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NAMI Syracuse is celebrating their 40th Anniversary with a series of interviews of board members, past presidents and support group facilitators.
You can reach NAMI Syracuse at namisyracuse.org

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NAMI Syracuse is celebrating their 40th Anniversary with a series of interviews of board members, past presidents and support group facilitators.
You can reach NAMI Syracuse at namisyracuse.org

    Mental Health Stigma at Syracuse University - 10:30:21, 8.06 PM

    Mental Health Stigma at Syracuse University - 10:30:21, 8.06 PM

    John William Hepp, Syracuse University Student and writer for the Daily Orange, interviews NAMI Syracuse board member Jim Livi on how male students can receive more support for mental health illnesses being experienced. Livi shares his own recovery from depression, anxiety, psychosis and a misdiagnosis of bipolar disorder. Livi facilitates a peer to peer support group that runs online through NAMI Syracuse. Male students need to reach out for mental support and NAMI can provide that.

    • 27 min
    NAMI Syracuse interview with board member Joe Ridgway Part 2

    NAMI Syracuse interview with board member Joe Ridgway Part 2

    NAMI Syracuse, a chapter of The National Alliance on Mental Illness, is celebrating their 40th anniversary with a series of interviews. Jim Livi talks with NAMI board member Joe Ridgway as he shares about recovery from a mental illness. Joe describes his time overcoming suicide, depression, anxiety ... the humbling journey. We discuss how to recover with coping skills, medicines, therapy and various treatments. Joe shares his transparent story. You don't want to miss this.

    • 14 min
    NAMI Syracuse Podcast with NAMI board member Joe Ridgway Part 1

    NAMI Syracuse Podcast with NAMI board member Joe Ridgway Part 1

    NAMI Syracuse is celebrating 40 years as a chapter of NAMI, The National Alliance on Mental Illness. Jim Livi interviews board members such as Joe Ridgway, former social worker/therapist. Listen to Joe's story of recovery from depression.

    • 15 min
    NAMI Syracuse Interview with Spence Part 3

    NAMI Syracuse Interview with Spence Part 3

    NAMI Syracuse offers hope and support to individuals and families getting through mental illness. You can find us at namisyracuse.org

    • 17 min
    NAMI Syracuse Interview with Spence Part 2

    NAMI Syracuse Interview with Spence Part 2

    Nami Syracuse is celebrating their 40th year as a chapter of NAMI National. Here is the second of three interviews with Spence Plavocos. Spence talks about what it's like to be a father of children with a mental illness, his view on the portrayal of mental illness on media and how the pandemic has effected people with mental illness.

    • 18 min
    NAMI Syracuse 40th Anniversary Series Interview with Spence Plavocos Part 1

    NAMI Syracuse 40th Anniversary Series Interview with Spence Plavocos Part 1

    NAMI Syracuse is celebrating their 40th Anniversary with a series of interviews of board members, past presidents and support group facilitators.
    You can reach NAMI Syracuse at namisyracuse.org

    • 17 min