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Mental Illness Happy Hour Paul Gilmartin

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    • 4.8, 5.1K Ratings

"A perversely safe place in which he and his guests talk about their fears, addictions and traumatic childhoods." - NY Times

"Normalizes what so many others feel but have been too fearful or ashamed to express...remarkable" - Psychology Today

"A vital, compassionate gem that fills a desperate and under-addressed need in our society." - Esquire

"Gilmartin makes a conscious effort to explore stories that aren’t black and white" - Slate Magazine

"Praised by listeners all over the world" - Atlantic Monthly

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    #489 Psychiatrist Dr. Esther Park MD

    #489 Psychiatrist Dr. Esther Park MD

    The psychiatrist shares her experience in deciding when it's appropriate to prescribe meds, diagnosing ADD/ADHD, the difference between role and identify, being Korean-American and children who want to transition.

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    www.OAK.care  www.AACAP.org   www.nami.org

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    #488 Katie Vernoy Answers Your Questions

    #488 Katie Vernoy Answers Your Questions

    The licensed therapist @KatieVernoy returns to answers listener's questions about a variety of topics but mostly about ways to handle the pandemic emotionally and mentally.

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    katievernoy.com

    mtsgpodcast.com

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    • 1 hr 18 min
    #487 BiPolar I - Graphic Novelist Rachel Lindsay

    #487 BiPolar I - Graphic Novelist Rachel Lindsay

    The graphic novelist (Rx) opens up about her battles with Bipolar I, being involuntarily committed, and having been an ad account executive creating a campaign for the very pill she was taking, participating in the "commercialization of my own suffering."

    More about Rachel.  Instagram: @rlindsay_comics , twitter: @RLindsayComics  and her website is:www.RachelLivesHereNow.com

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    #486 Dr Shaili Jain - PTSD

    #486 Dr Shaili Jain - PTSD

    Having studied and worked with thousands of people with PTSD from combat, sexual, physical or emotional trauma, the Stanford faculty psychiatrist shares her 20 years of insights on PTSD.

    Dr. Jain's website is www.DrShailiJainMD.com

    Her book is called The Unspeakable Mind.

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    • 1 hr 36 min
    Shame

    Shame

    Paul shares some stories of people battling shame (especially around their bodies) and reads from the Loves, Happy Moments and Awfulsome moments surveys. Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling....

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Pandemic 4

    Pandemic 4

    Paul reads listener experiences around their mental/emotional struggles and victories -some serious some humorous- including the Covid crisis. Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling.  To get...

    • 34 min

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