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2017 NAMI Michigan Honors

We are proud to announce that
MI Healthy Mind was nominated and recognized as A Hero of Mental Health!

It’s Time To Remove The Stigma: Let’s Talk About It!

MI Healthy Mind is a 30-minute TV talk show with a focus on all things Health and Wellness, particularly in the mental health and behavioral sectors. Seasoned hosts, Elizabeth Atkins and Michael Hunter explore a vast range of subjects (addiction,

depression, bipolar, autism etc) with valuable insights and lively conversation from popular entertainers, experts, athletes, and other newsmakers. But most important, MI Healthy Mind showcases real people, “the heroes” who have

overcome and triumphed over their mental health issues. In the wake of incredible loss, or adversity, these people found a way to turn personal tragedy into hope.

“All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.” — Helen Keller

THE CHEMISTRY OF CRAVINGS… AT THE
HEART OF OUR HABITS

Cravings…for food, for drugs, for gambling, cigarettes, alcohol. What happens when they get out of control?

Cravings. We all have them. A milk chocolate candy bar.  A cold beer on a hot day. A friendly game of penny poker.  But at what point can our innocent cravings become a problem, a compulsion, even an addiction?

When it comes to cravings–whether they’re simple, impulsive desires or full-blown addictions–there’s one thing they all have in common. They all aim at satisfying our brain’s pleasure center. Our brains naturally emit signals telling us when our bodies are low in “feel good” chemicals like dopamine, serotonin, adrenaline, endorphins. These signals drive us to do things that will satisfy the chemical deficiencies–through healthy means such as exercise and sleep, and through destructive means such as nicotine, sugar, even pain. The difficulty arises when your CHEMICALS…are controlling YOU.

Those chemical cravings in the brain—as well as a negative attitude, a “fixed mindset”–drive our behavior, leading one into a daily life of self-destructive habits. These cravings are in control us. Learn how addiction changes the brain, leading to lasting changes in learning, motivation, and pleasure.

This week, MI Healthy Mind takes an in depth and candid look at this control question with Vicki Griffin, who discusses how her personal cravings nearly destroyed her. Then shares her amazing story…. a complicated family, a history of unhealthy habits, addictions, and an inspiring journey back to high-level good health and now…Director, Lifestyle Matters.

Watch this episode of
MI Healthy Mind, this Sunday. 

Let’s Talk About It!

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Myths and Truths: Health Issues of American Indians

The story of the American Indian is filled with historical myths and modern day truths. On this episode of MI Healthy Mind, we explore the truths and explode the myths of this fascinating and resilient community who have specific challenges that are direct products of their culture, biology, history and policy.

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Safe Space

Drug addiction, suicide, abuse, human trafficking… join us for conversations that may change your life! We’re shining a courageous spotlight on difficult topics with people whose triumphant stories will inspire. And our experts will give you the tools to change your life. Wellness begins in the mind, and our motto is the first step to achieving that: “Let’s talk about it!”

Co-Hosts

Compassionate, engaging and energetic, Michael Hunter and Elizabeth Atkins speak from experience as they guide guests through strong, honest conversations about issues that could have crushed them, but instead made them stronger.  Join Michael and Elizabeth to celebrate wellness in mind, body and spirit!

Resources

Each week on MI Healthy Mind we interview individuals who triumph over challenges of mental health, find experts to learn more about how to get help for others dealing with similar issues and provide those resources for viewers.

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Show Highlights

  • Our motto is, “Let’s Talk About It!”
  • We showcase real people triumphing over tragedy to inspire others.
  • We provide a safe forum to discuss difficult topics such as addiction, mental illness, and health problems.
  • Our goal is to inspire viewers to feel they’re not alone, that help is available and that treatment works.
  • MI Healthy Mind is judgement-free.
  • Our experts provide resources and tools for everyone to achieve wellness in mind, body and spirit.

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DISCLAIMER

This site is not intended to provide and does not constitute medical, legal, or other professional advice.

MI Healthy Mind is designed to support, not replace, medical or psychiatric treatment.

Please seek professional care if you believe you may have a condition.

If you require immediate assistance contact 911

TEAM WELLNESS CRISIS HOTLINE @ 313-258-3842

or TEAM WELLNESS @ 313-274-3700

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

  • Our motto is, “Let’s Talk About It!”
  • We showcase real people triumphing over tragedy to inspire others.
  • We provide a safe forum to discuss difficult topics such as addiction, mental illness, and health problems.
  • Our goal is to inspire viewers to feel they’re not alone, that help is available and that treatment works.
  • MI Healthy Mind is judgement-free.
  • Our experts provide resources and tools for everyone to achieve wellness in mind, body and spirit.

OUR PRODUCERS

This groundbreaking new show, MI Healthy Mind is produced by Relativity Communications. Relativity is a woman-owned production company with offices in Plymouth, Michigan, specializing in locally focused programming. Relativity is committed to providing high quality content for Michigan viewing audiences. For more information, call 734-667-4425.

DISCLAIMER
This site is not intended to provide and does not constitute medical, legal, or other professional advice. MI Healthy Mind is designed to support, not replace, medical or psychiatric treatment. Please seek professional care if you believe you may have a condition.