32 episodes

A podcast dedicated to encouraging and educating those with mental health concerns and their supporters. We cover any and all topics that have to do with mental illness and the loneliness that too often ensues. Whether it is from stigma, misinformation, or plain old ignorance, people with mental illnesses rarely feel fully understood or accepted. This podcast will encourage you that you are, in fact, not alone. Join us in creating a community of people who fight this lonely battle together.

To Know We Are Not Alone Tim Blue

    • Christianity

A podcast dedicated to encouraging and educating those with mental health concerns and their supporters. We cover any and all topics that have to do with mental illness and the loneliness that too often ensues. Whether it is from stigma, misinformation, or plain old ignorance, people with mental illnesses rarely feel fully understood or accepted. This podcast will encourage you that you are, in fact, not alone. Join us in creating a community of people who fight this lonely battle together.

    Tim Talks with Teens about Mental Illness

    Tim Talks with Teens about Mental Illness

    This episode is taken from a recent talk Tim gave to a youth group of 6th-12th graders. It could be helpful both to other teenagers and to parents of teens who want to know how to talk to their kids.

    • 42 min
    Holistic Medicine and Mental Health

    Holistic Medicine and Mental Health

    Join Tim and trained Naturopathic doctor, Veaney McIrvin, for a discussion about where holistic medicine/naturopathic medicine might fit in to your journey toward mental health. Don't worry, there's no preaching here...just two friends talking about possible tools to help you make some progress.Show Notes:https://www.lifeextension.com/Veaney references the vast amount of information on this site. It does look like a supplement sales site, because it is, but dig deeper for a host of great resources. https://aanmc.org/national-associations/American Assn. of Naturopathic Physicians. Many states have a similar organization. Look yours up. Be sure it has the .org attached.Interested in more podcasts on alternative treatments? Check these out from our archives:https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.214/c13.ba9.myftpupload.com/ptsd-cannabis-and-hope-for-healing/https://media.blubrry.com/to_know_we_are_not_alone/content.blubrry.com/to_know_we_are_not_alone/Don_Karp_Final.mp3

    • 1 hr 1 min
    From the Top Part 2: What Doctor Should I See?

    From the Top Part 2: What Doctor Should I See?

    Tim discusses various options for getting started with medical treatment once you’ve decided to go that route. Should you see a psychiatrist, a therapist, an internist, or all of the above? Or none of the above? It can all be so overwhelming, so tune in for a bit of sanity as you try to start the treatment journey.

    • 31 min
    A Pastor’s Take on Mental Illness

    A Pastor’s Take on Mental Illness

    In this episode, I’m talking to my longest time friend, Brad Mauldin. He’s a pastor at… We met when we were 12 at… We went through high school together and worked together after college and we have never been out of touch for any length of time in 30+ years. It’s really amazing for me to think of our history, and I’m so grateful for it.



    Brad and I are going to delve into one of my favorite topics: Religion. Brad’s role at his church has largely been to counsel people who are in need of help for any and all reasons. He’s a trained counselor, and anyone who knows him will tell you he’s among the best listeners on the planet. People just feel safe with him naturally – a great quality in a counselor!



    We are going to discuss the topic of how mental illness is handled in the modern Christian church. We will discuss shame, whether God is good, how God feels about sex outside of marriage, and much more. If you’re curious, the church where Brad works is what I would call a new wave evangelical church. Do’s and don’t’s and rules are less important than a relationship with Jesus that plays out individually, not in the same way for everyone. Check them out at atltrinity.org if you’d like.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    From the Top Part 1: How do I Know if I Have a Mental Illness?

    From the Top Part 1: How do I Know if I Have a Mental Illness?

     

    In this new series of Mindful Minutes called "From the Top", Tim walks through the basics of navigating the early roads of understanding your brain and it's unique chemistry. Everything from understanding how to know if you should see a doctor, to finding the right kind of doctor, to finding the right meds, to managing your illness long-term will be covered in this series. Join us for this short-form series and know that you are not alone, no matter where you are on your journey.

     

    • 22 min
    PTSD, Cannabis, and Hope for Healing

    PTSD, Cannabis, and Hope for Healing

    2019 Survivor contestant, Missy Byrd, is more than just a survivor on

    TV. She's survived a brain tumor while playing college basketball at

    the Air Force Academy; the sudden loss of her father, something she

    barely remembers due to the tumor; PTSD from all the events surrounding

    her long-undiscovered ailment; and yes, even the TV show, Survivor. Tune

    in for a frank discussion about the place of marijuana in treating

    mental and emotional health issues. Or just tune in for Missy's story.

    You won't be sorry!







    Check out Missy here: https://www.cbs.com/shows/survivor/cast/216261/

    • 1 hr 52 min

Customer Reviews

amber.sienna ,

Beautiful

Despite it being an hour long I could not even stop or put my phone down. Explaining and describing everything was so helpful and made me understand myself and other. Also using different people stories and society was amazing.

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