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No Need to Explain with the Mental Health Mamas

We ALL have mental health.The Mental Health Mamas are on a mission to normalize the conversation around mental health. Are you well? Do you have good strategies to take care of your mental health or do you need more support? We are here to walk beside you and help you hold some of the hard stuff as we all find our way through this messy and imperfect world.Join us as we share a bit of what we’ve learned along the way, talk openly about mental health, work to help you feel less alone and gently remind you to do your best to take care of yourself while also taking care of your people.With the Mental Health Mamas, there’s No Need to Explain.

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Parenting with Pride with Guest Heather Hester
This week the Mental Health Mamas welcome encore guest Heather Hester talking about her brand new book Parenting with Pride: Unlearn Bias and Embrace, Empower and Love Your LGTBQ+ Teen.  Excellent guest!  Excellent book!  Listen in!Visit Heather's website for more content and resources at:  https://www.chrysalismama.com/Visit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.orgUSA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance.To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline            SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline® Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
20:33 5/7/24
Get Out of the "ShouldStorm" with guest Alison Escalante
With the hustle culture comes anxiety and the ever dreaded "ShouldStorm".  This week Alison Escalante joins the podcast to talk about parenting, the ShouldStorm, her antidote and so much more.  Listen in!Visit Alison's website at: https://theprimarycarer.comwww.sighseestart.comVisit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.orgUSA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance.To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline            SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline® Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
28:38 4/23/24
Personality: Changeable or Static? with guest Shannon Sauer Zavala
This week the Mental Health Mamas dive into an in depth conversation about personality and our personalities are more malleable than we think.  Our guest is clinical psychologist Shannon Sauer Zavala founder of Compass, Intentional Personality Change https://www.personality-compass.com/.  Listen in.Visit Shannon's website at :  https://www.personality-compass.com/Visit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.orgUSA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance.To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline            SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline® Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
24:05 4/9/24
The Importance of Rejuvenation with guest Tessia Watson
The Mental Health Mamas are back this week with guest Tessia Watson, mum and author of the new book Rejuvenated Mums Make Happy Kids.  In the episode, Tessia discusses the importance of finding your true self after motherhood, having a responsibility to our own well being and building a support network.  Listen in!Visit Tessia's Website:  https://tessiawatson.com/Visit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.orgUSA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance.To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline            SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline® Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
32:31 3/26/24
Storytelling Drives Connection with Guest Erin Rodgers
Join the Mental Health Mamas this week as Erin Rodgers entertains us with her storytelling talent and her self deprecating humor, normalizing autism, ADHD and mental differences.  https://www.storystarcoaching.com/aboutVisit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.orgUSA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance.To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline            SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline® Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
37:07 3/5/24
Does Mommy Really Need a Drink? with guest Celeste Yvonne
This week the Mental Health Mamas talk with a mom whose story and honest postings about her dealing with her own sobriety touched so many people that she made it her life's work.  Listen in as she talks about her book, It's Not About The Wine:  The  Truth Behind the Mommy Wine Culture.https://www.celesteyvonne.com/Visit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.orgUSA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance.To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline            SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline® Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
28:30 2/20/24
Unpacking Our Past: A Key to Wellness
This week Tina and Serena are joined by Melissa Crook, host of the F.E.E.L.S, podcast joins us to talk about her journey and how she helps others find wellness through feeling all of the feels.Visit Melissa Crook's website:  https://www.embracinglayers.com/on Instagram  @embracinglayersVisit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectReceive 10% off any Cope Notes subscription: copenotes.com/?affiliate=MHMamasMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.orgUSA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance.To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline            SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline® Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
28:52 2/6/24
Seeing Disabilities as Super Powers with Guest Alex Gilbert
This week the Mental Health Mamas are joined by Alex Gilbert, career coach for adults with learning disabilities and/or ADHD. Tune in to hear how Alex used her own experience with ADHD and Dyslexia to help other and why she believes disabilities are actually super powers.Visit Alex's Website: https://www.capeableconsulting.com/Visit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectReceive 10% off any Cope Notes subscription: copenotes.com/?affiliate=MHMamasMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.orgUSA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance.To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline            SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline® Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
26:03 1/23/24
New Year, New You?
