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.
Former Detroit Lions Quarterback, Eric Hipple is a special guest on the show, along with John Cornack, president of the Eisenower Center, who will both share about an innovative program called After the Impact. This program pairs athletes and veterans to help them heal from traumatic brain injuries, addiction and post... read more →
When a new baby is born, it is usually a joyous time in a couple's lives, but sometimes, serious depression can set in. Known as postpartum depression; meet a brave young couple who share their story dealing with this mental illness. What are the signs? How can you get help? Hear... read more →
One in four women are affected by domestic violence in her lifetime according to national statistics. Could she be someone you know? How to identify the signals she is in trouble? Where to get help? Men suffering from domestic violence are often under-reported stats. See this episode featuring a survivor and... read more →
What are the signs of concussion, and the effects? Hear from neuropsychologist Dr. Bradley Merker, co-director of the sports concussion clinic for Henry Ford Health System and an independent consultant to the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Lions. Christina Eyers, HFHS’ athletic training manager, about the role that athletic trainers play on and... read more →
Viewers of this episode of MI Healthy Mind will have an opportunity to learn why educators from throughout the U.S. and overseas are visiting Detroit Public Schools’ Charles Drew Transition Center, which provides vocational training for students, ages 18 to 26, with moderate to severe disabilities.