For OCD Awareness Week, Mark did a Q&A with The Mighty all about recovery from OCD, an overview of some of the OCD symptoms he dealt with, the benefits of approaching comorbid mental illness labels as one big bucket rather than a million different problems, the problems with our mental healthcare system, the differences between how his […]
Matt and Daniela interview Andrew on his work experiences, including some tips on what’s worked well for him the last few years.
Big thanks to Andrew for doing the interview, and providing the music for our podcast!
I would love to believe that I knew my son better than anyone, that I knew everything about him. I would love to tell you that. But I didn’t. For 12 years, I didn’t get to know him. Dylan Barmache, a non-verbal 16-year-old with autism, was unknown even to his mom before he developed the […]
Mark joined Stuart, from The OCD Stories, for another wide-ranging interview (check out the first one here) on a variety of mental health and OCD issues, from Internet compulsions, to health anxieties, to dealing with false-memories, uncertainty, control, mindfulness, recovery, and why your therapist better start learning how to run marathons…
In this interview from the City of Brains Project, Mike shares the story of supporting his brother finding help for schizophrenia in Toronto’s mental healthcare system. The story spans several years, bouncing around multiple hospitals and mental health services, interactions with the justice system, and personal mental health challenges. It’s a detailed, all-too-common description of […]