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Leaders in a New Era of Mental Health.

Marjorie Morrison and Patrick Kennedy talk to mental health advocates and activists that are paving the way for a better tomorrow. Listen as we feature the experts you need to be following and hear the stories behind their movements.

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Leaders in a New Era of Mental Health.

Marjorie Morrison and Patrick Kennedy talk to mental health advocates and activists that are paving the way for a better tomorrow. Listen as we feature the experts you need to be following and hear the stories behind their movements.

*This Psych Hub Podcast is for educational purposes only. Visit PsychHub.com to dig deeper and access the world's most comprehensive platform for behavioral health education.
© 2021 Psych Hub, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

    Genes and Mental Health

    Genes and Mental Health

    In this episode of Future of Mental Health, Marjorie Morrison is joined by Dr. Steven Hyman, MD. Dr. Hyman is a mental health and genetics expert. He is leading research into how our genes might be the key to unlocking what mental health challenges people are predisposed to.
     
    “Many forms of mental illness share risk genes. So between bipolar and schizophrenia, there's about 65 to 70 percent sharing of risk genes” - Dr. Steven E. Hyman
     
    Dr. Hyman and Marjorie discuss the biology of the brain and how new research is exploring what different mental health diseases look like on a cellular level. Dr. Hyman also shares his hopes that this research will destigmatize mental health issues and give a visual representation of these issues.
     
    Dr. Hyman is a Distinguished Service Professor and Harald McPike Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology at Harvard University. Dr. Hyman is also a Core Institute Member of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, where he directs the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research. 
     
    From 2001 to 2011, Dr. Hyman served as Provost (chief academic officer) of Harvard University, and from 1996 to 2001, as Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), a component of the US National Institutes of Health. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a member of the National Academy of Medicine. He chairs the Board of Directors of the Charles A. Dana Foundation (NY). 
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    • 46 min
    A Family’s Perspective on Navigating the Mental Health System

    A Family’s Perspective on Navigating the Mental Health System

    In this episode of the Future of Mental Health podcast, Marjorie Morrison is joined by Craig Kramer and his son, Peter Lee-Kramer. Craig and Peter dive into their families experience navigating the mental health system and discuss the challenges they have faced both individually and as a family.
     
     
    “Part of what I hope for everybody is that we can be proactive and not have to respond to tragedy. Because I feel like that's such a common way for families to get into this space” -Peter Lee-Kramer 
     
     
    It is rare for a father and a son to open up about these difficult topics. Craig and Peter  share various communication strategies that can be used to start a conversation about mental health. Craig and Peter also advocate for readily accessible mental health resources. .
     
     
    Craig Kramer is a Mental Health Ambassador and Chair, a leader in the Global Campaign for Mental Health, and actively involved in the Neuroscience External Affairs at Janssen R&D, a Johnson & Johnson company.In this role, Craig leads a Johnson & Johnson team that seeks to transform mental health care globally by raising awareness, reducing stigma, promoting research, improving access, and ensuring better patient outcomes.
     
    Craig has held a variety of positions in global, corporate, and government affairs at Johnson & Johnson. Craig has also worked as a lawyer in the U.S. Congress, in a Washington, D.C., law firm, and in an international human rights organization.
     
     
    Peter Lee-Kramer is a summa cum laude graduate in psychology from Rider University where he received the university’s top academic appointment as an Andrew J. Rider Scholar.  He is pursuing a graduate degree in social work with the aim of becoming a licensed therapist.  He began his undergraduate work at Tufts University, where he led his soccer team to their first NCAA national championship, scored the first goal in the final game, and was named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team.  Yet the stressors of those accomplishments led to his mental health journey and subsequently to his advocacy, which he has pursued on various podcasts, panels, and stages.
     
     
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    Future Of Mental Health is a Psych Hub Podcast and is for educational purposes only. Visit https://psychhub.com to dig deeper and access the world’s most comprehensive platform for behavioral health education.
     
     
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    • 46 min
    Transforming Mental Health Through Politics

    Transforming Mental Health Through Politics

    Bill Smith has had a successful political career working in campaign management, messaging research and communications, and movement building. When a family tragedy occurred, he became aware of the lack of accessible mental health care for children, teenagers, and their families. Bill decided to use his experience in politics to fight for the future of mental health through a coalition called Inseparable. 
     
    “There ought to be no wrong door and no wrong place to talk about mental health and what's going on in your life. If we can create that kind of environment, I am convinced we can get a whole lot of people who will look to the political system and say: We are not doing this right and we are not going to take it anymore. We are going to demand that you fix the things that are broken and that are keeping people from getting the help they need to have a good life.” - Bill Smith
     
    Join Marjorie Morrison and Patrick Kennedy as they discuss how Inseparable and Bill Smith are partnering with leaders and community members to prioritize mental health care in schools. 
     
    Our guest, Bill Smith, is founder and president of Inseparable, and founding partner of Civitas Public Affairs Group, a values-based firm working on some of the most pressing societal challenges of our day. Bill has built his career advancing significant public policy initiatives and winning elections. He led the development of innovative strategies to pass, block, and protect key policy outcomes, while advising a network of donors that strategically invested into targeted campaigns to win the freedom to marry and advance LGBTQ+ equality. Bill has worked extensively as a general consultant, and has built winning campaigns for elected officials, political groups, and non-profit organizations across the country. He currently serves on the boards of End Citizens United and the Reconciling Ministries Network. 
     
