Show Archive

Watch Online »March 1, 2018 – Stories of Hope and Inspiration
Join us for the season finale as we hear from two people: whose lived experience with depression and anxiety, and journey of recovery, inspired their mission to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness. Watch Online »February 22, 2018 – Empathy
Author Sue Monk Kidd once stated "Empathy is the most mysterious transaction that the human soul can have." Explore with us how our ability to be empathic can actually transform our own lives.Watch Online »February 15, 2018 – Changing Roles: When Someone You Love Has Dementia
In the 2nd of a 2-part series on dementia, we offer information for family members and explore what it means to be a family member of someone with dementia. Watch Online »February 8, 2018 – Understanding Dementia
In the first part of a 2-part series on dementia: We'll talk about the most common types of dementia and what it means to be diagnosed with dementia.Watch Online »February 1, 2018 – Unhappy Families
"All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." That's the very famous first line of Leo Tolstoy's novel Anna Karenina. How do unhappy families get to be that way and how can they turn that around - and should they always try?Watch Online »January 25, 2018 – Grieving Well: Death and the Family Life Cycle
Families are complicated: sometimes wonderful, sometimes messy. So how do families cope with and adapt to the death of one of it's members? And how does that adaption process affect how we are in relationship with anyone? Grieving Well: Death and the Family Cycle.Watch Online »January 18, 2018 – The Chemistry of Calm
We have all experienced anxiety and worry and for some of us that anxiety is debilitating; trapping people in their minds. Yet anxiety is a highly treatable mental health condition. So whether you experience anxiety a little or a lot - Join us for: The Chemistry of CalmWatch Online »January 11, 2018 – Opiate Addiction: Hope Through Recovery
In the midst of the opioid epidemic, it may be hard to believe that there is any reason to feel hopeful. We'll share what one center is doing in response to the epidemic. The Best News? The Center is right here in Duluth! From opioid addiction to hope through recovery.Watch Online »January 4, 2018 – Running for your life: Exercise and Mental Health
We all know that exercise is good for us physically, but did you know that exercise also improves our send of well-being, decreases depression and anxiety and improves our ability to concentrate? Learn how cardiovascular exercise can improve your well-being and transform your life.Watch Online »December 14, 2017 – Medications and Mental Illness
Medications play an important role in the treatment of many mental health problems. We'll talk about their helpfulness and their limitations. Watch Online »December 7, 2017 – This Is How It Is Right Now
The Buddhists have a saying: In our lifetime we will experience 10,000 joys and 10,000 sorrows. But what do we do when the sorrows come to visit? How do we experience them without creating more suffering for ourselves? How do we accept that This is how it is right now?Watch Online »November 16, 2017 – Crisis Prevention and Intervention
Concern about safety has become ever present in a way it has never been before. Learn what the best practices are to prevent bad situations from turning worse an how to intervene in a crisis situation and cope in the aftermath.Watch Online »November 9, 2017 – Bulimia Nervosa
Bulimia Nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by binge eating, purging and a giant helping of shame. Learn more about this eating disorder and how treatment can transform lives.Watch Online »November 2, 2017 – Relearning How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep
Sleep is foundational to our well-being. So if you are one of the millions of Americans who sleep poorly because of stress, or mental health problems like anxiety or depression or just because you have slept poorly for so long: you can re-learn how to get a good night's sleep.Watch Online »October 26, 2017 – Schizophrenia
No illness should be attached to shame. Yet those living with schizophrenia and their families bare much of the shame that other's associate with having a mental illness. And undeservedly so. Stop contributing to spread of shame by learning the facts about Schizophrenia. Watch Online »October 19, 2017 – Mindfulness and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
Our capacity to be truly in the moment, as it is, affects our ability to respond to stress, to experience joy, and to give and receive compassion. The good news is that we can all learn how to be and live in the now. Learn about Mindfulness and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. Watch Online »October 12, 2017 – Making Change
Maya Angelou once said "If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it - Change your attitude. Making Change. Next on Speak Your MindWatch Online »October 5, 2017 – What To Do When Your Child Says “NO!” – Managing Oppositional Defiant Behavior
