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Keeping it real about mental health, mental illness, addiction recovery and the business of behavioral health. Our guests and listeners are from all over the globe and all walks of life. The signature show on Mental Health News Radio Network - the world's first podcast network dedicated to our favorite subject: Mental Health!

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    • 4.8, 205 Ratings

Keeping it real about mental health, mental illness, addiction recovery and the business of behavioral health. Our guests and listeners are from all over the globe and all walks of life. The signature show on Mental Health News Radio Network - the world's first podcast network dedicated to our favorite subject: Mental Health!

    Navajo Nation and Covid-19

    Navajo Nation and Covid-19

    Join Dr. I and Kristin as they talk about how the Coronavirus has impacted American Indian nations. Because information changes so rapidly, we are happy to report that by the time this show airs, the response rate is better (not enough) and the reporting of issues is also expanding.

    Dr. Indelicato (“Dr. I”) is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Suicidologist. She is the program coordinator for a Zero Suicide Initiative grant at a rural hospital on the Navajo Reservation. She instructs medical providers and healthcare professionals in safety planning and risk assessment; crisis debriefing; and, she is an expert consultant to inpatient and outpatient units, mobile health, and the Emergency Department. Dr. I coordinates postvention efforts and outreach services to the Navajo community. She has developed a Loss Survivor Support Group – Talking Circle with Traditional practitioners, a collaborative and innovative support resource for hospital employees. Recently, she has been working on a brief video series to promote appropriate messaging about suicide and suicide prevention.
    Dr. is a recurring guest on KTNN Radio – “The Voice of the Navajo Nation.” She is the creator of Suicide Nation, a podcast on the Mental Health News Radio Network. Dr. I has also appeared in a film by nDigiDreams, a Native women-owned film production that shares the stories of hope and healing of Indigenous people all over the world. The film is part of the Indian Health Service toolkit: Best and Promising Practices for the Implementation of Zero Suicide in Native America.

    The intersection of behavioral health initiatives and public health issues is a primary focus and passion of hers. She has extensive experience working with underserved, marginalized and at-risk populations including homeless, formerly incarcerated adults, adolescents in juvenile justice settings, SMI, LGBTQ+, as well as individuals who have endured severe trauma, neglect and/or abuse. She has also coached interdisciplinary inpatient psychiatric teams to build trauma-informed treatment practices in the milieu.
    During her career, Dr. I has supervised pre-doctoral psychology candidates and taught psychiatric residents evidence-based clinical interventions to treat suicidality, self-harm ideations and behaviors, severe mood and/or psychotic symptoms, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder. She completed a Dialectical Behavioral Treatment (DBT) Certification with Behavioral Tech. Dr. I graduated from Nova Southeastern University with her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology along with a concentration in Long Term Mental Illness.
    Dr. I is a dynamic presenter; she is passionate and warm. She provides a safe space to engage and discuss the complexities of suicide, suicide prevention and related mental health topics in a candid and comprehensible manner. Dr. I balances complex subject matter with exceptional agility; and, easily connects to diverse crowds and settings.

    • 38 min
    Shadowed Soul: Men and Bipolar Disorder with John Spagnoli

    Shadowed Soul: Men and Bipolar Disorder with John Spagnoli

    Join author and new podcaster, John Spagnoli, speaking with Kristin about having Bipolar Disorder and managing his mental health.

    You can listen to his show Shadowed Soul on Mental Health News Radio Network at: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shadowed-soul-podcast/id1513403083

    • 21 min
    Hemp Flower Power: A Healing Aid for Mental Health Struggles

    Hemp Flower Power: A Healing Aid for Mental Health Struggles

    Join new podcaster, Leah Gregg, for a discussion about her new podcast on Mental Health News Radio Network. The Fabuleaf: Hemp Flower Power show will help anyone (not just the scientists) understand why this is a powerful way to aid achieving and maintaining mental health.

