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Mental Health Film Comment

Mental Health Film Comment

By Brian Black
We talk about various mental health issues as depicted in various media.

We talk about depression, bipolar, anxiety, and other mental health issues and topics
Some episodes are more film-specific than others. All episodes will provide info and resources.

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"The Extraordinary Ordinary" (2020)

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"We All Just Need to Drum!" (2020)
"We All Just Need to Drum!" (2020) & group drumming, anxiety, OCD GUEST: Occupational Therapist & Group Drumming Facilitator Jorge Ochoa Tambo Rhythms http://tamborhythms.com/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/musicspecialneeds/ https://twitter.com/TamboRhythms We All Just Need To Drum: http://www.weneedtodrum.com/ (WATCH FOR FREE) Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilm https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
33:11
May 10, 2021
"St. Elmo's Fire" (1985)
"St. Elmo's Fire" (1985) & PTSD, survival, perseverance GUEST: Motivational Speaker Ron Blake Blake Late Show http://blakelateshow.nfshost.com https://www.facebook.com/Blake-Late-Show-1480994415541825/ https://twitter.com/blateshow Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
42:47
May 6, 2021
"Charlie Bartlett" (2007)
"Charlie Bartlett" (2007) & is it pro-meds? anti-meds? both? more about peer support? GUEST: Author Anne Feustel, "Our Favorite Movies: How Films Affect Our Mental Health" Writing Wisely http://www.wearewritingwisely.com https://www.facebook.com/WritingWisely Mental Health Film Comment http://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment http://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
46:43
May 3, 2021
"Soul" (2020)
"Soul" (2020) & panic attacks, mental health, and more GUEST: TV Producer Tracy Manser, Stuff Leads To Stuff Stuff Leads to Stuff http://www.stuffleadstostuff.com https://www.facebook.com/ladytracym/ Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
55:20
April 29, 2021
"Ordinary People" (1980)
"Ordinary People" (1980) & advocacy, SBD (Serious Brain Disorders), more GUEST: Jeanne Gore, National Shattering Silence Coalition National Shattering Silence Coalition https://www.nationalshatteringsilencecoalition.org/ https://www.facebook.com/NationalNSSC https://twitter.com/NSSCoalition Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
39:02
April 26, 2021
"The Benzodiazepine Medical Disaster" (2017)
"The Benzodiazepine Medical Disaster" (2017) and, um, benzo's GUEST: D. Foster, Benzo Free Podcast Benzo Free Podcast https://www.benzofree.org/features/benzofreepodcast/ The Benzodiazepine Medical Disaster https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVoFlGR7Lhs * Just FYI- no 'pill-shaming' here. That's specifically emphasized.* Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
51:32
April 22, 2021
"The Definition of Insanity" (2020)
"The Definition of Insanity" (2020) & AOT (Assisted Outpatient Treatment) GUEST: Janet Hays, Healing Minds NOLA Healing Minds NOLA https://healingmindsnola.org/ The Definition of Insanity (via PBS) https://www.pbs.org/show/definition-insanity/ Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
01:06:34
April 19, 2021
"It's Kind of a Funny Story" (2010)
"It's Kind of a Funny Story" (2010) & suicide prevention, faith, and mental health GUEST: Jared, Louder Now Podcast Louder Now Podcast https://www.facebook.com/LouderNowMH/ https://twitter.com/loudernowmh Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
40:59
April 15, 2021
"Ben is Back" (2018)
"Ben Is Back (2018) & opiate addiction, NAMI family support groups GUEST: Charla, advocate for NAMI family support groups Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@yahoo.com
51:24
April 12, 2021
"Memory Games" (2018)
"Memory Games" (2018) and memory & mnemonics GUEST: Chase DiMarco, The Medical Mnemonist Podcast The Medical Mnemonist Podcast https://www.prospectivedoctor.com/the-medical-mnemonist-podcast/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/medicalmnemonistmastermind/ Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
38:28
April 8, 2021
"Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind" (2004)
"Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind" (2004) & BPD, memory and mental health GUEST: Anne Feustel, Author of "Our Favorite Movies: How Films Affect Our Mental Health" Writing Wisely https://wearewritingwisely.com/our-favorite-movies/ https://www.facebook.com/WritingWisely/ Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