Imagine a world where your child does what you ask, when you ask, all the time. This is not your world. If your child has ever pushed your buttons, you'll want to tune in to the first episode of season 8 of Speak Your Mind and learn: What To Do When Your Child Says, "NO!" - Managing Oppositional Defiant Behavior
Watch Online »February 23, 2017 – Been There Done That: Peer Recovery Support Specialist
Hear about a program that uses an individual’s lived experience with mental illness and recovery to inspire hope and recovery in others who have a mental illnessWatch Online »February 16, 2017 – Staying Sharp
Rather than worrying so much about looking young; we ought to be concerned about keeping our brains young. Learn about the 9 keys for a youthful brain through modern science and ageless wisdom. A conversation with Psychiatrist and Author Dr. Henry Emmons.Watch Online »February 9, 2017 – Resilience: Moving Beyond Adversity
To live, is to experience adversity. But when the adversity is so great that all the light leaves the room, how do we learn that the room has a window and beyond that darkness is light? How do we become resilient? A conversation with a father who lost a child: Cloud Cult’s Craig Minowa.Watch Online »February 2, 2017 – ADHD
ADHD and it’s sister “ADD” aren’t just willful ignoring or willful annoying, they’re actual brain based syndromes. Learn more about ADHD and ADD, their treatment and how treatment transforms lives.Watch Online »January 26, 2017 – The Chemistry of Joy
Hear about a 3-step model that integrates Western science and Eastern wisdom in a program that offers hope to those suffering with depression and to everyone who wants to experience that joie de vivre. The Chemistry of Joy.Watch Online »January 19, 2017 – The Power of Apology
Apology. The thing we often want more than we want to do. Learn what makes up a good apology and what falls short. And how a genuine heartfelt apology can transform lives.Watch Online »January 12, 2017 – Sex Trafficking: Awareness to Prevention and Recovery
Learn more about why Duluth has become a major hub of human trafficking and prostitution in Minnesota; what we’re doing to prevent trafficking and help people who’ve been trafficked recover and what you need to know to help keep your children safe.Watch Online »January 5, 2017 – Forgiveness
This is a re-broadcast of a very powerful show originally aired 11/6/14. An interview with Don and Mary Streufert whose daughter Carin was abducted, raped and murdered, and their participation in a restorative justice program. Listening to them is life transforming and inspirational.Watch Online »December 15, 2016 – Partnership Parenting
Whether you’re a mom and a dad; 2 dads or 2 moms parenting – learn how partners parent differently why these differences can help your kids and how they can strengthen your relationship with your partner.Watch Online »December 8, 2016 – Complicated and Traumatic Grief
As difficult as grief is, there are some factors which can make grief more complicated or even traumatic for the survivor’s to bear. Learn how to survive through a complicated or traumatic loss and how we can be helpful to those bearing such a loss.Watch Online »November 17, 2016 – What’s New In Psychiatry
My guests discuss the latest and newest developments in the psychiatric treatment of mental illness; and answer your questions about psychiatric medications.Watch Online »November 10, 2016 – How to Quit Smoking When You Believe You Can’t
Did you know that smoking affects your mental health as well as your physical health? And not in a good way. Hear from the Mayo Clinic’s Director of Nicotine Dependence Center who joins me to discuss why you should believe you can stop smoking even if you have tried and failed several times before. Watch Online »November 3, 2016 – Addictions and Recovery
Recovery from addictions restores lives, dreams and families. Tonight, a conversation with the Northland’s leading expert in the treatment of addictions.Watch Online »October 27, 2016 – Addictions and Families
It has been said that we are in the middle of an opiate addiction epidemic. But whether we are talking about opiates, alcohol gambling or anything else - addictions don’t just affect individuals, they affect the entire family. Learn more about families and addictions. Next on SYM.Watch Online »October 20, 2016 – DBT-Dialectical Behavior Therapy Transforming Lives
Dialectical Behavior Therapy – better known as “DBT” was first developed to help people with Borderline Personality Disorder. Ground breaking and life transforming. Find out more about how and why it works, and how elements of this treatment can be helpful for all of us.Watch Online »October 13, 2016 – Preventing Suicide
On April 22nd of this year the NY Times published an article announcing that the suicide rate in the United States had increased to a 30 year high. Find out what each of us can do to lower those statistics and save lives. Next time on SYM.Watch Online »October 6, 2016 – Living with Asperger’s
Since the psychiatric diagnostic manual now clumps “Asperger’s” under the umbrella of “Autism Spectrum Disorder;” what does it even mean to have Asperger’s? Do people with Asperger’s have a problem that needs to be treated or are they just different? Find out next time on SYM.
