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Get into an Imani State Of Mind with psychiatrist Dr. Imani Walker. Every week, she’ll break down mental illness and mental health through pop culture and news and in the process normalize what getting your mind right really looks like.

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Get into an Imani State Of Mind with psychiatrist Dr. Imani Walker. Every week, she’ll break down mental illness and mental health through pop culture and news and in the process normalize what getting your mind right really looks like.

    Taking A Pause

    Taking A Pause

    Imani State Of Mind is taking a short break. While you wait for new episodes, send your mental health questions to askdrimani@gmail.com and check out some of our past episodes (Protect Ya Neck about Wu Tang and my interview with Jemele Hill are two of my favorites.) More updates about the show will drop here and on my instagram: @doctor.imani. 

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    • 48 sec
    Two Bitches On Prozac Are Back

    Two Bitches On Prozac Are Back

    It’s been a full year since Dr. Imani and Kam Law started antidepressants, and they'll tell you the good, the weird, and the sweaty of it all. Plus, American Horror Story: Coven on this week's Pop Culture Diagnosis. Send your mental health questions to askdrimani@gmail.com or call 424-235-0064‬.

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    • 47 min
    Anxiety? I Got It From My Mama w/ Nichole Perkins

    Anxiety? I Got It From My Mama w/ Nichole Perkins

    Dr. Imani and Kam Law go deep with writer and host of the podcast This Is Good For You Nichole Perkins (@tnwhiskeywoman). Nichole says talking to her mom about their shared anxiety and depression changed their relationship...for the better! Get Nichole's memoir, Sometimes I Trip On How Happy We Could Be, this fall. Content warning: This episode discusses suicidal thoughts. If you are having thoughts of suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 (TALK) or visit http://SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources.

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    • 55 min
    They Did WHAT to Meghan Markle??

    They Did WHAT to Meghan Markle??

    Dr. Imani and Kam Law break down Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's interview with Oprah and debunk myths around suicide and toxic relationships. Plus, Pop Culture Diagnosis: Lovecraft Country. Send your mental health questions to askdrimani@gmail.com or call 424-235-0064‬. Content warning: This episode contains discussion of suicide and suicidal thoughts. If you need help, please call the National Suicide Hotline 800-273-8255.

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    • 48 min
    Take Me As I Am

    Take Me As I Am

    Dr. Imani and Kam Law look back at how the GOAT Mary J. Blige has always been real and honest about her addiction and depression over the years, especially in her music. Plus, get ready to get your mental health questions answered on #GetYourMindRight. Send your mental health questions to askdrimani@gmail.com or call 424-235-0064‬.

     

    Content warning: This episode discusses child abuse.

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    • 48 min
    The Kids Are Not Okay

    The Kids Are Not Okay

    How have the kids been coping this year? Not great! The APA says that Gen Z has the worst mental health of any generation. Plus, Dr. Imani and Kam Law answer your questions and #GetYourMindRight. Send your mental health questions to askdrimani@gmail.com or call 424-235-0064‬.

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    • 49 min

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