Top thought leaders share their personal stories that have fueled their passion to help others navigate stress, trauma and adversity….. especially in these challenging times. Host Rick Milenthal, CEO of The Shipyard, is breaking stigmas advocating that “Communication Can Cure. “ Listeners will learn we are not alone in our struggles…….. and resilience is within our grasp.
Episode 22: Rock ‘n’ Roll, Addiction and Redemption
Karen and Rick talk with her youngest brother, Matt Wilkof. Matt was only 15 when they lost their father to suicide, opening up a journey of addiction, grief, redemption and resilience. This is his inspirational life story told through his words and music.
Making the Invisible Visible: Shining a Light on Mental, Physical and Emotional Illnesses
Harper Spero, business coach, podcast host, and writer talks with Rick and Karen about navigating invisible illness. Her story of resilience encourages us all to advocate for ourselves and to live compassionately.
To learn more visit harperspero.com
Episode 20: National Drug & Alcohol Awareness Week
In honor of National Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week, we talk with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center addiction specialists Dr. Julie Teater and Mohamad Moinzadeh about hope, healing, treatment and the path forward. By breaking down barriers for those struggling and humanizing them, we can build more empathy throughout society for everyone effected by addiction.
If you or someone you know needs help with drug or alcohol addiction, please call: 614-257-3760 or visit The OSU Wexner Medical Center Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Services website.
Episode 19: Panic, Anxiety and Running Towards Good Mental Health
Dr. Adel Korkor, grew up unknowingly with panic disorder. Now, through running 5Ks in all 50 states in 50 days, he’s working to raise awareness for mental health through his foundation, AB Korkor Foundation for Mental Health. His hope is that someday society will realize mental health is something that affects us all. Taking care of our minds and taking care of our bodies is synonymous. When we all look at mental health the same way we look at physical health, we can feel and function better as humans.
Episode 18: Carrying the Grief of Infertility, Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Pregnancy Loss
Dr. Tamur Gur of The Ohio State University discusses the grief of pregnancy loss, stillbirth and infertility with Karen and Rick. After suffering a deep, personal loss with the stillbirth of her daughter, Dr. Gur is working to eliminate the profound loneliness and stigma attached to women struggling with pregnancy loss, infertility, and maternal mental health.
Episode 17: Remembering the Resilience Within Us
Hosted by Rick and Karen Milenthal……We finish the year how we started, with Dr. Luan Phan Chairman of The Ohio State University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, talking about how the pandemic has shaped us permanently as human beings. Reminding us all that hope and resilience beat strongly inside our core, and with gratitude we can keep moving forward together.
Well-told stories of people powering through adversity.