Watch Online »February 18, 2016 – Out of the Shadows: Stories of Hope
Meet people who have moved beyond their own struggles and share their stories of hope so that others may be inspired to do the same.Watch Online »February 11, 2016 – Franken and Phelps
U.S. Senator Al Franken joins Dr. Phelps for a conversation about his work which has reduced barriers to care for those with mental illness.Watch Online »February 4, 2016 – What’s Sleep Got To Do With It?
There's a reason why sleep deprivation is considered a form of torture. What's sleep got to do with mental health and well being? Just about everything! Learn more from a psychiatrist and sleep expert.Watch Online »January 28, 2016 – Living with Dementia
Learn how you can live with the emotional and practical aspects of dementia.Watch Online »January 21, 2016 – Alternative Paths to Well Being
Emotional, spiritual and physical wellness is the destination we all strive towards.  There are many paths to get to that destination, including those less traveled.  Learn more about alternative paths to well being.Watch Online »January 14, 2016 – Addictions and Recovery
Recovery from addictions restores lives, dreams and families.  Tonight, a conversation with the Northland's leading expert in the treatment of addictions.Watch Online »January 7, 2016 – Mythbusting: Debunking Myths About Mental Illness
There are many myths about mental illness that serve to promote the stigma associated with mental illness and create barriers for people to get the help they need and deserve.  Join us as we do some mythbusting.Watch Online »December 17, 2015 – Defining Gender: Kids & Teens Living Outside the Box
It turns out that gender is far more complicated than male or female. Tune in to learn more about what it means when you have a a child who doesn't fit neatly into one of those two boxes.Watch Online »December 10, 2015 – Mental Illness and Criminal Justice System
You've read the headlines that our prisons and jails are this nation's largest psychiatric care provider. Speak Your Mind takes a look at what's true and what we are doing right here in the Northland to address these issues.Watch Online »November 19, 2015 – Hidden Suffering
Mental illness just doesn't affect the individual-it affects their families and loved ones as well. Learn how to cope with a loved one's mental illness and move beyond the hidden suffering.Watch Online »November 12, 2015 – Letting Go of Toxic Shame
Learn how shame can interfere with our ability to be our authentic self and how we can release ourselves from toxic shame.Watch Online »November 5, 2015 – Medications and Mental Illness
Medications play an important role in the treatment of many mental illnesses. Learn about their benefits and limitations.Watch Online »October 29, 2015 – Top 5 Parenting Tips
Tune in to learn 5 things (backed by research) every parent can do to promote healthy development in kids. Watch Online »October 22, 2015 – Restoring Inner Peace by Restoring Justice
What does it mean and how do learn to forgive in the wake of the unforgivable? How can we learn from others' forgiveness?Watch Online »October 15, 2015 – Breaking Free from an Eating Disorder
It's the illness, not the cookie that will kill you-learn how recovery from an eating disorder is possible with the right help.Watch Online »October 8, 2015 – Rebuilding Your World After It Has Fallen Apart
Any life-altering occurrence beyond our control changes us and can leave us reeling in the aftermath. Learn how to get back on the path of a happy and healthy life on this edition of Speak Your Mind.Watch Online »October 1, 2015 – Depression and Children
When does a child’s sadness decline into depression, and how do you know the difference? Learn when it might be time to get your child some professional help on this edition of Speak Your Mind.Watch Online »September 24, 2015 – Hope for Hoarders
Learn what's behind all that stuff, and how to heal so you can live.