46:37
April 5, 2021
"We Don't 'Move On' From Grief..." (2019)
"We Don't 'Move On' From Grief..." (2019) & grief GUEST: Jenifer Ramirez, Joyful Like Maggie Joyful Like Maggie https://joyfullikemaggie.com/ourmission/ https://www.facebook.com/joyfullikemaggie Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
01:00:44
April 1, 2021
"Ragamuffin" (2014)
"Ragamuffin" (2014) & masks, authenticity GUEST: Master Certified Life Coach Sue Bowles Sue Bowles: http://suebowles.com/ My Step Ahead: http://www.mystepahead.com https://www.facebook.com/mystepahead https://twitter.com/mystepahead Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
46:49
March 29, 2021
"Ben X" (2007)
"Ben X" (2007) & autism, Asperger's, bullying GUEST: Panna Bodori Mental Health Film Comment http://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment http://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
32:04
March 25, 2021
"Ladybird" (2017)
"Ladybird" (2017) & anxiety GUEST: Liz Coalts from The Anxious Adult The Anxious Adult https://theanxiousadult.mykajabi.com/ https://www.facebook.com/theAnxiousAdult/ https://twitter.com/adultanxious Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https:/www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
24:42
March 22, 2021
"The Extraordinary Ordinary" (2020)
"The Extraordinary Ordinary" (2020) & mental health in media GUEST: Director/Screenwriter/Producer Natalie Rodriguez The Extraordinary Ordinary https://www.facebook.com/TheExtraOrdFilm/ https://twitter.com/TheExtraOrdFilm https://tubitv.com/movies/532523/the-extraordinary-ordinary Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
45:58
March 18, 2021
"Inside Out" (2015)
"Inside Out" (2015) & mindful living, emotional wellness...and movies GUEST: Whitney Lauritsen, This Might Get Uncomfortable Podcast Whitney Lauritsen: https://whitneylauritsen.com/ This Might Get Uncomfortable: http://podcast.wellevatr.com/ https://www.facebook.com/whitlauritsen https://twitter.com/wellevatr/ Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment Email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
54:38
March 15, 2021
"War Room" (2015)
"War Room" (2015) and prayer (yes, we talk faith this episode) GUEST: Licensed Professional Counselor Carrie Bock Hope For Anxiety and OCD https://hopeforanxietyandocd.com/ https://www.facebook.com/hopeforanxietyandocd Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
35:36
March 11, 2021
"A Beautiful Mind" (2001)
"A Beautiful Mind" (2001) & its depiction of schizophrenia GUEST: Will Hall, Madness Radio Madness Radio: https://www.madnessradio.net/ https://www.facebook.com/madnessradioFM/ https://twitter.com/willhall Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
43:22
March 8, 2021
"Slap Shot" (1977) & suicide prevention
"Slap Shot" (1977) & suicide prevention GUEST: Lawrence Sprung, Mitlin Money Mindset Podcast Mitlin Financial: https://www.mitlinfinancial.com/insights/blog/ https://www.facebook.com/LawrenceDSprung https://twitter.com/MitlinMoney https://www.afsp.org *Heads up: More AFSP info on Mitlin Money Podcast in May** Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment http://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
29:06
March 4, 2021
"The Snake Pit" (1948)
"The Snake Pit" (1948) and its depiction of mental illness GUEST: Anne Feustel, Author of "Our Favorite Movies: How Films Affect Our Mental Health" Writing Wisely: http://www.writingwisely.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WritingWisely Mental Health Film Comment Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcommen
37:52
March 1, 2021
"The Social Dilemma" (2020) Take 2
"The Social Dilemma" (2020) & social media, mindfulness GUEST: Sr. Nancy Usselmann, Pauline Center For Media Studies Pauline Center For Media Studies: http://www.bemediamindful.org https://www.facebook.com/paulinemediastudies https://twitter.com/paulinemediaed Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
39:51
February 25, 2021
"The Social Dilemma" (2020) Take 1
"The Social Dilemma" and social media influence GUEST: McKenna, Revealing The Ivory Tower Podcast https://www.revealingtheivorytowerpod.com/ https://www.instagram.com/revealingtheivorytowerpodcast https://www.tiktok.com/@revealingtheivorytower Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
41:46
February 22, 2021
"Doing Time on Maple Drive" (1992)
"Doing Time on Maple Drive" (1992) & coming out, suicide prevention GUEST: Archie Messersmith-Bunting, M.S. Archie Messersmith-Bunting, M.S. https://www.archiecares.com/ https://www.facebook.com/archie.messbunt https://twitter.com/thearchstar Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
