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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

This week, MI Healthy Mind explores the Opioid Abuse Epidemic…right in our own backyards.

We meet Andrew Brown, someone who’s been there and done all that.

Andrew was hopelessly addicted to opiates — painkillers. Over time, what started with, what he considered, “less hazardous” prescription painkillers had suddenly progressed into daily heroin use.

It is not unusual for someone who has experienced a traumatic event, especially a young person, to turn to opioids for relief or escape, to “self-medicate”, and to unintentionally get hooked on these powerful drugs. Such is the story of Andrew, whose mother died when he was only 14 years old. Drugs seemed to be his only solution to the real problem: dealing with his grief.

These addictions can happen to ANYONE—crossing all socio-economic lines. Catastrophic addictions can begin innocently and legitimately enough, often even through the prescription of necessary and appropriate pain medications by physicians, which is very common practice.

But recovery is a process, and Andrew got into treatment. Today, he is proud to state that he’s in long-term recovery.
Andrew’s journey ultimately lead to his training as a Peer Recovery Coach, and helping others achieve their own victory to live rewarding lives.

Watch MI Healthy Mind Sunday and learn more about this extraordinary young man.

Let’s Talk About It!

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Addiction, abuse, mental illness, suicide… MI Healthy Mind has been exploring these sensitive issues for nearly two years, showcasing real heroes who have overcome these crushing obstacles, and presenting experts who provide the resources for our viewers to find the help they need.
Let’s Talk About It!

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

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