 min
Tall Paul “Mr. Vancouver” Marlow is a personal trainer, model and former draft pick of the Toronto Bluejays. He writes candidly about his experiences with depression and PTSD at his blog, and shares guidance for patients on fitness, nutrition and self…
Psych Med Withdrawl: Chaya Grossberg
Oct 11, 2019 • 120 min
Chaya Grossberg is the author of Freedom From Psychiatric Drugs and is a health consultant for people withdrawing from psychiatric medications. Unfortunately many doctors do not understand how to get patients off psychiatric medication after they begin…
Staying Healthy Online: Aubrey Good
Oct 3, 2019 • 131 min
Aubrey Good is the project coordinator and social media curator of the International Bipolar Foundation. Aubrey curates some of our favorite feeds about mental health, bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety so we decided to have a chat about how to stay…
Therapy Cats: Shauntay Burris
Sep 27, 2019 • 99 min
Shauntay Burris is a breeder of therapy cats for people with PTSD and mood disorders. She specifically breeds sphynx cats because they have an extremely gentle temperament. She started breeding sphynx cats after her therapist prescribed her a therapy…
Dozens of Pills Didn’t Work. My Self Care Plan for Bipolar 2: Jesse Zook Mann
Sep 6, 2019 • 55 min
What do you do after you have tried three dozen psych meds and ECT for bipolar depression and you still don’t get better? You look for any alternative. Thankfully after years of experimentation I found a protocol that works for me. Find more Mental Health…
Surviving Suicide: Mariangela Abeo
Sep 6, 2019 • 84 min
Mariangela Abeo is a photographer and storyteller who is the creator of the project Faces of Fortitude. Faces of Fortitude tells the stories of people touched by suicide by patients with a failed attempt or a family member or friend who lost a loved one.…
Healing Childhood Trauma: Tasha Jackson MFT
Sep 6, 2019 • 72 min
Tasha Jackson MFT is a therapist practicing in San Francisco CA. We talk about the basics of healing childhood trauma, finding a therapist and where to start when exploring to explore different kinds of therapy. Tasha can be found on Twitter…
Healing Depression with Integrative Medicine: Dr. Kim Celmer
Sep 6, 2019 • 73 min
Dr. Kim Celmer is a naturopathic doctor who practices in Seattle Washington. We talk about why a patient struggling with depression might want to consider seeing a naturopathic doctor, and the basics of how to eat as much healthy food as possible, even…