Sarah Desjardins, to all outward appearances, is an engaging, highly intelligent, well-adjusted and successful woman. No one, not even Sarah herself, could have imagined the horrific childhood abuses that led to the development of a coping mechanism called Dissociative Identity Disorder, commonly known as multiple personalities. Learn how Sarah came... read more →
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... read more →
Imagine being a child, with your parents and siblings one minute, and the next minute intentionally abandoned, waiting for parents who you will never see again? This is the story of Marsialle Arbuckle who, at three years old, along with his two young brothers, was cruelly cast off into the... read more →
Michael Mooney’s gambling addiction began with pitching pennies and ended when he nearly threw his life away. To most people, the word addiction brings to mind drugs and alcohol. But addiction to gambling, though less known, is just as epidemic and just as serious. Experts believe that people who gamble... read more →
To most people, the term Schizoaffective Disorder is very likely a new one. What is it? What are its consequences? To Bethany Boik, Schizoaffective Disorder was also a new and unknown term...even though she had suffered from from the disorder for more than a decade. Now, Bethany shares her journey... read more →
Meet Sean Rosen, a young, highly-accomplished individual with Asperger Syndrome, and with Dr. Sally Bloch, who not only specializes in AS but who just happens to be Sean’s mother. Sean and his family have been through a lot together. As a toddler, he began to exhibit some unusual behaviors, symptoms of... read more →
Almost everybody knows someone, or knows of someone who has ridden the roller coaster of drug abuse. Michael Brock is someone who not only survived a fierce battle with drug and alcohol abuse, but is now helping others on the road to recovery.
Anna Kilar shared her story of personal struggle, and ultimate triumph over her life‐threatening eating disorder. We also hear from Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Dana Shapiro of Simply Become, PLLC who gave her insight and expertise on eating disorders, the risks and dangers associated with them, as well as discussing the road to recovery.
Michael Mooney is a recovered gambling addict and psychologist who has gone on to treat others like himself, whose lives went from fun and games…to bust. To most people, the word addiction brings to mind drugs and alcohol. But addiction to gambling, though less known, is just as epidemic…and just... read more →
MI Healthy Mind premiered its new season on Sunday, July 24, 2016 with an exclusive interview with Oscar-Nominated Actress, Author and Mental Health Advocate Mariel Hemingway. Mariel Hemingway shared her very personal story of coming from a long line of great, but troubled, souls‐‐where suicide was so common, that it had to be... read more →