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The best podcasts for Mental Health and Wellness

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Who am I?

My name is Derek Streeter. I am 38 years old, and I live in Cortez, Colorado with my wife, Corin, and our 8 month old son, Sawyer. Losing my brother to suicide in 2015 put me on a new path. It was the most difficult thing I’ve ever experienced, but it made me a better, more compassionate person. I am getting my Masters degree in Mental Health and Wellness. I want to be a grief counselor.

My Show

What is my podcast about and/or how does it relate to the playlist topic you chose?

My podcast is about my journey through grief. I hope it inspires others to be open about their feelings after losing a loved one.

What is my podcast playlist about?

Taking care of your mental health. I think it is very important to allow yourself the ability to embrace your emotions.

The podcasts I picked and why

1. Mental - The Podcast to Destigmatise Mental Health

Why this podcast?

It is a great podcast to start out your mental health rejuvenation. So many people are worried that they will be judged if they are open about what they are feeling.

Best Health Podcast 4 years running at The People’s Choice Podcast Awards 🏆 Mental was created by Bobby Temps to break down mental health stigma and discrimination. Joined by special guests, the podcast is a safe space to hear honest and insightful mental health interviews in the hope listeners will feel more empowered to continue the conversation with others. Every other Thursday we delve into a factor in mental health and how to better manage it. You’ll also better understand different conditions from first-hand experience, with inspiring guests and surprising statistics. Start listening from any episode or topic that interests you. So whether you have experienced mental illness or not, there’ll be something to relate to in each episode and a reminder that, you are enough!

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2. UnF*ck Your Brain: Feminist Self-Help for Everyone

Why this podcast?

It is inspiring and a great way to get your confidence back. Life throws us many curveballs, and it takes some time to bounce back.

UnF*ck Your Brain: Feminist Self-Help for Everyone
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UnF*ck Your Brain: Feminist Self-Help for Everyone breaks down the centuries of sexist socialization that causes us to struggle with self-doubt, burnout, and anxiety. Hosted by Master Feminist Coach Kara Loewentheil, J.D., founder of The School of New Feminist Thought and author of Take Back Your Brain (Penguin 2024), each episode teaches you how to turn down the noise of societal expectations, turn up the volume on what YOU really want in life, and change your thinking to make sure you go get it. This podcast is an essential resource for anyone eager to embrace a life free from limiting beliefs and societal constraints. If you ever find yourself asking questions like... *Why am I so anxious about stuff that isn’t a big deal? *How can I stop overthinking everything? *Am I selfish for wanting my life to look different? *Will I ever feel comfortable in my body? *Am I a bad parent? *How can I ask for more money at work? *Can I stop people-pleasing? *How can my partner and I communicate better? ... then you won’t want to miss an episode. Visit schoolofnewfeministthought.com to learn more about The School of New Feminist Thought and more.

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3. Mental Illness Happy Hour

Why this podcast?

A great variety of stories. All of them are about things we can relate to, whether we are the one dealing with the issues or not.

Mental Illness Happy Hour
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"Remarkable" - Psychology Today

"A vital, compassionate gem that fills a desperate and under-addressed need in our society." - Esquire

"A perversely safe place in which he and his guests talk about their fears, addictions and traumatic childhoods." - NY Times

"Gilmartin makes a conscious effort to explore stories that aren’t black and white" - Slate Magazine

"Praised by listeners all over the world" - Atlantic Monthly

Named To Top Health Podcast List by: NY Times, Esquire, Slate, Oprah Magazine, Women's Health, Onion A.V. Club, Apple Podcast Staff

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4. Before You Kill Yourself: a suicide prevention podcast.

Why this podcast?

I’m passionate about this message. It’s important that we remind those close to us of the value that they hold.

A suicide prevention podcast. TEDx speaker, Leo Flowers has a Masters in Counseling/Psychology and is a stand-up comedian. Join him while he interviews other mental health experts, comedians and best-selling book authors as we help you rediscover your purpose, reduce your pain and regain your sense of belonging.

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5. The Leftover Pieces; Suicide Loss Conversations

Why this podcast?

I’ve been there, and this will help you pick up the pieces. I have been passionate about getting people to talk about their loss since I discovered how truly freeing it can be.

The Leftover Pieces; Suicide Loss Conversations
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You have found a podcast about surviving life after a suicide loss, which is nothing short of devastating, leaving you not knowing how to begin picking up the leftover pieces of your shattered heart. The host, Melissa Bottorff-Arey, who lost her 21-year-old son Alex to suicide on August 7, 2016, speaks to this from her own experiences. You will hear her have honest, hard conversations with other loss survivors, healers, and mental health experts on the podcast. She also produces shorter, solo episodes where she shares her own thoughts & experiences in this journey (thus far). She explores relevant topics and asks the hard questions. Nothing is 'off limit' as she delves into all areas of this grief, such as trauma, hope, healing, self-care, legacy & stigma. Melissa believes we learn to live alongside our grief, not get over it. We can make a difference only through authentic, meaningful connections and mindful choices. For a supporter or educator, these conversations hold nuggets of awareness and shine a spotlight on suicide and grief honestly and unapologetically. As a suicide loss griever, one can find the comfort of a community and hope for a little brighter tomorrow. Melissa wants to help others, like herself, go from surviving to finding a life with meaning, maybe even happiness, amid their own leftover pieces.

[Please NOTE: This podcast is for only relational, informational, and entertainment purposes. It candidly and openly discusses sensitive and sometimes activating topics. There will be no in-depth or graphic descriptions of the method, but merely the possible mention of suicide, murder, rape, and the like. Be guided and care for yourself accordingly. Also, Melissa is not a doctor or licensed therapist, and nothing on this podcast should be taken in place of, or as, medical/mental health advice or recommendations.]

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