New Year, New You? We like you just the way you are! Tune in to hear Tina and Serena talk about their frustrations with New Year's Resolutions and why they're not making any this year.Visit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.org USA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline   SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year.   Call or SMS text: 988Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline®  Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
22:13 1/9/24
Is it the Most Wonderful Time of the Year for Everyone? with guest Lisa Sugarman
In this just-before-the-holidays holiday episode the Mental Health Mamas are joined by an encore guest Lisa Sugarman.  Lisa is a Boston based author and shares her pivot since the death of her father, a death by suicide, not a heart attack as  originally reported.  She shares her new endeavors as well as her sage advice for those of us who struggle with feeling around the holidays.  Listen in!Visit Lisa Sugarman at https://lisasugarman.com/Visit the Trevor Project at https://www.thetrevorproject.org/Call the Trevor Project Crisis line at 866-4887-3866 or text 678-678Follow Lisa on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCO3YzA_KQuLWHAVjQvzkhAAnd on all of the socials!Visit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.org USA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline   SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year.   Call or SMS text: 988Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline®  Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
30:31 12/12/23
Live Your Life One Footstep at a Time with guest Shaun Coffey
Join us this week as we interview Shaun Coffey, Certified Recovery Specialist on a mission to normalize men's mental health.   From his personal childhood trauma, military experience and years of homelessness, his compelling story of wellness is inspiring.  Listen in! https://www.shauncoffey.com/Visit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.org USA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline   SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year.   Call or SMS text: 988Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline®  Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
24:23 11/28/23
Boundaries for People Pleasers with Guest Kara Regas
Are you a people pleaser?  Do you struggle with perfectionism?  Do you have trouble setting boundaries at work or at home?  You are in the right place!  Listen in this week when our guest Kara Regas talks us through some scenarios just in time for the holidays.  https://www.kararegas.com/Visit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Leave us a voice message: 607-288-3382Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.org USA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline   SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year.   Call or SMS text: 988Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline®  Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
40:31 11/14/23
Sunflowers Bend but Rarely Break with Oksana Kukurudza
 We continue our theme of immigrant culture and assimilation this week.   Immigrants have family history and culture deeply rooted in their country of origin.   Our guest this week is Oksana Kukurudza whose parents were Ukrainian refugees.  She shares stories of the Ukrainian struggles past and present and growing up with immigrant parents and their struggles.  Listen in to hear how she has been affected by her history and how she is being intentional about how she is raising her daughter.  https://sunflowersrarelybreak.com/Facebook:  Oksana KukurudzaInstagram:  OksanaKukarudza2Visit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Leave us a voice message: 607-288-3382Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.org USA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline   SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year.   Call or SMS text: 988Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline®  Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
32:51 10/31/23
Alone in a New Country with Anita Resch
At a time when immigration to the US is at an all time high, the Mental Health Mamas take a peak into the life of Anita Resch.  When her country was not affording her family the opportunities they desired for their family, her husband got a job in the US and they moved.  Listen in to hear Anita's experiences, how immigration affected her mental health and how connection helped fuel her road to wellness.  Visit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Leave us a voice message: 607-288-3382Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.org USA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline   SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year.   Call or SMS text: 988Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline®  Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
15:19 10/17/23
We Face it Together: A Unique Approach to Addiction Peer Support with guest Kattie Lail
The Mental Health Mamas continue our theme of connection as a key to favorable outcomes as we hear Kattie Lail's compelling story of overcoming addiction.  As Kattie shares her story we are feeling all of the feels!  Listen in to hear about the wonderfully innovative model for recovery support Kattie leads.  https://www.wefaceittogether.org/Visit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Leave us a voice message: 607-288-3382Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.org USA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline   SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year.   Call or SMS text: 988Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline®  Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
32:07 10/3/23
Link Before You Sink: The Power of Connection with Guest Jenna Righi
Continuing the theme of connection, connection being the antidote for lonliness, Jenna Righi joins the podcast this week.  Jenna is the founder and creator of Link Before you Sink, a mission driven,  handmade jewelry business that was created to find strength by linking with others.  Join the Mental Health Mamas as we further explore the power of connection.Link Before You Sink:  https://www.linkbeforeyousink.com/Visit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Leave us a voice message: 607-288-3382Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.org USA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline    SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline®  Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
18:39 9/19/23
Lonely in a Crowd: You Are NOT Alone
In their season opener Serena and Tina talk about the US Surgeon General's report on the Epidemic of Loneliness, feeling lonely vs being alone and the prevalence of loneliness in our nation, even before the COVID 19 pandemic.  And, as always, the Mental Health Mamas look to the hope in this report.   Tips and tools with a side of HOPE.  Listen in!  Link to The Epidemic of Loneliness Report https://www.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/surgeon-general-social-connection-advisory.pdfWebsite:  https://www.hhs.gov/surgeongeneral/priorities/connection/index.htmlVisit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Leave us a voice message: 607-288-3382Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.org USA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline    SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline®  Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
