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The SMI Bulldog

The SMI Bulldog

By Brian Black
We talk about SMI (Serious Mental Illness) advocacy and public policy
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"The Extraordinary Ordinary" (2020)

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GUEST: Author Pete Earley
Honored to have Pete Earley on this episode - one of the most authoritative voices for SMI (Seriously Mentally Illness) in our community.  GUEST: Pete Earley http://www.peteearley.com/ The SMI Bulldog https://www.facebook.com/TheSMIBulldog Arizona SMI Advocacy and Public Policy Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/arizonasmiadvocates
38:22
April 03, 2022
GUEST: State Representative Cesar Chavez
GUEST: Rep. Cesar Chavez (Legislative District 29) joins us to talk about SMI advocacy in Arizona https://www.azleg.gov/house-member/?legislature=54&legislator=1887 The SMI Bulldog https://www.facebook.com/TheSMIBulldog Arizona SMI Advocacy and Public Policy Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/arizonasmiadvocates
30:09
March 04, 2022
GUEST: Amy Silverman, "Crisis In Mental Care"
GUEST: Amy Silverman, Arizona Journalist of the Year 2021 The best journalism about mental health/mental illness in Arizona we have seen in a really long time: https://azcir.org/news/2021/10/19/crisis-in-mental-health-care-arnold-v-sarn/ Amy Silverman https://www.amy-silverman.com/ https://www.facebook.com/amy.silverman https://twitter.com/amysilvermanaz The SMI Bulldog https://www.facebook.com/TheSMIBulldog Arizona SMI Advocacy and Public Policy Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/arizonasmiadvocates
35:24
February 04, 2022
GUEST: Anne Fuestel - movies/advocacy "Sunset Blvd."
GUEST: Author Anne Feustel, "Our Favorite Movies: How Films Affect Our Mental Health" to talk about "Prison Dogs" https://wearewritingwisely.com/our-favorite-movies/ https://www.facebook.com/WritingWisely/ The SMI Bulldog https://www.facebook.com/TheSMIBulldog https://www.facebook.com/groups/arizonasmiadvocates
36:58
December 03, 2021
GUEST: Kellan Fluckiger, Your Ultimate Life
GUEST: Kellan Fluckiger, Your Ultimate Life Podcast https://www.kellanfluckiger.com/ https://your-ultimate-life-by-kellan-fluckiger.simplecast.com/episodes The SMI Bulldog https://www.facebook.com/TheSMIBulldog https://www.facebook.com/groups/arizonasmiadvocates
21:12
November 19, 2021
GUEST: Mental Health Attorney Charles "Chick" Arnold
GUEST: Mental Health Attorney Charles "Chick" Arnold Honored to have Chick Arnold on the podcast - these stories will help explain why: https://azcir.org/news/2021/10/20/40-years-later-arnold-v-sarn-legacy-lives-on/ The SMI Bulldog https://www.facebook.com/TheSMIBulldog https://www.facebook.com/groups/arizonasmiadvocates http://linktr.ee/thesmilbulldog
25:51
November 10, 2021
GUEST: Anne Fuestel - movies/advocacy "Prison Dogs"
GUEST: Author Anne Feustel, "Our Favorite Movies: How Films Affect Our Mental Health" to talk about "Prison Dogs" https://wearewritingwisely.com/our-favorite-movies/ https://www.facebook.com/WritingWisely/ The SMI Bulldog https://www.facebook.com/TheSMIBulldog https://www.facebook.com/groups/arizonasmiadvocates
14:47
November 06, 2021
GUEST: Jack W. Gregory, Poet & The Accident Journalist
GUEST: Jack W. Gregory, Poet & The Accident Journalist  https://www.facebook.com/jwgreg The SMI Bulldog https://www.facebook.com/groups/arizonasmiadvocates https://www.facebook.com/TheSMIBulldog https://twitter.com/thesmibulldog
42:11
October 31, 2021
GUEST: Author Richard Capriola, "The Addicted Child"
GUEST: Richard Capriola, Author of "The Addicted Child" https://helptheaddictedchild.com/ The SMI Bulldog https://www.facebook.com/groups/arizonasmiadvocates https://www.facebook.com/TheSMIBulldog https://twitter.com/thesmibulldog
12:36
October 23, 2021
GUEST: Steve Bisson, "Finding Your Way Through Therapy"
GUEST: Author, Therapist, Podcast Host Steve Bisson Finding Your Way Through Therapy https://www.facebook.com/FindingWayThroughTherapy/ The SMI Bulldog https://www.facebook.com/TheSMIBulldog https://www.facebook.com/groups/arizonasmiadvocates