30:53
February 18, 2021
"Enough" (2002)
"Enough" (2002) and domestic violence GUEST: Dr. Michele Finneran, Ph.D., Author of "Surviving Domestic Abuse" Dr. Michele Finneran, Ph.D. https://www.drmichelefinneran.com https://www.facebook.com/dr.finneran Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
27:40
February 15, 2021
"Hidden Figures" (2016)
"Hidden Figures" (2016) and anxiety, math and S.T.E.A.M. GUEST: Math Consultant, Rosalba Serrano-McFadden Zenned Math https://zennedmath.com https://www.facebook.com/ZennedMaths https://twitter.com/ZennedMath Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcommen
28:38
February 11, 2021
"Blinded By The Light" (2019)
"Blinded By The Light" (2019) & Bruce Springsteen, depression, feeling better GUEST: Jesse from Set Lusting Bruce Podcast Set Lusting Bruce https://setlustingbruce.com https://www.facebook.com/SetLustingBruce https://twitter.com/setlustingbruce Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
44:16
February 8, 2021
"Remember The Titans" (2000)
"Remember The Titans" (2000) & the importance of the words we use GUEST: Dr. Ashley Perkins, PharmD & suicide prevention advocate Dr. Ashley Perkins https://twitter.com/becauseimatter Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment http://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
46:02
February 4, 2021
"Love & Mercy" (2014)
"Love & "Mercy" (2014) & depiction of mental health issues in film GUEST: Author Anne Feustel, "Our Favorite Movies: How Films Affect Our Mental Health" https://www.facebook.com/WritingWisely Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
40:10
February 1, 2021
"A Friend Called Spider-Man" (2018 short)
"A Friend Called Spider-Man" (2018 short) & trauma, suicide prevention GUEST: Dr. Lulu from The Suicide Pages Podcast https://www.teenalive.com/podcast.html https://www.facebook.com/SuicidePages/ https://twitter.com/UchennaUmeh9 Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
41:50
January 28, 2021
"The Best Years of Our Lives" (1946)
"The Best Years of Our Lives" (1946) and adjusting to the homefront after service GUEST: Annette from A Wide Ride Called Life & The Truths We Hide Podcast A Wild Ride Called Life https://www.awildridecalledlife.com/ https://www.facebook.com/awildridecalledlife/ https://twitter.com/Awldridecaldlfe Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
21:53
January 25, 2021
"You Can Heal Your Life" (2007)
"You Can Heal Your Life" (2007) & listening and...healing GUEST: Daniel Levin, Visionary & Author of "The Mosaic" Daniel Bruce Levin http://danielbrucelevin.com https://themosaiconline.com Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
38:58
January 21, 2021
"Promising Young Woman" (2020)
"Promising Young Woman" (2020) & domestic violence, media GUEST: Jasmin Shojai, Australia's Top Glamour Model 2017 Jasmine Shojai https://www.facebook.com/jasminshojaimodel https://twitter.com/jasmin_shojai Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
42:51
January 18, 2021
"Playtime" (1967)
"Playtime" (1967) and...well, playtime GUEST: Kara Latta, Founder & Chief Fun Officer, The Playful Warrior https://www.theplayfulwarrior.com/ IG: http://www.instagram.com/theplayfulwarrior Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
25:31
January 14, 2021
"Joker" (2019)
"Joker" (2019) & Messy 4 Mind, #EndTheStigma GUEST: Tom, Messy 4 Mind Messy 4 Mind https://www.facebook.com/messy4mind https:https://twitter.com/messy4mind Mind: https://www.mind.org.uk Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
21:53
January 11, 2021
"Michael Clayton" (2007)
"Michael Clayton" (2007) & meds, bipolar disorder GUEST: Bipolar Educator Bob Krulish https://bobkrulish.com/ https://www.facebook.com/BipolarSolutions Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
38:21
January 7, 2021
"Door To Door" (2002)
"Door To Door" (2002) & cerebral palsy, representation in media GUEST: Win Charles, Ask Win Podcast Ask Win: http://askwin.weebly.com/ https://www.facebook.com/ButterfliesofWisdom/ https://twitter.com/WinKellyCharles Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
23:25
January 4, 2021
"The Benzo House" (YouTube Channel)
"The Benzo House" (YouTube Channel) & side effects of, withdrawal from, a certain class of meds This is something that's not really openly discussed in many mental health circles GUEST: Melissa, The Benzo House https://www.facebook.com/TheBenzoHouse https://www.instagram.com/the_benzo_house/ https://twitter.com/thebenzohouse https://www.youtube.com/c/TheBenzoHouse Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
