12 episodes

Each episode is a new story with new characters that covers a different mental illness. Each episode will also feature interviews with various experts in the field of mental health discussing that episode's illness in greater detail. Original music by Real Blue Heartache Kids.

Heavy Head Tanner Hinds

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

Each episode is a new story with new characters that covers a different mental illness. Each episode will also feature interviews with various experts in the field of mental health discussing that episode's illness in greater detail. Original music by Real Blue Heartache Kids.

    Season Three Trailer

    Season Three Trailer

    Heavy Head Season Three Trailer.

    Excited & proud to announce the return of Heavy Head Podcast for its third & final season beginning New Years Day 2023.

    Instead of focusing on individual mental health conditions, this last season we will attempt to answer two big questions. Where does stigma come from & how has our perception of what constitutes a mental illness changed over time?

    To answer this question, we will look at six historical events in my home country of the United States where people were discriminated against, persecuted, or killed for the way they looked, felt, or behaved.

    EP 1: “Our First American Kin.” (Jan 1) The white, European colonization of America & resulting genocide of the indigenous populations that lived here.

    EP 2: “Witchcraft In The Whispers.” (Feb 1) The Salem Witch Trails of 1692.

    EP 3: “A Fruit For The Crows To Pluck.” (March 1) The lynching of African Americans in 19th & 20th centuries.

    EP 4: “If You Tolerate This Then Your Children Will be Next.” (April 1) The forced internment of Japanese Americans during WWII.

    EP 5: “Are They Supposed To Be As Sick As You And Me?” (May 1) The medical experimentations on institutionalized persons of the mid 20th century.

    EP 6: “Lovers In A Dangerous Time.” (June 1) The story of MLB’s first openly gay player, Glenn Burke & the H.I.V/A.I.D.S crisis of the 80’s/90’s.

    Catch up on the first two seasons now.

    The award-winning Heavy Head Podcast returns for its farewell season beginning Sunday January 1, 2023.

    • 1 min
    Hello In There.

    Hello In There.

    Follow Loretta Prine and her family as she slips deeper and deeper into Alzheimer’s disease. Featuring an interview with Dr. Geetha Dhatreecharan.

    Heavy Head season two episode five, ”Hello In There.” is written and produced by Tanner Hinds.

    - Loretta Prine voiced by Allison Murcia

    - John Prine voiced by Leo Murcia

    - Linda voiced by Gretchen Cox

    - Doctor voiced by Logan Lautzenheiser

    - David/Joe voiced by Tanner Hinds

    - Narration/Art Design by Evan Verrilli

    Thank you to Dr. Geetha Dhatreecharan for taking the time to speak with us. For more information on Alzheimer’s disease, please visit the Alzheimer’s Association’s website: https://www.alz.org. Support for caregivers: AARP, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, Bright Focus Foundation, Dementia Friendly America

    Iraq War coverage courtesy of CNN.

    Original music by Real Blue Heartache Kids. Their music is available wherever you buy or stream music. Follow Real Blue Heartache Kids on Instagram using the handle: @realblueheartachekids.

    TRIGGER WARNING: This episode contains adult language, situations, and graphic depictions of progressed mental illness, Alzheimer’s disease, drug use, and drug overdose that may be a trigger for some listeners. Listener discretion is advised. If you or a loved one is experiencing a psychiatric emergency and live in the United States, please call 1-800-273-8255 or text HOME to 741741 for free and confidential support 24/7/365 from the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and the Crisis Text Line.

    Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram using the handle: @heavyheadpod. You can also follow creator Tanner Hinds using the handle: @thindscomic. Be sure to subscribe to our official Youtube channel, Heavy Head Podcast. You can email us at heavyheadpod@gmail.com. Please be sure to rate, review, and subscribe to us on iTunes. If you enjoy the show, please share us with a loved one!

    You can support the show by making a monthly monetary pledge when you join our patreon page at https://www.patreon.com/heavyheadpodcast and get access to exclusive content. One time monetary donations can be made to paypal.me/tannerhinds1 or @t-hinds-1 on Venmo. Merchandise is available online at https://heavyhead.bigcartel.com

    • 41 min
    Would I Ever Find Another Friend?

    Would I Ever Find Another Friend?

    Follow Greg as he struggles to control his destructive behavior and personality. Featuring an interview with Dr. Nikki Winchester.

    Heavy Head season two episode four, ”Would I Ever Find Another Friend?” is written and produced by Tanner Hinds.

    - Greg voiced by Justin Maxwell.

    - Charles voiced by Tanner Hinds.

