The Crazed podcast shines a light on innovations in mental health and the influencers, disruptors and leaders behind those ideas. Each month we’ll discuss promising new approaches and moving success stories to entertain you and inspire a new way of thinking about mental health issues, and the people that live with them. Stigma around mental health issues has prevented millions of people from accessing care for too long. Join us as we examine issues through a lens of hope and innovation. Find us at crazedpodcast.com and @crazedpodcast on twitter and instagram!
060: Initiating Mental Health Resources for First Responders
We have a very special guest on the pod today, Rhonda Kelly, a dear friend to NMHIC and the Executive Director of the All Clear Foundation and ResponderStrong. Here is a preview of what Matt, Sarah, and Rhonda discuss. Rhonda’s career trajectory and what led her to start ResponderStrong How responders main experience is to the trauma and...
059: A New Way to Quit Smoking: Mindcotine
In this episode, Matt and Sarah chat with Emilio Goldenhersch, CSO of Mindcotine, about their smoking cessation platform. Emilio tells of his world travels and how the idea of Mindcotine came to be. Emilio also shares some of the research behind mindfulness and smoking cessation and tells of exciting next steps for Mindcotine.
058: Broadening the Conversation on Firearm Suicide: Emmy Betz
Marian (Emmy) Betz, MD, MPH is an emergency physician at the University of Colorado and also conducts research in injury epidemiology and prevention. She joins the podcast to discuss her unique role in working with the gun community for suicide prevention and firearm injury prevention. She also leads the Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative on the...
057: Practical Tips for Improving the World
For this episode, Matt and Sarah speak with Brooke Jones of the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation, about the tremendous benefit we can all enjoy from…. just being kind. Take a listen, take notes, then go out and make the world a better place!
056: What do Beatboxing, Gastroenterology and VR Have in Common? Brennan Spiegel
Matt has a chat with Brennan Speigel, Director of Health Services Research at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. Brennan is an expert in the application of therapeutic VR, and the author of the book VRx: How Virtual Therapeutics will Revolutionize Medicine – and that’s the main topic of conversation on today’s episode! There is –...
055: A History of the Avielle Foundation
Matt and Debbie speak with Jenn Hensel and Urvi Sanghvi, founding members of the Avielle Foundation, an organization that began in the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
Every word resonated with me. Second year psych resident who believes VR will change the world. Seemed to receive the same push back about emerging tech for therapeutic intervention. Hopefully I’ll link up with Drs Shah and Demko along the path towards this brighter mental health future.
Mental health as a whole
This podcast touches every aspect of the broad range of Mental Health and it’s system. From prisons, addiction, technology, experts in the field and young adult to elderly issues. The host and every guest are so full of knowledge, it is always engaging.
Mental Health x Technology
Great cast for keeping current on the intersection of tech and mental health care. Energetic yet thoughtful conversations, well worth the listen.