33:33
December 31, 2020
"Girl, Interrupted" (1999)
"Girl, Interrupted" (1999) & depiction of mental health issues in film GUEST: Author Anne Fuestel, "Our Favorite Movies: How Films Affect Our Mental Health" https://www.facebook.com/WritingWisely Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
37:20
December 28, 2020
"The Co-Op" (2021 short)
"The Co-Op" (2021 short) & disability representation in film GUEST: "The Co-Op" Director Cameron S. Mitchell https://www.facebook.com/thecoopmovie https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8942184 Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
38:23
December 24, 2020
"The Breakfast Club" (1985)
"The Breakfast Club" (1985) and active listening GUEST: Lyn Lindbergh, Listening Skills Podcast Listening Skills: https://www.listeningskills.shop/ https://www.facebook.com/ListeningSkillsPodcast https://twitter.com/ListeningShop Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
34:49
December 21, 2020
"Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me" (1992)
"Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me" (1992) & dissociation, trauma, surrealism and art therapy GUEST: Life Purpose Expert Mike Iamele FB: http://www.facebook.com/mikeiamelewrites IG: http://www.instagram.com/mikeiamele Mental Health Film Comment http://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment http://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
42:35
December 17, 2020
"Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk" (2017)
"Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk" (2017) & punk and mental health and recovery GUEST: Peer Support Worker Craig Lewis Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
41:38
December 14, 2020
"Uncut Gems" (2019)
"Uncut Gems" (2019) & gambling addiction GUEST: Patrick, recovering addict from Seattle Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
26:04
December 10, 2020
"Medicating Normal" (2020)
"Medicating Normal" (2020) and medicating (and over-medicating) GUESTS: Co-Director/Co-Producer Lynn Cunningham & one of the film's subjects Angela Peacock Medicating Normal https://medicatingnormal.com https://www.facebook.com/medicatingnormalfilm https://twitter.com/MedicatingNorm1 Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
56:52
December 7, 2020
"Chasing The Present" (2020)
"Chasing The Present" (2020) & anxiety, mindfulness, happiness GUEST: Producer/Director Mark Waters & Film's Subject James Sebastiano, Jr. Chasing The Present https://www.chasingthepresent.com/ https://www.facebook.com/ChasingThePresent/ https://twitter.com/chasingpresent Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
24:38
December 3, 2020
"The 13th Step" (2016)
"The 13th Step" (2016) & recovery and alternatives to AA GUEST: Coralyn Martin, Recovery Coach & Founder of Recovery Revolution *Explicit language warning* Cory Exists https://coryexists.com/ https://www.facebook.com/coryexists/ Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
55:45
November 30, 2020
"Kindness is Contagious" (2014)
"Kindness is Contagious" (2014) and, um...kindness and gratitude GUEST: Kindleigh Chief Kindness Officer Leigh Clark Kindleigh: https://www.kindleigh.org/ https://www.facebook.com/kindleigh.org/ https://twitter.com/kindleigh_org Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
36:11
November 26, 2020
"Out of Discord Into Harmony" (2008)
"Out of Discord Into Harmony" (2008) & guilt and shame GUEST: Filmmaker and author Lois Hollis Lois Hollis https://www.facebook.com/lois3hollis https://twitter.com/loishollis3 Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
32:50
November 23, 2020
"Silver Linings Playbook" (2012)
"Silver Linings Playbook" (2012) & panic, anxiety, wellness GUEST: Cat Dean, Hype Girl Podcast https://www.hypegirlcat.com/hype-girl-podcast https://www.facebook.com/Catherine.Dean0106 https://twitter.com/Catherin3_ Mental Health Film Comment http://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment http://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
28:55
November 19, 2020
"The Color Purple" (1985)
"The Color Purple" (1985) & trauma, art, mental health GUEST: Al from Al Speak Up podcast Al Speak Up: http://anchor.fm/alspeakup https://www.facebook.com/alspeakup https://twitter.com/alspeakup Mental Health Film Comment http://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment http://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
38:13
November 16, 2020
"All The Bright Places" (2020)