18:42
October 16, 2021
GUEST: Author Anne Feustel, "Our Favorite Movies"
GUEST: Author Anne Feustel, "Our Favorite Movies: How Films Affect Our Mental Health" to talk about "Short Term 12" https://wearewritingwisely.com/our-favorite-movies/ https://www.facebook.com/WritingWisely/ The SMI Bulldog https://www.facebook.com/TheSMIBulldog https://www.facebook.com/groups/arizonasmiadvocates
18:28
October 02, 2021
GUEST: Janet Hays, Healing Minds NOLA
GUEST: Janet Hays from Healing Minds NOLA  Healing Minds NOLA: https://healingmindsnola.org/ http://www.janethaysforsheriff.com/
39:39
September 25, 2021
"Requiem For a Dream" (2000)
"Requiem For a Dream" (2000) & addiction, sobriety GUEST: Author Nadia Bruce-Rawlins Nadia Bruce-Rawlins https://www.nadiabrucerawlings.com/ https://www.facebook.com/NadiaBruceRawlingsWriter https://twitter.com/nadiarawlings Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
24:03
July 19, 2021
"The Three Faces of Eve" (1957)
"The Three Faces of Eve" (1957) & dissociative identity disorder GUEST: Jill Riley, Post Traumatic Faith Podcast Jill Riley http://www.jillriley.com https://www.facebook.com/jillriley.author https://twitter.com/jillrileyauthor Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilcomment@mail.com
28:24
July 15, 2021
"Safe" (1995)
"Safe" (1995) & sustainability, chemical sensitivity GUEST: Molly, No Railings Podcast https://twitter.com/NoRailings https://www.instagram.com/norailingspodcast/ https://www.facebook.com/NoRailings Mental Heath Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
38:10
July 12, 2021
"Ben Is Back" (2018)
"Ben is Back" (2018) & anxiety and mental illness in families GUEST: Award-Winning Author Lynn McLaughin, "Jackson" Lynn McMaughlin https://lynnmclaughlin.com/ https://www.facebook.com/lynnmclaughlin.co/ https://twitter.com/lynnmcla Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
29:46
July 08, 2021
"The Dark Horse" (2014)
"The Dark Horse" (2014) & chess and bipolar disorder GUEST: Author Anne Feustel, "Our Favorite Movies: How Films Affect Our Mental Health" Writing Wisely https://wearewritingwisely.com/ https://www.facebook.com/WritingWisely Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
40:23
July 05, 2021
"Thank You For Your Service" (2017)
"Thank You For Your Service" (2017) & PTSD, depression, anxiety GUEST: Jayson Miller, Miller's Military Moments Miller's Military Moments https://millersmilitarymoments.com/ https://twitter.com/miller_thatsme Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
31:14
June 24, 2021
"The Theory of Everything" (2014)
"The Theory of Everything" (2014) & depression and disability issues GUEST: Voice Over Artist Amy Sinha Amy Sinha https://www.amysinha.com/ https://www.facebook.com/AmySinhaVoiceOverArtist https://www.youtube.com/user/MissASinha Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
26:32
June 21, 2021
"Alien Boy: The Life and Death of James Chasse" (2013)
"Alien Boy: The Life and Death of James Chasse" (2013) & social justice issues in mental health GUEST: Rachel Levy, Rethinking Psychiatry Rethinking Psychiatry http://www.rethinkingpsychiatry.org/ https://www.facebook.com/RethinkingPsychiatry Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthfilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
37:43
June 17, 2021
"The Hunger Games" (2012)
"The Hunger Games" (2012) & mental health GUEST: Nat Schooler, Futuristic Podcast Host Nat Schooler https://natschooler.com/ https://www.facebook.com/natschooler https://twitter.com/natschooler Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
44:06
June 14, 2021
"Framing Britney Spears" (2021)
"Framing Britney Spears" (2021) & conservatorship, mental health in media GUEST: Miranda Spencer, Mad In America Mad In America https://www.madinamerica.com https://www.facebook.com/madinamerica https://twitter.com/Mad_In_America Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
32:41
June 10, 2021
"Infinitely Polar Bear" (2015)
