Slamming the Stigma of Mental Illness

My grandma mother and I talked about what she knows and what she didn’t know about mental illness.

Empathy Interview

I spoke with Lauren about the concern of social media and the negative effects it has on people. We incorporated mental illness and cyberbulling into the discussion because of it’s recently become a huge issue.

Twanna Walker and Samarie Walker

Twanna Walker: 2020-05-05 00:49:24 Twanna Walker talks with her daughter Samarie Walker about being LGBTQ + Black Woman speaks about her struggles with mental illness

Addicted to Starving

“This is just another story, it’s not a story about a weirdo”. On December 1, 2019, Lane Bynum interviewed her mother, Marti Noxon, about her struggles with eating disorders, and the process of turning her experiences into a movie. At...

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Kelly O'Keefe and Janice Bowman

Friends Kelly O'Keefe (37) and Janice Bowman [no age given] discuss their advocacy for mental health wellness, the alternative therapy method Kelly practices, different wellness treatments and what giving back means to them.

Mental Health

When I was 9, I wanted to work in the mental hospital. My grandma used to tell me stories about it all the time, so I asked my grandma a couple questions about it. I now think that working in...

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Mia Porter and Heidi Mokrzycki

Mia Porter (47) has a conversation with her longtime friend Heidi Mokrzycki (47) about the memory of his brother, and how his passing influenced her anti-gun violence activism.

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Ralph talks about his identity and family of origins, not wanting to be in a box, and his desire for community.

Ralph grew up in Philadelphia. He describes his family's values of kindness, growing up with a mother who was bi-polar, and his constant desire for community. He speaks on his identity, age, and speaking one's mind. He moved to San...

Mental illness

I did an interview on my mom who works in a hospital and sees people have mental illnesses

Slamming the Stigma of Mental Illness

My brother held many strong thoughts on the topic of Mental Illness. Also, more thoughts than I would have ever imagined actually. In school he encounters individuals with mental Illnesses and he is able to accept them for who they...

Slamming the Stigma of Mental Illness

The interview went better than expected and interviewer gained insight on how interviewee saw mental illness

Slamming The Stigma Of Mental Illness

Interviewing my mother about my misdiagnosis of memntal illness at the age of 4.

A Conversation With My Dad About My Sister and I

Fitz Dettmer (18) has a personal talk with his dad, Matthew Dettmer (50) about raising him and his sister Graelyn (22), both of whom are queer and neurodivergent. Discussions of when differences were noticed, why, the different atmospheres they were...

Seven Boxes: Celebrating the Strength to Move On

Dr. Bobbi Alba shares her new inspirational memoir about multiple sudden atypical losses. Topics include: cancer, loss of child, domestic violence, mental illness, homelessness, alcoholism, pet loss, transgender youth, and leaving a living legacy.