Chrissie Hodges is an award winning Public Speaker who specializes in the anxiety disorder Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. As an OCD sufferer and advocate for informing and educating the public on disorders of the mind, Chrissie seeks to spread awareness on behalf of the growing population of individuals suffering in silence with depression and mental illness. Listen to Chrissie’s show on Thursdays at 3:00 PM MT.
In this episode, Chrissie has a conversation with Chris Young, a man with Borderline Personality Disorder, who is spreading awareness mental health by waling around the edge of the United Kingdom.
What questions do you have regarding mental illness/health for you or your loved ones? In this episode, Chrissie has expert Dr. Mark Komrad here at your disposal to chat with you about anything mental health!
What do you imagine when you think about someone with bipolar disorder? Jeff Zinn has created a documentary of his manic stages while experiencing a psychotic episode. We discuss his movie as well as the advocacy he does through peer support and teaching others about mental health.
Nope--mental illness is NOT the 'cool' thing to have now!My good friend and fellow OCD advocate will be hangs out with me on the show today to talk about mental illness, the hurdles we face as advocates, and his life with OCD.Ethan Smith--he is hilarious, talented, and overall a great man!
Check out Chrissie's interview with Kathryn Fox, author of "Stolen Memories", a memoir about her experience of secondary PTSD. Her writing helps to understand both sides of the devastating effects from the individual's sufferer as well as the suffering of the loved ones.
Tim Blue joins Chrissie in this episode as the topic of religion is discussed as how it can play a factor in the stigma of mental illness. Think about it - what you're taught in church could shape you in a way never imagined. Great show!!