"All The Bright Places" (2020) - suicide prevention & ending the stigma GUEST: Professional Certified Coach Michelle Anhang https://www.michelleanhangcoaching.com/ https://www.facebook.com/michelleanhangcoaching/ https://twitter.com/MichelleAnhang Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
33:40
November 12, 2020
"The Couch Trip" (1988)
"The Couch Trip" (1988) & comedy & mental illness in the media (Or something like that...you just need to listen to see how it turned out.) GUEST: Comedian Marvin McCarthy https://www.facebook.com/riceandchips1 https://twitter.com/riceandchips1 Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
52:59
November 9, 2020
"Peyton Place" (1957)
"Peyton Place" (1957) & navigating relationships through mental health issues GUEST: Author, Relationship Conflict Transformation Coach & Marriage Educator Kingsley Moyo https://www.relationshipfactor.org/ https://www.facebook.com/itsrelationshipfactor https://www.twitter.com/ItsKingsleyMoyo Mental Health Film Comment http://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment http://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
39:42
November 5, 2020
"Sorry To Bother You" (2018)
"Sorry To Bother You" (2018) & mental health care in communities of color GUEST: Professional Mental Health Advocate & Professional Motivational Speaker Tamuri Richardson https://www.tleannespeaks.com/ https://www.facebook.com/TLeanneSpeaksLLC Mental Health Film Comment http://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment http://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
28:18
November 2, 2020
"The Swerve" (2020)
"The Swerve" (2020) & depression & resources for recovery GUEST: Motivational Speaker & Transformational Author Erica Lynn https://ericalynnspeaks.com/ https://www.facebook.com/ericalynnspeaks https://www.twitter.com/ericalynnspeaks Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
40:52
October 29, 2020
"28 Days" (2000)
"28 Days" (2000) & rehab, addiction, sobriety GUEST: Stephan Mental Health Film Comment http://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment http://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
01:02:26
October 26, 2020
"Safe" (1995) - mental health & horror films week
We wrap up Mental Health & Horror Films Week with "Safe" (1995) GUEST: "Wait, Wait, Don't Kill Me" (2020) Film Director Adam Lippe Opens virtually at Laemmle Theaters on October 23rd here: https://www.laemmle.com/film/wait-wait-dont-kill-me https://waitwaitdontkillme.com/ https://www.facebook.com/WWDKMTheMovie/ https://twitter.com/wwdkmfilm Mental Health Film Comment http://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment http://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment New episodes every Monday & Thursday
39:26
October 22, 2020
"Alive." (2020) - mental health & horror films week
"Alive." (2020) - Mental Health & Horror Films Week GUEST: Jules Vincent, "Alive." (2020) (And, yes, I ask about the "abandoned sanitarium" verbiage on the film's description - no cause for alarm: as I discussed with him, I like this movie a lot.) Good horror movie currently at 78% (critics)/94% (audience) on RT https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/alive_2019 https://www.facebook.com/Alivethemovie Mental Health Film Comment http://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment
36:50
October 19, 2020
"Mental Health Transparency" (2017 short)
"Mental Health Transparency" (2017 short) & anxiety GUEST: Artist Joshua Dusk, author of "Walt and The Weird, Long Dark" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8oog-4t9n2A https://www.facebook.com/waltandtheweirdlongdark/ https://joshuaduskart.wordpress.com
31:31
October 15, 2020
"The Grizzlies" (2020)
"The Grizzlies" (2020) & suicide prevention GUEST: Suicide Prevention Advocate Gordon Corsetti https://mentallyagile.com/ FB @mentallyagile Twitter @mental_agility
42:35
October 12, 2020
"Stroke" (2017 short)
"Stroke" (2017 short) & stroke awareness, mental health GUEST: "Favor" Author and Victory Coach Kawan Glover "Stroke" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPPQjuTSjMM https://www.facebook.com/OvercomeAdversityWithKawan https://twitter.com/kawan_glover bit.ly/Favorthebook https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
27:06
October 8, 2020
"The Red Balloon" (1956)
"The Red Balloon" (1956) - mental health, music, and....um, Oasis GUEST: Andrew Entwistle, The Entwistle Podcast "The Red Balloon"-  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNLpfEDliV0 https://theentwistlepodcast.libsyn.com/ https://twitter.com/theentwistlepod https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