27:25 9/5/23
Season 3 Closer with Serena and Tina
Join Serena and Tina as they wrap up the season with a mishmash of topics from the season as well as comments on current events.   As you will find in any episode with these host, they are real, feeling all of the feels!Visit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Leave us a voice message: 607-288-3382Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.org USA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline    SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline®  Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
26:24 7/4/23
HRV Technology for Greater Awareness with Guest Rohan Dixit
Listen in as we talk with Rohan Dixit, founder and CEO at Lief Therapeutics, a company that has developed a wearable device to help with self-regulation.   Lief measures your heart and breath to track your stress levels in real-time, using a clinically-proven biomarker of stress called heart rate variability (HRV).  Lief helps to retrain your body’s stress response, teaching you adaptive skills to navigate anxiety and promote wellbeing. His tools is one that each of us could add to our mental health toolboxes!  Lief Therapeutics:  https://www.getlief.com/Visit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Leave us a voice message: 607-288-3382Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectReceive 10% off any Cope Notes subscription: copenotes.com/?affiliate=MHMamasMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.org USA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline    SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline®  Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
25:32 6/27/23
The Bench Project with guest Beth Romanoski
Connection is a very powerful tool in our mental health wellness toolboxes.  This week, Tina and Serena welcome guest Beth Romanoski to talk about a project that began very organically in their family to get them through some hard times.  The Bench Project has spread throughout the country allowing people to connect over common feelings, gratitude, and even leaving some heavy things.  Her mission is to inspire and nurture the human spirit by creating a connection through a shared experience one bench at a time.  Listen in to this connective conversation!https://thebenchproject.net/Instagram:  thebenchprojFacebook, You Tube and Tik Tok:  The Bench ProjectVisit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Leave us a voice message: 607-288-3382Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectReceive 10% off any Cope Notes subscription: copenotes.com/?affiliate=MHMamasMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.org USA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline    SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline®  Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
24:20 6/20/23
Talking Chronic Pain with The Pain Game Podcast host Lyndsay Soprano
Our guest this week, Lyndsay Soprano, takes us on her journey with chronic pain.   Lyndsay has lived with debilitating chronic pain for seven years and the conversation delves into her approach to life but also her tips for living your best life.  Get ready for a funny (yes funny), sometimes explicit, very real conversation that will inform and entertain!  Note:  This episode does contain a brief mention of suicide.   https://thepaingamepodcast.com/On Instagram @thepaingamepodcastVisit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Leave us a voice message: 607-288-3382Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectReceive 10% off any Cope Notes subscription: copenotes.com/?affiliate=MHMamasMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.org USA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline    SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline®  Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
39:51 6/13/23
Mama Systems: From Overwhelm to Peace with Guest Laura Hernandez
Have you ever felt totally overwhelmed by all of the things?  Do you feel like you are depleted and exhausted, just surviving and not thriving?  Our guest this week is Laura Hernandez, a mama of 10, shares details of her coaching program called Mama Systems.  She has created a unique individualized coaching system born from the order she found in her need for a manageable system amidst her own family’s chaos and overwhelm.  She helps clients come up with a customized plan that is unique to a family’s needs and go from chaos to peace.  Visit Laura's website:  https://www.mamasystems.net/Link to Self-Care Guide:  https://www.mamasystems.net/mental-health-mamasVisit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Leave us a voice message: 607-288-3382Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectReceive 10% off any Cope Notes subscription: copenotes.com/?affiliate=MHMamasMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.org USA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline    SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline®  Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
18:01 6/6/23
Being Owned with Guest Jasmine Sleigh
We all own stuff, but what happens when that stuff starts to own you? Jasmine Sleigh, a professional declutterer and author of the book, Being Owned; A Decade in Professional Decluttering, chats with the Mental Health Mamas about the challenges we face when we get overwhelmed by our belongings. Jasmine shares with us some of the reasons we might find ourselves with too much stuff and what we can do about it.Visit Jasmine’s website: https://www.changeyourspace.co.uk/Visit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Leave us a voice message: 607-288-3382Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectReceive 10% off any Cope Notes subscription: copenotes.com/?affiliate=MHMamasMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.org USA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline    SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline®  Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
33:11 5/30/23
My Heart Behind Bars with Guest Lorri Britt
This week we continue with the theme around lack of control and caring for ourselves in the midst of challenging circumstances. We are joined by guest Lorri Britt who shares openly and vulnerably about having two of her children incarcerated in her book, My Heart Behind Bars. Tune in to hear Lorri talk about the judgment she faced, the pain of seeing her children in prison, the deep sense of isolation she has felt and her hopes that no one else will experience the same isolation she has felt.Visit Lorri’s website: https://lorribritt.com/Visit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Leave us a voice message: 607-288-3382Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectReceive 10% off any Cope Notes subscription: copenotes.com/?affiliate=MHMamasMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.orgUSA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline       SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline®  Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