Watch Online »February 19, 2015 – Happiness
Watch Online »February 12, 2015 – Patty Duke (Getting Help and Getting Better)
What do you do if you are an Oscar and Emmy award winning actress who has been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder? Well, if you’re Patty Duke, you become an advocate by lobbying Congress to increase awareness about mental illness and funding for research and treatment.Watch Online »February 5, 2015 – Bipolar Disorder
For years Ken Barlow, an Emmy award winning meteorologist with KSTP knew something was wrong – but not what. Then when he found out he had Bipolar Disorder he kept it a secret, afraid of what might happen to him if people knew. Hear about his journey out of shame and fear and learn more about Bipolar Disorder.Watch Online »January 29, 2015 – Addictions and Families
Addictions affect entire families - not just individuals. Learn what you can do and what‘s outside your control if you are a family member of someone with an addiction.Watch Online »January 22, 2015 – The Birds and the Bees-Developmental Sexuality
Many parents dread talking to their kids about sex – mainly because they don’t know how. What age do you start the conversation? How do your answer their questions? And how does today’s technology complicate an already complicated topic? Answers to these questions and more.Watch Online »January 15, 2015 – Work Stress
How do you balance life and work so that work doesn’t become the only thing in your life? How do you cope with work stress when you have a job that is inherently stressful? How do you know when it is time to leave your job or even change your career? The answers to these questions and more!Watch Online »January 8, 2015 – Seizure Disorder
Find out about the psychological challenges of living with epilepsy that people face, and how to cope with those challenges.Watch Online »December 18, 2014 – Early Intervention
Learn about innovations in addressing the mental health needs of infants, toddlers and their families.Watch Online »December 11, 2014 – Dementia
What do you do after the diagnosis of dementia? Learn about the challenges and resources for caregivers of loved ones with Dementia.Watch Online »November 20, 2014 – Sarah Seidelmann (Making a Change)
From physician to shamanistic healer, Dr. Sarah Seidelmann was, as she puts it in her book, "born to freak."  She's her own personal Change Artist and the High Priestress of Change to others, and loves to ask "How good are you willing to get?" If you feel that "not everyone can handle your awesomeness" or you want to be more awesome than you already are, tune in.Watch Online »November 13, 2014 – Medications
Medications play a role in the treatment of many psychiatric disorders,from anxiety to schizophrenia to ADHD and more. Learn how they can help and what their limitations are in the treatment of mental illness.Watch Online »November 6, 2014 – Forgiveness
In June of 1991, Carin Streufert was abducted, raped and murdered 2 weeks before her 19th birthday, in her home town of Grand Rapids MN. Her parents, Don and Mary join us to talk about their journey through this horror, their participation in a restorative justice dialogue, and the evolution of their understanding of forgiveness.Watch Online »October 30, 2014 – Resilience After Trauma
25% of those who experience a traumatic life event go on to have developmental health problems related to that trauma. Learn more about the aftereffects of trauma, when you should seek help, and what good  help looks like.Watch Online »October 23, 2014 – Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders
From butterflies in your stomach to legs that feel like overcooked pasta, anxiety is one emotion where we easily make the mind body connection. Learn more about anxiety, and treatment for anxiety disorders.Watch Online »October 16, 2014 – Maternal Mental Health
Last year, Harvard educated Dr. Elizabeth La Russo  joined us to discuss the treatment mental health issues in pregnant women and new mothers. Barely scratching the surface, Carolyn promised we would invite her back and she's kept her word. Join Dr La Russo and Dr. Carolyn Phelps, Ph.D.  as they talk about women, hormones and mental health.Watch Online »October 9, 2014 – Preventing Suicide
Losing someone to suicide , is in one word, a tragedy. Join us to learn what people are doing to reduce the rate of suicide in our communities.Watch Online »October 2, 2014 – Doing Therapy
Are you curious about what to expect and how you can benefit from therapy? Ever wish there was a "User's Guide?" Well there is! This week's episode of Speak Your Mind covers the basics of “Doing Therapy” and answers viewers' questions during the show. Dr. Tamara Kaiser, the Professor Emerita at the St. Catherine/University of St. Thomas School of Social Work and author of The User’s Guide to Therapy: What to Expect and How you can Benefit, joins host Dr. Carolyn Phelps for a discussion on “Doing Therapy” Watch Online »September 25, 2014 – Depression
What do Abraham Lincoln, Emily Dickinson, Ken Griffey Jr., and Sheryl Crow all have in common? They reportedly all have suffered from depression. Because illness doesn’t care how smart, or gifted, or famous or wealthy you are. Find out more about the illness of depression on the season premiere of Speak Your Mind!
