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Mentally Healthy Nation is the voice of the American Psychiatric Association Foundation. This podcast features candid conversations with psychiatrists and other experts about various aspects of mental health that impact our community, where we live, learn, work, worship, and play. In each episode, we hope to educate the public and provide tangible solutions for addressing our mental health crisis.
Today, two psychiatrists who have worked with Indigenous peoples join us to talk about the struggles and protective factors associated with Indigenous mental health.
Dr. Marc Fishman helps us better understand Substance Use Disorders (SUDs), the impact of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and other SUDs on the country and the public health landscape, and the steps being taken to treat patients.
On this episode, high school students and hosts of the On Our Minds podcast, Matt Suescun and Faiza Ashar share some of the major mental health challenges youth face.
Is 988 really the mental health version of 911? Today, two psychiatrists, Dr. John Palmieri and Dr. Eric Rafla-Yuan, join us to answer these questions and talk about the future of 988.
Today, we're joined by Dr. Napoleon Higgins, Executive Director of the Black Psychiatrists of America, to discuss what's being done to address mental health equity and how we can get involved.
Alita McCalmon, project lead for the Mental Health Language Guide and Senior Manager of National Education for WETA Television, shares how our language can help create safe spaces for youth, our LGBTQIA community members, and more.
Over the past two years, issues that college students normally face have been exacerbated by the uncertainty and grief associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, societal reckonings, and racial and political tensions.
Today, Julie Fabsik-Swarts, CEO of the Employee Assistance Professionals Association or EAPA, joins us to dispel myths about EAPs and discuss how EAPA is making a positive difference in supporting EAPs and people through difficult times in their lives.
Throughout its history, the underfunded staff and patients of Central State Hospital (CSH) often did not receive the care or respect they deserved. Dr. Olivia Garland was one of the first directors of the hospital to make improvements.
Explore how trauma and culture affect how police officers handle situations, how to do a better job of ingraining mental health and wellness into law enforcement, and suggestions for improving outcomes for officers and our communities.