"Infinitely Polar Bear" (2015), bipolar & media representation of mental health GUEST: Author Anne Feustel, "Our Favorite Movies: How Films Affect Our Mental Health" Writing Wisely https://wearewritingwisely.com/ https://www.facebook.com/WritingWisely Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
48:26
June 07, 2021
"Eddie The Eagle" (2016)
"Eddie The Eagle" (2016) & suicide prevention, overcoming obstacles GUEST: Joseph Reid, Broken People Peer Support Group Broken People Peer Support https://www.broken-people.org/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/287522532033608 https://twitter.com/BrokenPeople9 Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
39:42
June 03, 2021
"M*A*S*H" (1970)
"M*A*S*H" (1970) & suicide prevention and comedy GUEST: Mental Health Comedian Frank King Mental Health Comedian https://www.thementalhealthcomedian.com/ https://www.facebook.com/theMentalHealthComedian/ https://twitter.com/theMHcomedian NOTE: Free copy of unabridged audiobook version of "Guts, Grits and The Grind" at: https://www.thementalhealthcomedian.com/ Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
41:13
May 31, 2021
"Soteria Vermont" (2021)
"Soteria Vermont" (2021) & soteria approach to mental health GUEST: Voyce Hendrix https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDLCAeReWEKv8zMaKwACUtQ https://www.moshersoteria.com/ http://www.rethinkingpsychiatry.org/about/ Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
37:46
May 27, 2021
"Girl, Interrupted" (1999) Take 2
"Girl, Interrupted" (1999) & m.h. & mindset, bipolar, ending the stigma GUEST: Paris Prynkiewicz, Crooked Illness Crooked Illness IG: @crookedillness https://www.facebook.com/crookedillness https://www.facebook.com/groups/460337595106440 Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
38:00
May 24, 2021
"Love Liza" (2002)
"Love Liza" (2002) & suicide prevention, Virtual Mental Health Museum GUEST: Brian Higgins, Mental Healthy Fit Mental Healthy Fit https://mentalhealthyfit.org/ https://www.seeitthisway.org https://www.facebook.com/mentalhealthyFIT/ Mental Healthy Fit https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
32:56
May 20, 2021
"Terminator 2" (1991)
"Terminator 2" (1991) & bipolar disorder, mental health GUEST: John Poehler, The Bipolar Battle The Bipolar Battle https://www.thebipolarbattle.org/ https://www.facebook.com/bipolarjohn https://twitter.com/BipolarBattle Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment
35:40
May 17, 2021
"Inside Out" (2015) Take 2
"Inside Out" (2015) & anxiety, depression, grief GUEST: Anxiety, Depression, & Grief Coach https://madisonshea.com/ https://www.facebook.com/GriefandGroundwork/ Mental Health Film Comment https://www.facebook.com/MentalHealthFilmComment https://twitter.com/mhfilmcomment email: mentalhealthfilmcomment@mail.com
31:40
May 13, 2021
"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 06, 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 03, 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 08, 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 05, 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 01, 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 08, 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 04, 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 01, 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 08, 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 04, 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 01, 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 07, 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 04, 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 07, 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 03, 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 09, 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 05, 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 02, 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 08, 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 05, 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 01, 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 07, 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 09, 2020