Watch Online »February 20, 2014 – Making and Managing Change
Most of us know what we need to do to lead a good life, a life with purpose and meaning; a life worth living. We know the basics of being healthy: eat right, sleep right, exercise often, and do most everything else in moderation. And yet we all struggle with making the changes in our life that will matter. Learn how to make lasting changes and manage the change that comes into our life.Watch Online »February 13, 2014 – Work Stress
Is stress in the work environment just inevitable? How do we contribute to our own work stress? And how can we develop resiliency? When should we start looking for a new job or a new career? The answers to these questions and more, on "Work Stress."Watch Online »February 6, 2014 – Medications
Medications play a role in the treatment of many psychiatric disorders from mood disorders, to schizophrenia to ADHD and more. Learn about how they can help, what their limitations area, and the relation between the brain and the mind.Watch Online »January 30, 2014 – Doing Therapy
We talk a lot about getting help on this show; but what is therapy REALLY like, and how does it work? Expert guests will explain.Watch Online »January 23, 2014 – Anxiety Disorders
We all get anxious, nervous, tense or even scared from time to time. But what's it like when it dominates your life? Find out about "Anxiety Disorders" and how people overcome them.Watch Online »January 16, 2014 – Barriers to Growth/Why Aren’t You Happy?
Ever since our founding fathers thought we should have the right to pursue happiness, we've been getting in our own way. If you're tired of that, and ready for happiness; this episode is for you!Watch Online »January 9, 2014 – Suicide
The death of a child of any age is devastating for a parent. But imagine when that death is a suicide; a tragedy that must feel insurmountable. Hear one parent's story and learn how we can bear the unbearable.Watch Online »December 19, 2013 – Maria Bamford: Getting Help and Getting Better
Maria Bamford is a nationally renowned comedienne and actress who’s committed to decreasing the stigma associated with mental illness by speaking openly about her own mental health problems. She joins Dr. Phelps on Speak Your Mind as they discuss “Getting Help and Getting Better.”Watch Online »December 12, 2013 – Bipolar Disorder
It’s been speculated that Frank Sinatra, Florence Nightingale and Ludwig van Beethoven all had Bipolar disorder. Find out more about this mental illness and how people who have it; live full, productive, meaningful lives. Shouldn’t you know more? Tonight our expert panelists will take your questions on “Bipolar Disorder,” this week on Speak Your Mind. Join host Dr. Carolyn Phelps and her guests for information and advice on “Bipolar Disorder,” Thursday, December 12 at 7:30pm on PBS North 8.1│31.1 Our specialists include Dr. John Glick, a Board certified psychiatrist who’s been working in community mental health since 1991 at the Human Development Center, where he works primarily with adults. Jim Gruba, MA, LP, is a Licensed Psychologist and the Supervisor of the Crisis Response Team at the Human Development Center. Heather Bates is a woman who is living with Bipolar disorder, and has graciously agreed to share the story of her journey. Watch Online »November 21, 2013 – Taking Care While Caretaking
Learn about the psychological benefits of providing care for others as well as the common stressors associated with caretaking; and learn how caretakers can make sure they take care of themselves. Watch Online »November 14, 2013 – Divorce
Divorce is hard enough on the adults involved. But imagine if you are the child and your parents are divorcing? Actually 50% of you have already faced this when you were children. Learn about the effects of divorce on children, how you can help your child adjust especially when you are trying to adjust, and how to co-parent. Watch Online »November 7, 2013 – Raising the Kids without Raising the Roof
Ever wish there was a YouTube video on “being the perfect parent?” Or maybe you’d even settle for one on “the good enough parent.” Join me and my panel of experts as we discuss “Raising the Kids without Raising the Roof.”Watch Online »October 31, 2013 – Geriatric Mental Health
In what has been dubbed the silver tsunami, 10,000 people will turn 65 every day until the year 2020. With this aging, will come chronic health problems like Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Learn more about mental health issues faced in older age. Watch Online »October 24, 2013 – Postpartum Mental Health and Mental Illness
Although culturally, the birth of a child is supposed to be a joyous occasion; many women experience a variety of mental health challenges at childbirth including depression, anxiety and in more rare cases; psychosis. All women need to learn how to tend not only to their baby, but to their own mental health and well-being. Learn more about postpartum mental health and mental illness. Watch Online »October 17, 2013 – Relationship Issues
We are talking about relationships and relationship issues in this episode of Speak Your Mind. What makes a wonderful partner? How do you get over past hurts, let go of a grudge, and forgive? Find out now!Watch Online »October 10, 2013 – Schizophrenia/Psychosis
Tom Lewandowski, MS, Ed, LICSW, St. Luke’s Hospital Mental Health Service; is a psychotherapist with St. Luke’s Hospital’s Mental Health Service where, for the last 28 years, his work has been focused on families and individuals affected by schizophrenia and other disorders. Dr. John Glick, is a Board certified psychiatrist who’s been working in community mental health since 1991 at the Human Development Center, where he works primarily with adults. David Fleissner had his first psychotic break in 1988. He will share his story of recovery on this episode of Speak Your Mind. Watch Online »October 3, 2013 – Addictions
Addictions have far-reaching impact not only on the individual but for their families and communities as well. Learn about an innovative way to transform peoples’ lives and keep our community safe. Watch Online »September 26, 2013 – Depression
More than just the blues, depression is an illness which the World Health Organization predicts will be the 4th leading cause of suffering worldwide by 2020. Find out more about this illness and the latest and most effective treatments.