    Marijuana and Hemp are two varieties of the same plant species, the Cannabis sativa plant. Since they share the same species name, they’re often lumped into one big family, and there seems to be a lot of confusion around their differences. “fabuleaf hemp flower power” is a podcast that will provide simple yet informative information to provide education on this beautiful plant and the benefits it offers. Join your host Leah Gregg and learn how powerful this plant can be in helping you feel the best you can, naturally!


    • 45 min
    A New Era of Behavioral Health Consulting

    A New Era of Behavioral Health Consulting

    Shelley Samuels joins Kristin to talk about how the field of Behavioral Health has changed and the impact this had made on consulting services.

    Shelley Samuels has 30+ years of experience as a leader in human services and healthcare organizations. Most recently she was COO and Compliance Officer for national organization Juvo Autism and Behavioral Health. Prior to that she was the Chief Program Officer of Easterseals New Jersey while concurrently serving as the COO of Easterseals Solutions an EHR system administration entity for multiple nonprofit organizations. She has an MPA in Public Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Finance from Rutgers University. She completed an Executive Leadership Program at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business and a program at New York University Stern School for Executive Education in Finance and Accounting. Ms. Samuels has secured and managed more than $80 million dollars in grants and contracts such as Projects of National Significance from the US HHS; US Administration on Aging; US Corporation for National and Community Service; SAMHSA; HUD and a federal healthcare insurance education project. Ms. Samuels has served as a management and development consultant for organizations such as federally qualified health centers; medical centers; hospice and health and human services. She has provided consulting on medical legal partnerships and older adult services. Shelley has expertise in fee for service and transition to multiple payment models. Ms. Samuels has made presentations on EHR best practices at multiple conferences and webinars as well as on disability rights, behavioral health homes and access to employment for local and national audiences.


    • 52 min
    A Guide to Raising Your Adult Child on the Autism Spectrum

    A Guide to Raising Your Adult Child on the Autism Spectrum

    Donald Bailey joins Kristin to talk about his new podcast on Mental Health News Radio Network, Your Legacy of Care, and their journey raising a son with Autism.

    Donald is a lifelong South Carolinian, Donald began his career in the insurance industry with a focus on financial planning. After working as a financial planner for E. F. Hutton, he founded Donald Bailey & Associates in order to offer independent advice and holistic planning to his clients.

    Donald is committed to community involvement, having served on the Board of Trustees at the University of South Carolina (USC) and most recently founding The College Transition Connection, Inc., a non-profit organization whose mission is to help South Carolina colleges create post-secondary programs for young adults who may have an intellectual disability. Donald's son is on the autism spectrum.

    Donald holds a degree in Marketing from USC. He and his wife Caroline have two children and three grandchildren and reside in Mt. Pleasant, SC.


    • 31 min
    Graphic Novels for Young Adults with Mental Health Struggles

    Graphic Novels for Young Adults with Mental Health Struggles

    Dr. Janina Scarlet joins Kristin to talk about her graphic novel, Dark Agents, Book One: Violet and the Trial of Trauma.

    Dr. Janina Scarlet is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, author, and a full-time geek. A Ukrainian-born refugee, she survived Chernobyl radiation and persecution.

    She immigrated to the United States at the age of 12 with her family and later, inspired by the X-Men, developed Superhero Therapy to help patients with anxiety, depression, and PTSD. Superhero Therapy refers to incorporating popular culture examples into evidence-based therapy to help the client to become the hero of their own journey. Dr. Scarlet is the recipient of the Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award by the United Nations Association for her work on Superhero Therapy.

    Her work has been featured on Yahoo, BBC, NPR, Sunday Times, CNN, CW, ABC, Huffington Post, The New York Times, Forbes, the Nerdist, BuzzFeed, Bleeding Cool, CNET, Mugglenet, LADbible, and many other outlets. She currently works at the Center for Stress and Anxiety Management in San Diego.

    She authored Superhero Therapy, Harry Potter Therapy, Therapy Quest, Dark Agents, Super-Women, Supernatural Therapy, as well as numerous contributions to Star Wars Psychology, Star Trek Psychology, Wonder Woman Psychology, Supernatural Psychology and many other books.


    • 21 min

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205 Ratings

205 Ratings

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