32 episodes

This is a podcast with Chicago Comedian Drew Loryn who sits down with guests who have been in a mental health facility aka a "psych ward."

Mental Illness' such as depression, anxiety, OCD, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, eating disorders, etc are discussed. Other topics include: the physical impact of anxiety, what depression feels like, how mental illness can impact relationships and family, coping with mental illness, and more. Want to get more insight into these topics and discussion? Wondering how somebody can end up in a "psychward" and what it's like? Listen and Watch on Youtube!

This takes place every week at the Laugh Factory in Chicago, IL.

Trigger Warning: The following content may be triggering/disturbing and contains content that might include graphic references to topics such as sexual abuse, self-harm, eating disorders, etc. in the form of a video clip or audio clip.

Follow on Instagram: @doingtimepodcast
Follow Drew on Instagram: @drew.loryn

Doing Time Drew Loryn

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This is a podcast with Chicago Comedian Drew Loryn who sits down with guests who have been in a mental health facility aka a "psych ward."

Mental Illness' such as depression, anxiety, OCD, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, eating disorders, etc are discussed. Other topics include: the physical impact of anxiety, what depression feels like, how mental illness can impact relationships and family, coping with mental illness, and more. Want to get more insight into these topics and discussion? Wondering how somebody can end up in a "psychward" and what it's like? Listen and Watch on Youtube!

This takes place every week at the Laugh Factory in Chicago, IL.

Trigger Warning: The following content may be triggering/disturbing and contains content that might include graphic references to topics such as sexual abuse, self-harm, eating disorders, etc. in the form of a video clip or audio clip.

Follow on Instagram: @doingtimepodcast
Follow Drew on Instagram: @drew.loryn

    Ep 31: Drew and Matt - Isolation

    Ep 31: Drew and Matt - Isolation

    Drew Loryn and Matt Brown sit down and discuss the topic of isolation. They talk about the feelings of isolation during depression and how its both similar and different from forced isolation in quarantine. Matt talks about the most isolating time in his life while he was only 11 years old, and Drew talks about the most isolating time in her life when he was 19 years old.

    Trigger Warning: The following content may contain graphic references to abuse, neglect, violence, eating disorders, and self harm.

    Follow Drew on Instagram: @drew.loryn
    Follow Matt on Instagram: @mattbrowncomic
    Follow Doing Time on Instagram: @doingtimepodcast

    • 30 min
    Ep 30: Sabeen Sadiq - When BPD is All You See

    Ep 30: Sabeen Sadiq - When BPD is All You See

    Drew Loryn and Matt Brown sit down with Chicago Comedian, Actor, and Writer, Sabeen Sadiq. Sabeen talks about her struggles dealing with her brother who has bipolar and borderline personality disorder. She also discusses finding herself through this as she was always labelled as her brothers caretaker. Tune in to discover how Sabeen has worked on distinguishing her own identity from her brothers.

    Trigger Warning: The follow content may contain references to self harm, drugs, violence, mental health disorders, and more.

    Follow Drew on Instagram: @drew.loryn
    Follow Matt on Instagram: @mattbrowncomic
    Follow Sabeen on Instagram: @soybeandip
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    • 52 min
    Ep 29: Haley Epstein - It's Okay Not to Be Okay

    Ep 29: Haley Epstein - It's Okay Not to Be Okay

    Drew Loryn sits down with public speaker and mental health advocate, Haley Epstein. Haley discusses her experience and struggles with depression, anxiety, bipolar, and an eating disorder. She talks about how she went from bottling things in to speaking to hundreds of people about her struggles with mental health. In the end, Haley gives advice to anyone who is having a hard time managing their mental health and what to do about it.

    Trigger Warning: The following content contains references to violence, war, eating disorders, self harm, and more.

    Follow Drew on Instagram: @drew.loryn
    Follow Haley on Instagram: @haaleyepstein
    Follow Haley's Mental Health Instagram: @hay_itsoktonotbeok
    Follow Matt Brown on Instagram: @mattbrowncomic
    Follow Doing Time on Instagram: @doingtimepodcast

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Ep 28: Tj & Gena - Do Past Relationships Affect Future Ones?

    Ep 28: Tj & Gena - Do Past Relationships Affect Future Ones?

    Drew Loryn sits down with TJ and Gena from Menage a Pod podcast; a dating and relationships podcast based in Chicago. Gena discusses how the relationship with her mother has impacted her romantic relationships. She also discusses her relationship with therapy and her journey throughout it. TJ talks about his past traumas throughout his life and how they have impacted his relationships. In the end, he shares his experience of having Covid-19 and the craziness of what happened when he went on the news and shared his story.

    Trigger Warning: the following content may be triggering/disturbing and contains content that might include graphic references to topics such as self-harm, violence, eating disorders, suicide, etc. in the form of a video clip/audio clip.

    Follow Drew on Instagram: @drew.loryn
    Follow Matt Brown on Instagram: @mattbrowncomic
    Follow Gena on Instagram: @genagrish
    Follow TJ on Instagram: @chicagocaferacer
    Follow Doing Time on Intagram: @doingtimepodcast

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Ep 27: Zako Ryan - Battling Anxiety with Action

    Ep 27: Zako Ryan - Battling Anxiety with Action

    Drew Loryn and Matt Brown sit down with Chicago actor and comedian Zako Ryan. They discuss his struggles with anxiety and where they stem from. He tells the story of his traumatic experiences throughout high school and then joining the military. He then discusses how his traumatic experiences contributed to this anxiety and how he now copes with it today.

    Trigger Warning: The following content contains references to violence, eating disorders, self harm, and more.

    Follow Drew on Instagram: @drew.loryn
    Follow Matt Brown on Instagram: @mattbrowncomic
    Follow Zako on Instagram: @zakoryan
    Follow Doing Time Podcast on Instagram: @doingtimepodcast

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Ep 25: Dario Durham - B Positive

    Ep 25: Dario Durham - B Positive

    Drew Loryn and Matt Brown sit down with Chicago comedian and writer Dario Durham and discuss how Dario has overcome many challenges. He talks about how he worked on the struggles of always wanting to people please. He also mentions how this created anxiety and the steps he took to make it better.

    Trigger Warning: The following content may be triggering/disturbing and contains content that might include graphic references to topics such as self-harm, violence, eating disorders, suicide, etc. in the form of a video clip/audio clip.

    Follow Drew on Instagram: @drew.loryn
    Follow Matt Brown on Instagram: @mattbrowncomic
    Follow Dario on Instagram: @dariodcomedy
    Follow Doing Time on Instagram: @doingtimepodcast

    • 1 hr 5 min

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