Watch Online »February 21, 2013 – Getting Help – Getting Better
Recovery is possible. Find out what you can do to help yourself or to find help for someone you care about.Watch Online »February 14, 2013 – Demystifying Schizophrenia
It’s not rare at all, occurring in 1 out of every 100 people - but perhaps it is the most misunderstood of the serious mental illnesses. Get the truth from our experts in this episode of Speak Your Mind with Dr. Carolyn Phelps.Watch Online »February 7, 2013 – Memory and Mood Changes as We Age
Do you have questions about what’s normal, what to expect, and what can help an aging person’s memory and mood? Watch now!Watch Online »January 31, 2013 – Bipolar Disorder
Chances are you know one of the more than 10 million Americans living with bipolar disorder. Mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks are impacted by this brain disorder. Learn to recognize the signs; as well as when and how to help.Watch Online »January 24, 2013 – Living with Chronic Pain
Chronic health conditions can create chronic pain. Relaxation techniques, lifestyle changes, and stress relievers can help you cope. Tonight could change your life. Learn more from our pain experts and Dr. Carolyn Phelps.Watch Online »January 17, 2013 – Trauma: Sexual Abuse and Assault
In the US a woman is beaten every 15 seconds and a forcible rape occurs every 6 minutes. People can and do recover from trauma. Tune in and join Dr. Carolyn Phelps and her expert guests as they discuss healing from the trauma of sexual abuse and assault.Watch Online »January 10, 2013 – Technology, Social Media and Kids
How much time is too much time on videogames, smart phones, or sitting in front of the TV? What does it do to our kids’ brains? And how do you get kids plugged into life when, they’re, well, plugged in? This week’s special guest, Erin Walsh, M.A., from “Positive Mind Parenting,” is passionate about helping parents understand brain development and raising resilient young people in the digital age. Watch Online »January 3, 2013 – Substance Abuse and Mental Illness
Co-morbidity is the medical term used for a condition involving two illnesses. Our experts will discuss the complications of treating a person experiencing both a mental illness and a substance abuse issue. Watch Online »December 20, 2012 – Myths About Mental Illness
Mental illnesses and the people experiencing them are often misunderstood. Hollywood has left its mark with stereotypes and misinformation permeating our culture . Join Dr. Phelps and her guests Casey Ladd, LICSW, LMFT, Director of Child and Family Services at the Human Development Center ; and Minnesota Lt. Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon, a distinguished leader in health care policy and a retired clinical psychologist as they seek to dispel common myths about mental illness. You just might be surprised at what you learn! Watch Online »December 13, 2012 – Tantrums and Meltdowns
Are you having trouble with your young child? Parents, tune in! We’ll give you some tips to assist you in managing these outbursts, and help your child regulate their emotions. Join Dr. Carolyn Phelps and her early childhood experts, this week on Speak Your Mind.Watch Online »November 15, 2012 – Stress Reduction and Self-Care
We all know that stress isn’t good for you. It can cause problems in all kinds of areas in your life. Learn how to take better care of yourself on Speak Your Mind with Dr. Carolyn Phelps.Watch Online »November 8, 2012 – Mental Health Boot Camp
Resiliency training has been embraced by the US Military as an effective tool to help service members face challenges and bounce back from adversity. We could all use the skills taught by this program. Watch now to learn more.Watch Online »November 1, 2012 – Preventing Suicide in Young People
Preventing Suicide in Young People Teen suicide continues to rise in the United States at alarming rates. Learn what to look for in a struggling teen and some of the resources and supports that are available specifically for teens who are in crisis. Watch Online »October 25, 2012 – Depression
More common than you might think, 14.8 million adults in our country have major depression and it is the number one cause of disability for Americans ages 15-44. Find out what to look for and how to get help on this episode of Speak Your Mind.Watch Online »October 18, 2012 – Helping Kids Succeed in School
Helping Kids Succeed in School Whether it’s a learning disorder, an emotional concern, bullying, or social problems, kids need adults who can help them navigate these challenges. Tune in to learn more about ways to help your student succeed in school. Watch Online »October 11, 2012 – Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Anxiety
When the anxiety in our lives creates discomfort, feelings of being out of control or begins to interfere with our daily lives- it’s time to address it. Tune in to learn more about ODC and anxiety and what you can do to get them under control. Watch Online »October 4, 2012 – After the Flood: Trauma and Natural Disasters
After the Flood: Trauma and Natural Disasters (Season 3 Premiere) Tens of thousands of Northlanders were impacted by floods this June. Find out how to help support those who continue to struggle with its aftermath. Guests: Linda and Alan Johnson, Dave Hall, and Pastor Mike Stevens. This episode aired on WDSE/WRPT PBS North on 10-4-12.
