63 episodes

Anthologies of Hope is a show about journeys taken, battles won, and pain endured. But ultimately, it’s about why we are still here. Join host Rick Osowski season by season as he dives deep into why we’re all still fighting for better tomorrows, and why we believe they exist. New episodes available Wednesdays. Conversations Cafe produced, in partnership, with Hope for the Day.

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    • Mental Health
    • 5.0, 7 Ratings

Anthologies of Hope is a show about journeys taken, battles won, and pain endured. But ultimately, it’s about why we are still here. Join host Rick Osowski season by season as he dives deep into why we’re all still fighting for better tomorrows, and why we believe they exist. New episodes available Wednesdays. Conversations Cafe produced, in partnership, with Hope for the Day.

    Conversations Cafe: Where Do We Go From Here?

    Conversations Cafe: Where Do We Go From Here?

    Following the death of George Floyd, and the largest organized civil rights protests in United States history, Carl Evans, Hope for the Day's Senior Director of Operations, leads a discussion this week on systemic racism, the possible next steps needed as individuals and communities to confront it, and the overall impact to your mental health (both as an individual and as a community member). Please join us for this much needed conversation, and continue to fight for justice for our black friends, families, and community members.

    Conversations Cafe is (usually) a monthly live podcast recording at Sip of Hope Coffee Bar featuring education and open forum dialogue on the intersections of Mental Health within our communities. This education programming is brought to you by Hope for the Day with support from our partners in prevention, The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention of Illinois, Banyan Treatment Center, and Janssen.

    Join the conversation. We are in this together.

    • 54 min
    Conversations Cafe: 86 The Silence - Peervention for the Food & Beverage Industry

    Conversations Cafe: 86 The Silence - Peervention for the Food & Beverage Industry

    This week's episode brings us the official launch announcement of 86 The Silence! Hope for the Day's Project 86 The Silence is the targeted Peervention program for the Food & Beverage Industry. This episode coincides with the public announcement of 86 The Silence and features a panel of Hope for the Day's Surrogates and Agents of Impact that have put in time and energy alongside us, designing mental health education and outreach programming specifically for the food & beverage industry.

    Guests this week include Trevor Rose-Hamblin, Head Brewer & Co-Founder of Old Irving Brewing Co.; Jeannine Wise, Culinary Assistant to Chef Rick Bayless with Frontera Restaurants, Impact Culinary Training; Joel Frieders, Hopsmash, HFTD Public Policy Director; David Bacso, Chef; Danielle Snow, Pastry Chef at Bad Hunter; and Alexa Faia, Sous Chef at Boleo.

    Conversations Cafe is (usually) a monthly live podcast recording at Sip of Hope Coffee Bar featuring education and open forum dialogue on the intersections of Mental Health within our communities. This education programming is brought to you by Hope for the Day with support from our partners in prevention, The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention of Illinois, Banyan Treatment Center, and Janssen.

    Join the conversation. We are in this together.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Conversations Cafe: Project R.E.D. Team - Peervention for Military & First Responder Communities

    Conversations Cafe: Project R.E.D. Team - Peervention for Military & First Responder Communities

    This week's episode brings us the official launch announcement of Project R.E.D Team! Hope for the Day's Project R.E.D. Team is focused on mental health challenges for those who commit their lives to the safety and health of the community. It is Hope For The Day’s mental health education and outreach program, designed by peers from the military, first responders, law enforcement, health and their families.

    R.E.D. is an acronym Hope for the Day has appropriated to stand for...

    Reminding Everyone Deployed…

    IT’S OK NOT TO BE OK.

    Guests this week include Ryan Shannon, Director of Project R.E.D. Team, Navy Veteran, & Parent; Josh Taylor, Project R.E.D. Team Champion, Air Force Veteran, & Parent; Frank Reichert, Project R.E.D. Team Champion, Navy Veteran, & Parent; Alia Reichert, Project R.E.D. Team Champion, Spouse & Sibling of Veterans, & Parent; Kris Lundgren, Project R.E.D. Team Champion, Teacher, & Parent.

