We ALL have mental health.
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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Finding Your Village with Guest Amanda Gorman
In this week?s episode, the Mental Health Mamas are joined by fellow podcaster Amanda Gorman. Tune in to the conversation to hear Amanda talk about her personal experience with addiction while parenting, the truth about marijuana addiction, finding your village and more!
Parenting with PTSD with Guest Dawn Daum
Dawn Daum joins the Mental Health Mamas this week to discuss parenting with PTSD after experiencing childhood trauma. Listen in to the conversation about mental health, parenting and the importance of connection.
Building a Healthier Brain One Text at a Time with Guest Johnny Crowder
There are those moments when you find yourself having a bad day and an unexpected positive text has a way of making things a little bit better. This week the Mental Health Mamas are joined by Johnny Crowder, founder and CEO of Cope Notes, a text based mental health platform that provides daily support to users in nearly 100 countries around the world. Tune in to hear why Johnny started Cope Notes, how a simple text can change your brain and why mental health resources are like toothbrushes.
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