This podcast seeks to bust mental health stigma through insightful and engaging audio interviews and commentary. Like its parent website, oc87recoverydiaries.org, the podcast provides a forum for thoughtful discussion of mental health issues and topics. Through audio interviews and commentary, the podcast brings light to the shadow that so frequently enshrouds mental illness. Hosted by “Diaries” publisher Bud Clayman, and writer/editor, Laura Farrell, OC87 Recovery Diaries on the Radio confronts and challenges the stigma of mental illness.
The Importance of Drawing Boundaries, or, “I Leave at Nine”
This mental health recovery story focuses on Sheila, who lives with bipolar disorder. Her journey has been one around finding ways to advocate for her needs. Read more to learn about her journey with mental health and healing.
The Non-Linear Nature of Eating Disorder Recovery
Erin Jamieson became “good” at counting calories, throwing herself headlong into her eating disorder and then, thankfully, into her eating disorder recovery.
Episode 21 – A Talk with Psych Central Podcast Host, Gabe Howard
Podcast interview with PsychCentral.com podcast host, Gabe Howard, who suffers from bipolar disorder, but is in recovery.
Episode 20 – Psychologist Maury Joseph, PsyD: A Therapist with a Unique Approach
A podcast interview with psychologist Maury Joseph, PsyD. Maury is different from most psychologists in that he “gets out of the way of his patients.”
Episode 19 – Rudy Caseres: Champion for Mental Health
Rudy Caseres is a mental health advocate who lives with bipolar disorder, depression, and anxiety.
Episode 18 – Libby Parker; Changing the LGBTQ+ Mental Health Landscape
Mx. Libby Parker, MSS, LSW is an outpatient therapist and manager of Einstein Health Network’s PRIDE Program, which coordinates and supports various services designed to meet the unique needs of LGBTQ+ identified patients.
Great Addition to the OC87 Family
Mental health and podcasts, a wonderful combo! Looking forward to more epidsodes.
Been a fan of OC87RD for awhile!
This is a new offering from OC87 Recovery Diaries. First, if you haven't already, check out the site with all the essays, etc. There is a lot of inspirational stuff.
This new podcast feature is very cool. I like how it is setup and I love Bud & Laura. Great hosts. Give it a listen -- you'll be glad you did. :)
This is such an important new podcast and I'm so looking forward to future episodes. Thank you Laura and Bud for hosting this show to help bust stigma around mental illness. I appreciate your work.