    - Narration/Art Design by Evan Verrilli

    Thank you to Dr. Nikki Winchester for taking the time to speak with us. Learn more about Cincinnati Center for DBT by visiting their website: https://www.cincinnaticenterfordbt.com or call 513-268-8306. For help finding board certified DBT practitioners, visit the DBT-Linehan Board of Certification’s website: https://www.dbt-lbc.org. To Learn more about what to know and ask when looking for adherent DBT providers, click here: https://www.cincinnaticenterfordbt.com/what-is-comprehensive-dbt/

    Original music by Real Blue Heartache Kids. Their music is available wherever you buy or stream music. Follow Real Blue Heartache Kids on Instagram using the handle: @realblueheartachekids.

    TRIGGER WARNING: This episode contains adult language, situations, graphic depictions of progressed mental illness and depictions of domestic abuse, suicidal ideation, self-harm, and references of incest that may be a trigger for some listeners. Listener discretion is advised. If you or a loved one is experiencing a psychiatric emergency and live in the United States, please call 1-800-273-8255 or text HOME to 741741 for free and confidential support 24/7/365 from the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and the Crisis Text Line.

    Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram using the handle: @heavyheadpod. You can also follow creator Tanner Hinds using the handle: @thindscomic. Be sure to subscribe to our official Youtube channel, Heavy Head Podcast. You can email us at heavyheadpod@gmail.com. Please be sure to rate, review, and subscribe to us on iTunes. If you enjoy the show, please share us with a loved one!

    You can support the show by making a monthly monetary pledge when you join our patreon page at https://www.patreon.com/heavyheadpodcast and get access to exclusive content. One time monetary donations can be made to paypal.me/tannerhinds1 or @t-hinds-1 on Venmo. Merchandise is available online at https://heavyhead.bigcartel.com

    • 47 min
    Slide Down Your Throat Like An Antidote.

    Slide Down Your Throat Like An Antidote.

    Follow Marisa Montero as she falls deeper and deeper into her restrictive eating habits. Featuring an interview with Dr. Ann Kearney Cooke.

    Head season two episode three, ”Slide Down Your Throat Like An Antidote.” is written and produced by Tanner Hinds.

    - Marisa Montero voiced by Marisa Feliciano




    - Brian Montero voiced by Eirk Neumann




    - Mom voiced by Annette Shepherd




    - Bully/Lisa voiced by Terra Kavindu




    -Worker voiced by Tanner Hinds




    -Doctor voiced by Matt Hueneman




    - Narration/Art Design by Evan Verrilli




    Thank you to Dr. Ann Kearney Cooke for taking the time to speak with us.




    Learn more about her practice by visiting her website: www.drannkearneycooke.com or call 513-588-9431.




    Montage audio courtesy of R.D.X., The Coca Cola Company, LA Weightloss, Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers, Nutrisystem, Sensa, Lindt Chocolate, Dove Chocolate, Hardee’s, and Devour.




    Original music by Real Blue Heartache Kids. Their music is available wherever you buy or stream music. Follow Real Blue Heartache Kids on Instagram using the handle: @realblueheartachekids.




    TRIGGER WARNING: This episode contains adult language, situations, graphic depictions of progressed mental illness and anorexia nervosa that may be a trigger for some listeners. Listener discretion is advised. If you or a loved one is experiencing a psychiatric emergency and live in the United States, please call 1-800-273-8255 or text HOME to 741741 for free and confidential support 24/7/365 from the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and the Crisis Text Line.





    Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram using the handle: @heavyheadpod. You can also follow creator Tanner Hinds using the handle: @thindscomic. Be sure to subscribe to our official Youtube channel, Heavy Head Podcast. You can email us at heavyheadpod@gmail.com. Please be sure to rate, review, and subscribe to us on iTunes. If you enjoy the show, please share us with a loved one!




    You can support the show by making a monthly monetary pledge when you join our patreon page at https://www.patreon.com/heavyheadpodcast and get access to exclusive content. One time monetary donations can be made to paypal.me/tannerhinds1 or @t-hinds-1 on Venmo. Merchandise is available online at https://heavyhead.bigcartel.com

    • 41 min
    Mama’s First Love.

    Mama’s First Love.

    Follow the Morgan Family as they adjust to their new life as first time parents. Featuring an interview with Dr. Danielle Johnson.

    Heavy Head season two episode two, ”Mama’s First Love.” is written and produced by Tanner Hinds. 

    - OBGYN voiced by Brook Batey-Heim  

    - Megan Morgan voiced by Ossia Dwyer

    - Evan Morgan voiced by Garrett Titlebaum

    - Julia voiced by Julia Saldanha 

    - Narration/Art Design by Evan Verrilli

    Thank you to Dr. Danielle Johnson for taking the time to speak with us.

