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Things I Never Said

Things I Never Said

By Things I Never Said

“Things I Never Said” is an indie documentary tackling the subject of Asian American mental health and identity. Wendy (director) and Beatrice (producer) sit down to chat every two weeks with friends and special guests to normalize chatting about mental health. This podcast centers around openly discussing mental health, current events, finding solidarity in each other and healing together.
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Episode 6: Working Differently
Episode 6: Working Differently
Recorded: September 2020. Our conversation with KC, Pattie, and Ryan about how work has changed for them and how they’ve adapted: KC talks about working from home in the tech industry, Pattie talks about new physical therapy procedures and working on music, and Ryan talks about working on film productions and supplementing his income through food deliveries. For resources: Asian Mental Health Project Music by Robert Mai Podcast artwork by Anna Calubayan Podcast editing by Beatrice Ho Assistant podcast editing by Cha Sarreal
44:46
April 24, 2021
Episode 5: COVID - A Nurse's Perspective
Episode 5: COVID - A Nurse's Perspective
Recorded: October 6, 2020. Our conversation with CJ (a registered nurse) on his experiences being a part of the unit handling COVID patients, how this pandemic has affected his work and the healthcare workplace. For resources: Asian Mental Health Project Music by Robert Mai Podcast artwork by Anna Calubayan Podcast editing by Beatrice Ho Assistant podcast editing by Cha Sarreal
44:26
April 15, 2021
Episode 4 (Part II): COVID - What Do the Doctors Say?
Episode 4 (Part II): COVID - What Do the Doctors Say?
This is the second part of our conversation with these two bicoastal Asian American doctors: Dr. Alex Tran (NY) and Dr. Dave Tran (CA). We gain insight into the public healthcare workplace environment, and battling COVID-19 day in and day out. Our conversation continues with the discussion of mental health in the workplace and their personal lives, mental health stigma, the model minority myth, putting COVID-19 death numbers in perspective, racism, and the future of the US (iamavoter.com). *  For resources: Asian Mental Health Project Music by Robert Mai Podcast artwork by Anna Calubayan Podcast editing by Beatrice Ho
44:41
October 13, 2020
Episode 4 (Part I): COVID - What Do the Doctors Say?
Episode 4 (Part I): COVID - What Do the Doctors Say?
This is the first part of our conversation with these two bicoastal Asian American doctors: Dr. Alex Tran (NY) and Dr. Dave Tran (CA). We gain insight into the public healthcare workplace environment, and battling COVID-19 day in and day out. We first understand how and why they wanted to work in healthcare, then dive into specifics of COVID-19 complications and how we can all work to normalize this conversation about death and dying.  For resources: Asian Mental Health Project Music by Robert Mai Podcast artwork by Anna Calubayan Podcast editing by Beatrice Ho
39:35
September 30, 2020
Episode 3: How to Be a Friend When You Don't Understand
Episode 3: How to Be a Friend When You Don't Understand
Am I having a heart attack or a panic attack? We’re chatting with our friends: Hannah, Nicholas and Tyler, about their relationship with mental health and their perspectives on the Asian American community. In the current instability of the pandemic and racism, seeing people as people is more important than ever. Aren’t we all confused humans trying to navigate the world the best we can? Tune in to hear us share our stories.  For resources: Asian Mental Health Project Music by Robert Mai Podcast artwork by Anna Calubayan Podcast editing by Beatrice Ho
43:52
September 02, 2020
Episode 2: Is Anybody There?
Episode 2: Is Anybody There?
Today, we sit down and talk with two online community leaders: Carrie and Michelangelo. Carrie is the founder of the Asian Mental Health Project. She has been hosting weekly workshops and events with mental health professionals and educators during COVID-19 on various mental health topics and social issues. Michelangelo is the Discord server owner of Michelangelo’s Quarantine. A creative hub of his friends and anyone who would like to join. They frequently game together, catch up on each other’s lives, watch a lot of KDramas and more.  For resources: Asian Mental Health Project Music by Robert Mai Podcast artwork by Anna Calubayan Podcast editing by Beatrice Ho
35:60
August 18, 2020
Episode 1: Where Are We Now?
Episode 1: Where Are We Now?
Social distancing and wearing masks got you down? In our first episode, we chat with our friends about the new “normal” we live in: Arjay (freelance grip and electric in film productions in Long Beach, CA), Brian (clinical research coordinator in San Francisco, CA), and Jillian (part-time stay-at-home mom, videographer, and graphic designer in Branson, MO). Come join us as we talk about changes in our work lives, how we’ve stayed in touch with each other and finding creative solutions to socialize, and how we’ve been staying “sane.”  For resources: Asian Mental Health Project Music by Robert Mai Podcast artwork by Anna Calubayan Podcast editing by Beatrice Ho
29:07
August 11, 2020