    If you enjoy this podcast, be sure to follow or subscribe wherever you are listening, and share the show with your colleagues and friends. You can also subscribe to our YouTube Channel here, https://www.youtube.com/c/PsychHub.
     
    Future Of Mental Health is a Psych Hub Podcast and is for educational purposes only. Visit https://psychhub.com to dig deeper and access the world’s most comprehensive platform for behavioral health education.
     
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    • 46 min
    #62: Psychiatry and Business: Championing for Comprehensive Health Management

    #62: Psychiatry and Business: Championing for Comprehensive Health Management

    It is not common to find a psychiatrist with an MBA, but Gary Gottlieb took it upon himself to diversify his career and become involved in the policy making aspects of healthcare. In this episode, Patrick, Marjorie, and Dr. Gottlieb discuss the history and policies that impact our current healthcare system, as well as what can be done to incentivise providers to improve behavioral healthcare services. 
     
    “I think we can't rest in the circumstances we're in now. We can't rest with people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, who are living in the street or in undignified housing–or being shuttled and waiting in emergency rooms for days for a bed because they're not paid properly. Or because there aren't enough appropriate services in a system that's fragmented and inefficient. That's just not acceptable” -Dr. Gary Gottlieb
     
    There is still a lot to do for mental healthcare to come to the forefront of policy making and to improve our response to support persons with chronic mental health conditions. Dr. Gottlieb also dives into how his geriatric psychiatry practice has had a tremendous impact on his advocacy and how steps we take today could benefit our future brain.
     
    Our guest, Gary Gottlieb, is a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a member of the National Academy of Medicine. From 2015 through June of 2019, he served as CEO of Partners In Health, a global NGO providing a preferential option for the poor in health care in severely resource constrained settings. Gottlieb is an executive partner at health venture firm Flare Capital Partners and a senior advisor at the Albright Stonebridge Group.
     
    If you enjoy this podcast, be sure to follow or subscribe wherever you are listening, and share the show with your colleagues and friends. You can also subscribe to our YouTube Channel here, https://www.youtube.com/c/PsychHub.
     
    Future Of Mental Health is a Psych Hub Podcast and is for educational purposes only. Visit https://psychhub.com to dig deeper and access the world’s most comprehensive platform for behavioral health education.
     
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    • 50 min
    Best of: Lessons from the Frontline of Mental Health in the Military, with Marjorie Morrison

    Best of: Lessons from the Frontline of Mental Health in the Military, with Marjorie Morrison

    This week, we are resharing one of our favorite episodes from this series—one that Psych Hub's own Co-Founder and CEO, Marjorie Morrison, in the hot seat.

    How do warriors cope after the enduring traumas of war? What can we learn from the military about mental health? In the second of three ‘Pillar Episodes’, Patrick J. Kennedy turns the tables on his co-host Marjorie Morrison, to ask her about her past life working with the U.S. Marines.   
     
    “There's a lot of progress that's been made, but it's a really broken system. So I sound like you [Patrick] when I say this, but it comes from mental health and physical health being separated really from the beginning.” -Marjorie Morrison
     
    Marjorie’s focus on supporting members of the military and their communities was first developed in the field, after she spent a year writing and implementing a revolutionary proactive counseling program for the U.S. Marines. After working with 500 Marine drill instructors, her innovative program continued at Camp Pendleton, where she was able to work with  hundreds of Marines to interview and learn from. This implementation research was utilized to create a groundbreaking solution to approach military mental health care. She continued this work as Founder and CEO of PsychArmor Institute, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, committed to bridging the military-civilian divide through free education.
     
    Listen today as Patrick J. Kennedy and Marjorie Morrison discuss ongoing challenges including how the military community is often isolated, the complexity of trauma-related symptoms, mismatched incentives among payors and providers, and important solutions for the future.
     
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    • 37 min
    #61: Mental Health is Having A Moment. How Can We Capitalize on It?

    #61: Mental Health is Having A Moment. How Can We Capitalize on It?

    In this episode of the Future of Mental Health podcast, Marjorie Morrison and Patrick J. Kennedy speak with Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., CEO of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).
     
    “The stigma is tremendous…. And it's no different than, heart disease, or diabetes, or any of the other diseases of our bodies. It's above our shoulders and we need to examine it differently than what we've been doing. And I do think that we're seeing a change in being open and discussing it. And, it's a moment in time and we got to take advantage of it.” - Daniel H. Gillison, Jr.
     
    Dan Gillison brings expertise in non-profit leadership and a passion for advocating for people with mental illness to NAMI. Before coming to NAMI, Dan led the American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF), where he was responsible for strategic planning, personnel management, board communications, oversight of APAF's public education programs and outreach, and formulating strategic alliances and partnerships to further APAF's mission. Prior to APAF, Gillison led County Solutions and Innovation for the National Association of Counties (NACo) where he was instrumental in repositioning the organization's programs to provide expertise in health and human services, justice and public safety. 
     
    Dan also spearheaded the creation of the CEO Alliance for Mental Health in 2020, which represents some of the most vulnerable and diverse populations affected by disparities in the mental health care system. The leadership collective has collaborated to identify and amplify their priorities for creating a future of quality mental health care for all who need it.
      
    If you enjoy this podcast, be sure to follow or subscribe wherever you are listening, and share the show with your colleagues and friends. You can also subscribe to our YouTube Channel here, https://www.youtube.com/c/PsychHub.
     
    Future Of Mental Health is a Psych Hub Podcast and is for educational purposes only. Visit https://psychhub.com to dig deeper and access the world’s most comprehensive platform for behavioral health education.
     
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    • 29 min

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28 Ratings

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