    Learn more about Lindner Center of Hope by visiting their website: lindnercenterofhope.org or call: 513-536-4673. Learn more about perinatal mental health by visiting the Postpartum Support International’s website: postpartum.net 

    Montage audio courtesy of McGraw Hill, Folgers, The California Milk Processor Board, Saturday Night Live, NBC, Proctor & Gamble, The Walt Disney Company, Huffington Post, Fox Kids, and Sprinkle of Wonder. 

    Original music by Real Blue Heartache Kids. Their music is available wherever you buy or stream music. Follow Real Blue Heartache Kids on Instagram using the handle: @realblueheartachekids. 

    TRIGGER WARNING: This episode contains adult language, situations, graphic depictions of progressed mental illness and depictions of miscarriage, suicidal ideation, and postpartum depression that may be a trigger for some listeners.  Listener discretion is advised. If you or a loved one is experiencing a psychiatric emergency and live in the United States, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 for free and confidential support 24/7/365 or text HOME to 741741 for free and confidential support 24/7/365 from the Crisis Text Line. 

    Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram using the handle: @heavyheadpod. You can also follow creator Tanner Hinds using the handle: @thindscomic. Be sure to subscribe to our official Youtube channel, Heavy Head Podcast. You can email us at heavyheadpod@gmail.com. Please be sure to rate, review, and subscribe to us on iTunes. If you enjoy the show, please share us with a loved one!

    You can support the show by making a monthly monetary pledge when you join our patreon page at https://www.patreon.com/heavyheadpodcast and get access to exclusive content. One time monetary donations can be made to paypal.me/tannerhinds1 or @t-hinds-1 on Venmo. Merchandise is available online at https://heavyhead.bigcartel.com

    • 49 min
    This Magical Thinking.

    This Magical Thinking.

    Follow Frank Bates as he struggles to control his obsessive thoughts and compulsive behavior. Featuring an interview with Dr. Charles Brady.

    Heavy Head season two episode one, ”This Magical Thinking.” is written and produced by Tanner Hinds. 

    - Game Show Host voiced by Mike Hilinski 

    - Tracy Bates voiced by Sarah Noschang

    - Frank Bates voiced by Adam Dill

    - Camille voiced by Tori Conley

    - Kenny Bates voiced by Chris Walker 

    - Teacher voiced by Tanner Hinds

    - Andy Voiced by Luke Fegenbush

    - Narration/Art Design by Evan Verrilli

    Thank you to Dr. Charles Brady for taking the time to speak with us.

    Learn more about Kitsap Peninsula OCD and Anxiety Services by visiting their website: www.kitsapocd.com or call: (360) 234-4623. Learn more about OCD by visiting the International OCD Foundation’s website: www.iocdf.org  

    Original music by Real Blue Heartache Kids. Their music is available wherever you buy or stream music. Follow Real Blue Heartache Kids on Instagram using the handle: @realblueheartachekids. 

    TRIGGER WARNING: This episode contains adult language, situations, graphic depictions of progressed mental illness and depictions of obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors that may be a trigger for some listeners.  Listener discretion is advised. If you or a loved one is experiencing a psychiatric emergency and live in the United States, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 for free and confidential support 24/7/365 or text HOME to 741741 for free and confidential support 24/7/365 from the Crisis Text Line. 

    Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram using the handle: @heavyheadpod. You can also follow creator Tanner Hinds using the handle: @thindscomic. Be sure to subscribe to our official Youtube channel, Heavy Head Podcast. You can email us at heavyheadpod@gmail.com. Please be sure to rate, review, and subscribe to us on iTunes. If you enjoy the show, please share us with a loved one!

    You can support the show by making a monthly monetary pledge when you join our patreon page at https://www.patreon.com/heavyheadpodcast and get access to exclusive content. One time monetary donations can be made to paypal.me/tannerhinds1 or @t-hinds-1 on Venmo. Merchandise is available online at https://heavyhead.bigcartel.com

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

funnyjpb ,

Great concept

This is an outstanding format for presenting information about mental illness Tanner Hinds presents a mini-play illustrating the particular condition being focused on and follows it with a discussion with an expert in the area. It is entertaining and informative. It’s important if you or anyone you know is experiencing symptoms of these illnesses. But it’s also a great way to gain understanding of mental health issues.

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Great podcast for mental health awareness

I really love this podcast, I listened to 3 episodes in one day.

AnthonySeyz ,

Great podcast!

Loved the first episode. Can’t wait for more. We need more podcasts about mental health.

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