20:41 5/23/23
Own Your Choices, Own Your Life with Guest Marsha Vanwynsberghe
As the parents of kids who struggle, the Mental Health Mamas know that we often don’t have any control over the choices our children make. This week we are joined by guest, Marsha Vanwynsberghe who believes that when you own your own choices, as a parent, that you own your life despite the choices of your children. Marsha chats with us about parenting through teen substance abuse, wanting to fix when it’s not your problem to solve, the isolation felt when our children struggle and so much more.Visit Marsha’s website: https://www.marshavanw.com/Visit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Leave us a voice message: 607-288-3382Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectReceive 10% off any Cope Notes subscription: copenotes.com/?affiliate=MHMamasMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.orgUSA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline      SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline® Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
36:03 5/16/23
Being the Parent You Want to Be with Guest Lisa Candera
This week we are joined by Lisa Candera, AKA The Autism Mom Coach. Lisa is a full-time single mother of a teenage boy with autism, a certified life coach, and a lawyer. Lisa teaches moms raising kids with Autism how to show up in their lives as the parent they want to be even when parenthood looks nothing like they imagined. We chat with Lisa about staying regulated when our kids are dysregulated, enforcing personal boundaries, loving detachment and lots more!Visit Lisa’s website: https://theautismmomcoach.com/Visit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Leave us a voice message: 607-288-3382Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectReceive 10% off any Cope Notes subscription: copenotes.com/?affiliate=MHMamasMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.orgUSA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline      SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline® Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
24:24 5/9/23
Healthcare Rooted in Community with Guest Dr. Michelle Stephens
This week we are talking holistic healthcare rooted in community with guest Dr. Michelle Stephens. Michelle chats with us about her personal and professional inspirations to create a new approach to healthcare through her app, Oath Care. Tune in to hear Michelle talk about her journey to motherhood, a model where health happens in communities, how we can take better care of caregivers and so much more!Learn more about Oath Care: https://www.oathcare.com/Visit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Leave us a voice message: 607-288-3382Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectReceive 10% off any Cope Notes subscription: copenotes.com/?affiliate=MHMamasMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them. Website: www.crisistextline.orgUSA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline      SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline® Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
33:01 5/2/23
Becoming a Grief Ally with Guest Aly Bird
When someone close to you loses a loved one it can be hard to know what to do or how to help. This week we are joined by guest Aly Bird who experienced the loss of her husband at the age of 30. Through this experience, Aly was driven to do something about the way we treat the bereaved. Aly joins us to share her experience and talk about her book, Grief Ally, which defines Grief Allyship and teaches people how to show up and support their grieving loved ones. Visit Aly’s Website: https://alybird.com/Visit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Leave us a voice message: 607-288-3382Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectReceive 10% off any Cope Notes subscription: copenotes.com/?affiliate=MHMamasMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.orgUSA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline      SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline® Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
21:55 4/25/23
Mothering Without a Mom with Guest Dr. Melissa Reilly
This week we are joined by Dr. Melissa Reilly, a Mom without a Mom, Coach and Clinical Psychologist. Tune in to hear Melissa share her own story about becoming a Mom without a Mom, what it can be like to face this journey (whether through loss, distance or estrangement), and the four types of people every mom should have as part of her community.Visit Melissa’s website: https://www.momswithoutamom.com/Visit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Leave us a voice message: 607-288-3382Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectReceive 10% off any Cope Notes subscription: copenotes.com/?affiliate=MHMamasMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.orgUSA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline      SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline® Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
26:10 4/18/23
Dealing with Unexpected Behaviors with Guest Dr. Karin Jakubowski
This week the Mental Health Mamas are joined by Dr. Karin Jakubowski, an elementary school principal, founder of Educational Impact Academy and fellow podcaster. Karin talks about what it means to practice “connection before correction”, what to do when an unexpected behavior shows up and how we can all do a better job listening to our kids.Visit Karin’s websiteCheck out Karin’s podcast, MomnificentVisit our website for more content: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/Leave us a voice message: 607-288-3382Claim your FREE printable, 100 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health by joining our mailing list: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/connectReceive 10% off any Cope Notes subscription: copenotes.com/?affiliate=MHMamasMental Health Resources:Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit https://988lifeline.org/ for a chat option or call 988 in the United States.Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Sometimes, that means we give our texters a resource – like a breathing GIF to help them slow down or a link to finding a support group near them.Website: www.crisistextline.orgUSA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Ireland 50808NAMI HelpLine: The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, or send an email to info@nami.org.Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline      SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Mama’s Comfort Camp: a peer support network where moms of all ages and stages, from around the world (and across the street) lift up each other. Our motto is: Moms don’t need more advice, we need more support. Our lovingly moderated forums are always on: 24/7/365. Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamas.comfort.camp/National Parent Helpline®  Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT)
24:32 4/11/23

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