Podcast 15 – Resilient Ashley

In the first part of our conversation with Ashley from www.dontdieafraid.com, we talk about depression and being black and what it is like to go public and be public. Also see Ashley at www.twitter.com/dontdieafraid. Check out Here/Hear at www.herehear.org...

Ryder James: The Youngest

The last few weeks/months, I have spent a lot of time thinking about my support system. It is difficult because I truly believe there are people in my system that I do not even know are part of the system. People that I see on the day-to-day who are part of my life...

Podcast 14 – Al Levin Part 2

In this second episode we spend with Al Levin (www.allevin18.wordpress.com), we talk about mindfulness, building a support team, and a lot more. Check it out. If you have have suicidal thoughts or ideation, please call 1-800-273-TALK or text START at 741741 You can...

Podcast 13 with Al Levin

In this episode of the Here/Hear Podcast, we talk to Al Levin, a principal in the Twin Cities who is also a NAMI Volunteer. You can check out his blog at allevin18.wordpress.com. If you are struggling with suicidal thoughts and need help, you can call the Suicide...
Mental Illness in the Black Community

Mental Illness in the Black Community

It is Black History Month here in the United States. This is a good time for those of us in America to spend some time reflecting on the contributions that African-Americans have made to our society. It is also a time to remember the difficulties that they have faced,...

Podcast 11: Trisha Crawford

In this episode of the Here/Hear Podcast, we get to sit in on a conversation between Nate and his lovely wife Trisha Crawford. They talk a lot about what it means to navigate a marriage when one person has a mental illness. The music from this episode is from Frou...