Dr. Rheeda Walker, a licensed clinical psychologist, professor, and researcher who works and speaks at the intersection of culture, spirituality, & mental health to address the impact of racial tension on well-being joins us to talk about her new book "The Unapologetic Guide to Black Mental Health."
Abby and Jon go behind the headlines to talk about the hot topics of the month.
Abby and Jon speak with expert Peter C. Johnson about relapse prevention - especially during a time of crisis - and why a relapse can be the jarring event that reinforces long-term recovery.
Abby and Jon break down key lessons in recovery and how to apply them to better living in the time of Covid-19.
Psychiatrist Dr. Himal Mitra joins us to talk about our dreams in the time of a pandemic - why we're having such vivid dreams, what they mean, and the purpose they serve in our overall mental health.
After a short hiatus, Jon and Abby regroup to talk about recovery in the time of Covid-19.
Personal stories of addiction and recovery touch us the most and have the greatest potential to heal and educate. Lynn W. joins us to share her story in the ninth installment of our series "Recovery Stories."
In 2011, Cheryl Juaire lost her son, Corey, to an overdose. Four years later she started Team Sharing, a support group where parents meet and support one another that has grown from a small group in Massachusetts to several hundred families across the country. Cheryl joins us to share her story.
Jon and Abby go behind the headlines to explore the hot topics of the month. This week they discuss the rise of alcohol use amongst women, the criteria for assessing substance use disorder, and the benefit of nature (and bird watching!) on our mental health."
Ben Cort, author of "Weed, Inc.: The Truth About the Pot Lobby, THC, and the Commercial Marijuana Industry", joins us to talk about the state of the marijuana today.
Clinical Social Worker and therapist Rebecca Minor joins us to talk about teen gender, sexual identity and transitioning.
Dr. Kimberly Sue, an addiction physician and medical anthropologist, joins us to talk about her new book "Getting Wrecked", an astonishing account of women battling addiction as they cycle through jail, prison, and community treatment programs in Massachusetts.