Costs of Mental Health Care

Let me start this post by saying I am lucky. I am lucky because, unlike many people I know and come into contact with, I have health insurance. And, really, I have good health insurance. This puts me at a distinct advantage over many of those who have either a mental...

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...