    Conversations Cafe is (usually) a monthly live podcast recording at Sip of Hope Coffee Bar featuring education and open forum dialogue on the intersections of Mental Health within our communities. This education programming is brought to you by Hope for the Day with support from our partners in prevention, The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention of Illinois, Banyan Treatment Center, and Janssen.

    Join the conversation. We are in this together.

    • 1 hr 57 min
    Conversations Cafe: Welcome to Mental Health Month

    Conversations Cafe: Welcome to Mental Health Month

    For our first episode of Mental Health Month, this episode features a panel of Hope for the Day's Agents of Impact and staff from both HFTD HQ & Sip of Hope Coffee Bar to discuss practical strategies for being proactive with mental health for ourselves & others we care about within our spheres of influence, including a preview of HFTD's programming variants. Guests this week include Michelle Piraino, MSW & Barista at Sip of Hope; Joel Frieders, HFTD's Director of Public Policy, 86 The Silence Champion, Alderman, & father; Ryan Shannon, HFTD's Director of Project R.E.D. Team, Navy Veteran, & father; David Bacso, Agent of Impact & 86 The Silence Champion; and Jeannine Wise, Impact Culinary Training - Education and Training Director, Rick Bayless Culinary and Research Assistant, and 86 The Silence Champion.

    Conversations Cafe is (usually) a monthly live podcast recording at Sip of Hope Coffee Bar featuring education and open forum dialogue on the intersections of Mental Health within our communities. This education programming is brought to you by Hope for the Day with support from our partners in prevention, The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention of Illinois, Banyan Treatment Center, and Janssen.

    Join the conversation. We are in this together.

    • 1 hr 43 min
    Conversations Cafe: Understanding Dual Diagnosis

    Conversations Cafe: Understanding Dual Diagnosis

    Recorded on the eve of May, and the beginning of Mental Health Month, this episode focuses on understanding dual diagnosis and its intersection with mental health. Guests this week include Hope for the Day Agents of Impact Marlo Reyes, host of Caguamas & Dramas, and Hilary Kniss, as well as special guests Mike Vinopal, musician and Hope for the Day's Director of Education; Erin Dunbar, Sip of Hope Coffee Bar barista; Amanda Osowski, founder/owner of Heartfelt Beginnings - Infertility, Antenatal, and Postpartum Doula Services; and Rick Osowski, Hope for the Day Surrogate and founder/host of Anthologies of Hope.

    Conversations Cafe is (usually) a monthly live podcast recording at Sip of Hope Coffee Bar featuring education and open forum dialogue on the intersections of Mental Health within our communities. This education programming is brought to you by Hope for the Day with support from our partners in prevention, The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention of Illinois, Banyan Treatment Center, and Janssen.

    Join the conversation. We are in this together.

    • 1 hr 55 min
    Conversations Cafe: Ask Us Anything (Coping with Collective Trauma)

    Conversations Cafe: Ask Us Anything (Coping with Collective Trauma)

    This week's episode features a panel of Hope for the Day's community of mental health professionals, along with members of the Conversations Cafe production team, answering questions submitted by the community. Guests this week include Claudio Rivera, Psychologist at Lurie Children's Center for Childhood Resilience; Latania J. Franklin, Therapist at Sista Afya Community Mental Wellness; Christina Bravo & Kris Lundgren, Hope for the Day Agents of Impact.

    Conversations Cafe is (usually) a monthly live podcast recording at Sip of Hope Coffee Bar featuring education and open forum dialogue on the intersections of Mental Health within our communities. This education programming is brought to you by Hope for the Day with support from our partners in prevention, The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention of Illinois, Banyan Treatment Center, and Janssen.

    Join the conversation. We are in this together.

    • 1 hr 47 min

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