Alice R.L. takes on a deep discussion on mental health, suicide, and self-harm. Please take care when listening and remember to keep on loving yourself.
Having good mental health, is just as important as having good physical health. Executive Director Ian de Stains goes into depth on the topic of mental health, and how the non-profit organization, TELL, helps with many people with mental illness, or just need a safe place to go and talk.
In 2009, while dealing with undiagnosed postpartum depression, Becky Castle Miller experienced an emotional breakdown. She battled Major Depressive Disorder for two years. She wants to invite people into the experience of mental illness to help reduce the stigma surrounding public discussions of mental health. In January, she will be (re)launching an online magazine about women's mental and emotional health.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 4, 2015.
Joe Hartsoe discusses erasing the stigma of mental health so that real conversations can happen
"It's no surprise that there's a stigma around mental illness. Things are starting to change, but they need to change quicker."
Everyday thousands of people struggle to achieve what they feel is their definition of normal. Quinn Ohler is a member of Mental Rescue, a group of like-minded individuals bringing light to the shadows of mental health, by promoting physical and mental well-being.
Mike Turner is an academic psychiatry trainee working in Royal Cornhill Hospital. His week is split between four days of clinical work and one day of research. His speaks about the research project he is currently involved in which uses the tracking of eye movements as a tool to diagnose mental illness.
“It might surprise you that Abraham Lincoln, when he was the President of the United States, suffered from clinical depression. He suffered for the duration of his life, and at the time they considered that a character flaw.”
Mark Korthuis examines the history of mental health—where we've been, where we are now, and why the mental health landscape will look drastically different over the next 150 years.