Watch Online »February 23, 2012 – Getting Help – Getting Better
Untreated mental health concerns can become disabling or even life-threatening. Find out what you can do to help yourself or to find help for someone you care about. Watch Online »February 16, 2012 – Autism
The rates of autism keep rising, making it ever more likely that you know someone with this disorder. Our experts will answer your questions and help you understand more about autism. Watch Online »February 9, 2012 – Anxiety
Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress. Without proper care, excessive and irrational thoughts can turn into a disabling condition. Are you at risk? Tune in to find out. Watch Online »February 2, 2012 – Suicide
Learn to recognize the signs; as well as when and how to help someone prevent suicide. Tune in for helpful advice. Watch Online »January 26, 2012 – Traumatized
Life can change suddenly, with no warning. Suddenly a job loss, an accident, illness, or divorce. Learn more about strategies for recognizing the strain and recovering. Watch Online »January 19, 2012 – Living with a Significant Illness
Heart disease, chronic pain, degenerative illnesses…the aches and pains and stresses of everyday life can take on a whole new dimension. Experts offer their advice on coping. Watch Online »January 12, 2012 – Babies and Bonding
A new baby in the house brings a lot of joy, as well as the possibility of post partum depression. Learn more about what to look for, when to get help, and more. Watch Online »January 5, 2012 – Bipolar Disorder
Everyone has ups and downs. Find out what makes Bipolar Disorder different and what can be done to treat this common mental health concern. Watch Online »December 22, 2011 – “Look it in the Eye”
Local filmmaker Dan Woods produced Look it in the Eye, revealing intimate stories of pain, resilience and recovery of two families who have been confronted by mental illness. Visit for more information. Watch Online »December 15, 2011 – An Ounce of Prevention worth of a pound of cure as the saying goes. For instance, what can you do if your family has a history of depression, or what can I do to reduce my stress? Watch Online »November 11, 2011 – Aging and Mental Health
Getting older isn't for wimps. Tonight our experts take your questions about mental health and older adults. Watch Online »November 10, 2011 – Veterans and Their Families
In the service of our country veterans have risked it all. Tonight experts discuss how they're helping veterans and their families. Watch Online »November 3, 2011 – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADHD isn't just for kids anymore. Experts discuss symptoms, and treatment at any age.Watch Online »October 27, 2011 – Schizophrenia
One in every 100 people lives with schizophrenia and many more are impacted by this disabling condition. Recognizing the symptoms and accessing the right treatments can make all the difference in the world. Watch Online »October 20, 2011 – Substance Abuse
When recreational becomes unmanageable: interventions that work, innovative prevention programs for youth, and success stories. Watch Online »October 13, 2011 – Abusive Relationships
Why do smart women stay in abusive relationships? Recognize the signs of abuse, learn where to get help, and understand what a good relationship is. Watch Online »October 6, 2011 – Parenting Teenagers
Teenagers live in an entirely different world than the one in which parents were raised. What you can do to raise a happy, successful teen in today's world. Watch Online »September 29, 2011 – Depression
You don't have to live with untreated depression. Experts take your questions tonight on the premiere of Speak Your Mind with Dr. Carolyn Phelps.
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