12 episodes

Keith, Kate and Renee bring mental health conversations to your home in ways that will make you laugh, make you cry and change the way you see the world.

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Keith, Kate and Renee bring mental health conversations to your home in ways that will make you laugh, make you cry and change the way you see the world.

    E12 Bad hashtags

    E12 Bad hashtags

    The "stages of grief" framework has helped a lot of people understand and discuss what they're experiencing after the death of a friend or family member. It's also caused confusion for those who have felt emotions that don't seem to match with these stages. Keith, Kate and Renee unpack the stages of grief and provide room for all the emotions one might experience after the loss of someone held dear. In the midst, Renee had to create some less-than-flattering hashtags for the podcast. A full transcript will be available at jocogov.org/podcasts. 

    • 35 min
    E11 Peter Piper picked a podcast

    E11 Peter Piper picked a podcast

    It's surprising just how much a good workplace can affect your mental well-being. What happens when a workplace isn't so good? In this episode, Keith and Renee are joined by special guest, Shana Burgess to discuss workplace conflict and mental health. Before they could start talking about such a heavy subject, they had to do some articulation warm-ups. A full transcript will be available at jocogov.org/podcast.

    • 38 min
    E10 Babies now available at Costco

    E10 Babies now available at Costco

    Happy New Year! Keith, Kate and Renee tackle New Year's Resolutions through the lens of goals and treatment plans. What they find is that by celebrating small accomplishments, our overall quality of life improves. Renee also has weird dreams about buying things in bulk. A full transcript will be available at jocogov.org/podcasts.

    • 40 min
    E09 New Year's shrimp & 27 kids

    E09 New Year's shrimp & 27 kids

    The last episode of 2019 is out a bit early! Keith, Kate and Renee push pause on New Year's Resolutions in order to give due diligence to looking to the past. Using mindfulness skills, the hosts reflect on how they've learned, changed and grown in 2019 and look forward to what that means for the future. 

    • 27 min
    E08 What losing your train of thought sounds like

    E08 What losing your train of thought sounds like

    Keith, Kate and Renee are inspired by a teen who encouraged the community to unlearn loneliness when it comes to phone use. They tackle the world of social media with a well-balanced discussion that starts with the importance of knowing yourself. Also, Renee goes completely blank mid-sentence. A transcript will be available on jocogov.org/podcast.

    • 46 min
    E07 Renee rhymes with okay

    E07 Renee rhymes with okay

    Director Tim DeWeese joins the crew as a special guest and promptly proclaims "I'm Renee, and it's okay!" Keith, Kate and Renee invite Tim to talk with them about how community partnerships improve overall mental health for both an individual and a community. Read the full transcript at jocogov.org/podcast.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

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It’s Okay if you’re not okay

I’m biased but you guys are doing a great job. Keep it up!

Milfia ,

Excellent Podcast

Great mix of insight, humor, and vulnerability. Can’t wait to hear more episodes!

CaitlinRF ,

A mental health podcast that’s actually FUN!

Such a breath of fresh air to hear someone talking about mental health in a positive, uplifting way. The hosts clearly love what they do and are passionate about the mission of this podcast and they have a great sense of humor while conveying an important message. Looking forward to many more great episodes!

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