47:56
October 5, 2020
"Yes Man" (2008)
"Yes Man" (2008) - mental health, suicide prevention GUEST: Mind-Body Wellness Coach Amanda Webster https://amandawebsterhealth.com/ https://www.instagram.com/amandawebsterhealth/ https://www.youtube.com/amandawebsterhealth Mental Health Film Comment http://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment http://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment Email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
59:28
October 1, 2020
"Life, Animated" (2016)
"Life, Animated" (2016) - we talk autism this episode and this documentary GUEST: Motivational Speaker Jimmy Clare, Crazy Fitness Guy https://www.facebook.com/Jimmy.Clare.Speaker/ https://www.instagram.com/jbc.motivate/ Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
41:04
September 28, 2020
The Great Buck Howard (2008)
"The Great Buck Howard" (2008) - magic, mind-reading, discovery GUEST: Mind-reader Anthony Prescuitti https://www.facebook.com/anthonythemagician/ https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment http://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
38:12
September 24, 2020
"Things We Lost In The Fire" (2007)
"Things We Lost In The Fire" (2007) - homicide survivors and conflicted grief GUEST: Psychologist, author and host of "Domino Effect of Murder" Podcast Jan Canty https://www.facebook.com/JCantyPhD/ http://www.jancantyphd.com https://www.mentalhealthnewsradionetwork.com/our-shows/domino-effect-of-murder/ http://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment
31:49
September 21, 2020
The Blues Brothers (1980)
The Blues Brothers (1980) - comedy, mental health, music, recovery GUEST: Chad Smith, C's Get Degrees Podcast & The Chad M. Smith Brand https://www.facebook.com/thechadmsmith https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/cs-get-degrees-going-from-average-to-extraordinary Mental Health Film Comment http://www.facebook.com/mentalhealthfilmcomment http://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
45:20
September 17, 2020
I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020)
I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020) - mental health, community, and voting GUEST: Claudia Zapata, What Are You Running For podcast https://twitter.com/runningforpod Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment http://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
50:04
September 14, 2020
Boys Don't Cry (2020 short)
"Boys Don't Cry" (2020 short) - men's mental health GUEST: Choreographer/Director John Ross, "Boys Don't Cry" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKA4Vb5kWzQ Mental Health Film Comment http://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment http://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment https://www.instagram.com/mentalhealthfilmcomment/
28:30
September 10, 2020
"Magic Camp" (2020)
Life's lessons from one of the latest Disney movies GUESTS: father & son magic duo Dan Chan & James Chan https://www.facebook.com/danchanmagic Mental Health Film Comment http://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment http://www.twitter.com/mhfilmcomment https://www.instagram.com/mentalhealthfilmcomment/
26:12
September 7, 2020
"Shock Corridor" (1963)
General discussion incl. eliminating stigma - "Shock Corridor" (1963) GUEST: automythographist and author Laux http://www.facebook.com/LAUXtheauthor/ Mental Health Film Comment http://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment
39:19
August 30, 2020
Boogie Nights (1997)
Porn addiction - "Boogie Nights" (1997) - education, info & referral GUEST: Joshua Shea, Pornography Addiction Expert & Author *Explicit content warning - listener discretion advised More info: NAMI: http://www.nami.org Mental Health America: http://mhanational.org Joshua Shea: http://recoveringpornaddict.com LIKE this podcast on Facebook @MentalHealthFilmComment
01:08:03
August 23, 2020
Motherless Brooklyn (2019)
Tourette's - "Motherless Brooklyn" (2019) - info & referral GUEST: Dan Zerin, "My Voices Have Tourette's" podcast (Iceland)
41:57
August 16, 2020
The Terminal (2004)
mental health & recovery UK, US - "The Terminal (2004) - info & referral GUEST: Paul & Emma, Mental Heads podcast
01:02:19
August 16, 2020
The Swimmer (1968)
Dual Diagnosis/Substance Use Disorder - "The Swimmer" - info & referral info
35:53
August 15, 2020
A Summer In The Cage (2007)
Bipolar disorder - "A Summer In The Cage" - info & referral info
45:22
August 9, 2020