Mental Health: Hope and Recovery
We live in recovery. So can you.
Helen Sneed and Valerie Milburn have both fought and overcome severe, chronic mental illnesses, and offer an insider’s approach to mental health. They share inspirational true stories and a host of recovery skills. Episodes examine conditions such as depression, anxiety, substance use and eating disorders, self-harm, suicide, and other major illnesses. You’ll learn about treatment options, coping skills, goal setting, relationships, and mindfulness. Helen and Valerie are your peers. They are not a substitute for qualified counseling or other mental health resources. They are not professionals, but they are experts through their own lived experience with multiple mental health conditions. Please join them on their journey.
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Welcome To Our Podcast
- Insiders' true stories of recovery
- A host of skills and strategies
- Cutting-edge knowledge about various mental illnesses
- Breakthroughs in the psychiatric field for researching, understanding, and treating these disorders
Helen and Valerie's wealth of hope is based on their many years as living proof that individuals can build rich, rewarding lives despite the profound challenges of mental health conditions.
Signal Awards Winner!
Helen and Valerie are thrilled to announce that Mental Health: Hope and Recovery has won both a Bronze Award and a Listener's Choice Award in the national Signal Awards. The Signal Awards honor and celebrate those who raise the bar in the podcasting industry.
They are especially grateful that the episode Parenting Skills for Symptomatic Parents has been honored with this award, because this episode offers skills for the inexhaustible challenges of parenting while struggling with a mental health condition.
Please access this valuable resource for parents and other family members on our Episode page, and listen now!
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