Do All Advocates Believe Mental Illness is Real? (Not Crazy Podcast)

Is psychosis a “gift?”  Should we stop pathologizing human behavior and medicalizing mental illness ? Many anti-psychiatry advocates think so. Today we discuss the anti-psychiatry movement and debate this group’s grounds and end-game. Do they have a point or is this a dangerous pathway? Click on the player below to listen now! [...]

By |2020-07-21T16:24:58-04:00July 21st, 2020|Advocacy, Not Crazy, Podcast|Comments Off on Do All Advocates Believe Mental Illness is Real? (Not Crazy Podcast)

Discussing the Role of Religion in Mental Illness Recovery (Not Crazy Podcast)

Can religion have a place in the lives of people with schizophrenia? If you’re hallucinating demons, should you really believe demons exist? In today’s Not Crazy podcast, Gabe and Lisa welcome Rachel Star Wither, host of the Inside Schizophrenia podcast, to discuss how Rachel manages her beliefs in light of her illness. [...]

By |2020-07-05T09:43:30-04:00July 14th, 2020|Not Crazy, Schizophrenia|Comments Off on Discussing the Role of Religion in Mental Illness Recovery (Not Crazy Podcast)

Psychology Takes on Resting B**ch Face (Not Crazy Podcast)

“Why do you look so angry? You’d be much prettier if you smiled.” Enter the concept of resting b**ch face. It’s so commonly acknowledged that it was the focus of a recent study. Join Gabe and Lisa in today’s Not Crazy podcast to hear a nuanced discussion of resting b**ch face. Click [...]

By |2020-06-26T13:14:48-04:00July 7th, 2020|Not Crazy, Podcast, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Psychology Takes on Resting B**ch Face (Not Crazy Podcast)

Should I Date a Person with Mental Illness? (Not Crazy Podcast)

Today we discuss dating with bipolar disorder. Whether you’re the partner with the diagnosis or the “healthy” partner, what are some signs that the relationship will work? When is it time to call it quits? Click the player below to listen! […]

By |2020-06-13T18:22:23-04:00June 23rd, 2020|Bipolar Disorder, Mental Illness, Not Crazy, Podcast|Comments Off on Should I Date a Person with Mental Illness? (Not Crazy Podcast)

Suicide and Comedy: Good or Bad? (Not Crazy Podcast)

Is it ever OK to joke about depression or suicide? In today’s Not Crazy podcast, mental health comedian Frank King shares his own struggles with mental illness and how it led him to focus on dark humor. Click on the player below to listen now! […]

By |2020-06-06T22:50:26-04:00June 16th, 2020|Depression, Not Crazy, Suicide, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Suicide and Comedy: Good or Bad? (Not Crazy Podcast)

Anxiety and Hiding in the Restroom (Not Crazy Podcast)

What does a panic attack feel like? And how does it feel to be the spouse watching helplessly? In today’s Not Crazy podcast, Gabe and Lisa discuss the old days when Gabe struggled with regular panic attacks — many of them in public. How did they handle these moments? Would they have [...]

By |2020-05-30T20:44:32-04:00June 9th, 2020|Mental Illness, Not Crazy, Podcast|Comments Off on Anxiety and Hiding in the Restroom (Not Crazy Podcast)

Should People with Mental Illness Have Children? (Not Crazy Podcast)

You’ve been diagnosed with mental illness — what does this mean for your family planning? Is it anyone else’s business but your own? What are the unique challenges faced by parents with mental illness? In today’s show, Gabe and Lisa discuss their reasons for not having kids, while also interviewing Amy, a [...]

By |2020-05-26T13:54:24-04:00June 2nd, 2020|Bipolar Disorder, Family, Not Crazy, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Should People with Mental Illness Have Children? (Not Crazy Podcast)

Ex-Husband + Ex-Wife = Mental Health Podcast (Not Crazy Podcast)

The wait is over! Here is the first episode of the new Not Crazy Podcast with Lisa — Gabe’s ex-wife. In this show, they cover all the things you want to know: How long they were married, what their marriage was like and why they have decided to do a mental health [...]

By |2020-05-30T20:47:02-04:00May 30th, 2020|Mental Illness, Not Crazy, Podcast, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ex-Husband + Ex-Wife = Mental Health Podcast (Not Crazy Podcast)

Mental Health Month – Good or Bad? (Not Crazy Podcast)

It’s May! That means it’s Mental Health Awareness Month in the U.S. But what is this campaign all about? Is it a strong force for good or a tiny band-aid slapped on a gaping wound? In this Not Crazy Podcast, Gabe and Lisa have a deep discussion about mental health awareness — [...]

By |2020-05-26T13:56:25-04:00May 26th, 2020|Mental Illness, Not Crazy, Podcast, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mental Health Month – Good or Bad? (Not Crazy Podcast)

It’s Hard to Say Goodbye to Jackie (Not Crazy Podcast)

We have some bad news and some good news. The bad news is that today is Jackie’s final episode as a Not Crazy cohost, and she will definitely be missed. The good news? A new co-host is waiting in the wings: Gabe’s ex-wife, Lisa. Yep, you read that right! If you’ve ever [...]

By |2020-05-01T17:36:58-04:00May 11th, 2020|Not Crazy, Podcast, Uncategorized|Comments Off on It’s Hard to Say Goodbye to Jackie (Not Crazy Podcast)