#699 - Harnessing Anxiety - Dr Arash Javanbakht
Mental Illness Happy Hour
by Paul Gilmartin
5d ago
Dr. Arash Javanbakht @Arash_Javanbakht is a psychiatrist and serves as the director of the Stress, Trauma, and Anxiety Research Clinic (STARC) at Wayne State School of Medicine. He shares his work studying PTSD and other trauma, in particular the wild success that has been achieved via Augmented reality tech treatments. Check out his book Afraid: Understanding the Purpose of Fear and Harnessing the Power of Anxiety For More About Dr. Javanbakht: www.starclab.org Buy his book AFRAID: Understanding the Purpose of Fear, and Harnessing the Power of Anxiety Social Media @Arash_Javanbakht WAY ..read more
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#698 ADHD In Marriage - Penn & Kim Holderness
Mental Illness Happy Hour
by Paul Gilmartin
1w ago
Penn and Kim Holderness talk about living with and navigating their marriage through ADHD. They open up about their struggles and share strategies to make living with ADHD a little easier. Look out for their new book, ADHD is Awesome.  More about Penn and Kim: https://theholdernessfamily.com/adhd-is-awesome/ WAYS TO HELP THE MIHH PODCAST Subscribe via iTunes and leave a review. It costs nothing. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mental-illness-happy-hour/id427377900?mt=2 Spread the word via social media.  It costs nothing. Our website is www.mentalpod.co ..read more
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#697 Best Of: Chris Fairbanks - Growing Up Around Dementia
Mental Illness Happy Hour
by Paul Gilmartin
2w ago
A favorite among listeners, this Best Of episode was originally recorded in 2011, in the first months of the podcast. Stand-up Comedian, Skateboarder and co-host (with Karen Kilgariff) of the podcast Do You Need A Ride? Chris Fairbanks (aka @Chris_Fairbanks) talks with Paul about his mother’s battle with alcoholism, Alzheimer’s and Dementia and its effect on him growing up and today. They talk about the link between pain and creativity, peer acceptance, dark voices in their heads and they both share chilling stories about dead people. To find out more about Chris: www.ChrisFairbanks.com Social ..read more
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#696 Best Of: Seeking Oblivion - Paul's Friend Karma
Mental Illness Happy Hour
by Paul Gilmartin
3w ago
A favorite episode among listeners and from the first year of the podcast (2011). How do you cope when you are convinced your life is constantly in danger as a child? First, you band together with your siblings and form an army, then you learn about the sweet oblivion of addiction. Paul’s friend Karma withholds her last name and picture so she can fully reveal the family life that nearly killed her, but ultimately forced her to grow. A fairly heavy interview so Paul throws in a little something after the interview to hopefully make you laugh.   This episode is sponsored by Prolon. Prolon ..read more
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#695 Fentanyl - Dave Manheim
Mental Illness Happy Hour
by Paul Gilmartin
1M ago
Dave Manheim is a producer and podcaster (Dopey) who shares his story of recovery and what it was like to create a podcast dedicated to addiction stories–and then to suddenly lose his co-host and creative partner to an overdose. More about Dave: www.DopeyPodcast.com WAYS TO HELP THE MIHH PODCAST Subscribe via iTunes and leave a review. It costs nothing. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mental-illness-happy-hour/id427377900?mt=2 Spread the word via social media.  It costs nothing. Our website is www.mentalpod.com our FB is www.Facebook.com/mental ..read more
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#694 Accident & Deformity Trauma - Marcy Langlois
Mental Illness Happy Hour
by Paul Gilmartin
1M ago
Marcy Langlois was born with a physical deformity, which required 23 surgical procedures before the age of 18, and was involved in a devastating, life-changing accident at the age of 17. She shares her story and opens up about the ways in which she has been able to heal and to focus on life’s infinite possibility. Look for her podcast Living Beyond Limits. This episode is sponsored by Paul Kalanithi’s bestselling memoir When Breath Becomes Air, available wherever books are sold. For more go to www.prh.com/BREATH More about Marcy: www.MarcyLanglois.com WAYS TO HELP THE MIHH PODCAS ..read more
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#693 Chronic Pain - Erin Williams
Mental Illness Happy Hour
by Paul Gilmartin
1M ago
Erin Williams is an author, illustrator, and healthcare researcher who joins Paul to discuss chronic pain and how her own struggles with it have served her art. Look for her new book What's Wrong?: Personal Histories of Chronic Pain and Bad Medicine  More about Erin: website: https://www.erinrwilliams.com/home Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erin_r_williams/ WAYS TO HELP THE MIHH PODCAST Subscribe via iTunes and leave a review. It costs nothing. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mental-illness-happy-hour/id427377900?mt=2 Spread the word via social me ..read more
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#692 Foster Parenting - Michael Laurie
Mental Illness Happy Hour
by Paul Gilmartin
1M ago
Michael Laurie is an actor, a small group facilitator, and a parent. He talks with Paul about his road to recovery and shares his unusual story of becoming a foster parent, with all the love and pain that entails.  More about Michael Laurie: www.MichaelLaurie.com IG @MichaelLaurieus WAYS TO HELP THE MIHH PODCAST Subscribe via iTunes and leave a review. It costs nothing. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mental-illness-happy-hour/id427377900?mt=2 Spread the word via social media.  It costs nothing. Our website is www.mentalpod.com our FB is www ..read more
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#690 Married To An Addict/Alcoholic - Dana Killion
Mental Illness Happy Hour
by Paul Gilmartin
2M ago
Dana Killion is an author of mystery and memoir whose work is informed by her own life’s turmoil. She opens up about her marriage to a high-functioning alcoholic and how she has worked on her issues of codependency. Be sure to check out her new book, Where the Shadows Dance: He Got Sober. I Got Broken This episode is sponsored by The ASPCA Pet Health Insurance program. To explore coverage, visit www.aspcapetinsurance.com/mental This is a Paid Advertisement. Insurance is underwritten by either Independence American Insurance Company or United States Fire Insurance Company, and produced by PTZ ..read more
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#689 Raised To Present Well - Dr Kate Truitt
Mental Illness Happy Hour
by Paul Gilmartin
2M ago
Dr. Kate Truitt is a psychologist and neuroscientist who wants to share her own story of how she came to this work. Armed with her knowledge of the mind, she has worked to process her difficult childhood and the personal tragedy of losing her fiancé right before their wedding. Look for her new book Keep Breathing: A Psychologist's Intimate Journey Through Loss, Trauma, and Rediscovering Life. More About Dr. Truitt Her new book, Keep Breathing (link below) comes out April 2nd Websites: Personal: www.drkatetruitt.com Clinic: www.drtruitt.com Educational: www.truittinstitute.com   Social Med ..read more
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