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 →
Described as the most severe form of depression, you'll learn more about technology advances helping those with bipolar disorder. Hear from experts at the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Fund at the University of Michigan Depression Center who are taking groundbreaking steps here locally. Meet one of their clients using... read more →
An estimated 50 to 80 thousand people in Michigan have autism spectrum disorder, including nearly 16,000 children enrolled in Michigan schools. Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley is a featured guest along with Dr. Colleen Allen of Autism Alliance of Michigan. Learn about the AAM MINavigator online tool for Michigan families dealing... read more →
Experts estimate that seven in 10 Americans, aged 65 and older, will need long-term services and support, and more than 20 percent of the U.S. population will be older than 65 by 2030. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, talks about issues facing seniors and caregivers, including those that impact their mental health.... read more →
On this episode of MI Healthy Mind, we unveil conversations about Human Trafficking, a modern form of slavery. It takes place across the country, including right here in Michigan, in nearly every community.