Keith, Kate and Renee are inspired by a teen who encouraged the community to unlearn loneliness when it comes to phone use. They tackle the world of social media with a well-balanced discussion that starts with the importance of knowing yourself. Also, Renee goes completely blank mid-sentence. Read the full transcript.
Director Tim DeWeese joins the crew as a special guest and promptly proclaims "I'm Renee, and it's okay!" Keith, Kate and Renee invite Tim to talk with them about how community partnerships improve overall mental health for both an individual and a community. Read the full transcript.
Happy Thanksgiving! Whether you celebrate Thanksgiving or not, you'll be able to appreciate some the ideas and skills discussed in this episode. Keith, Kate and Renee share stories from their own family traditions that connect to skills helpful for making Thanksgiving, or any family gathering, just a little bit better. Plus, a 9 year old inspires all of them to make sure to talk about their gratitude. And, don't forget, never yell in your microphone when the producer is wearing the headphones. Read the full transcript.
Keith's just doing the best he can producing the podcast, no thanks to Josh and Renee. Despite their best efforts at sarcasm, Keith asks each co-host to share the names of the people who have most greatly influenced their own perspective of mental health. Their choices might surprise you. Read the full transcript of this episode.
After Josh gets done laughing, the It's Okay Crew talks about the practices that help them maintain emotional health. Everyone could use a little help sorting through what they're doing for self-care or to positively cope with negative emotions or activities. Read the full podcast transcript.
Join Keith, Kate and Renee as they fight off their craving for Chinese food in the third episode of It's Okay if You're not Okay. They reflect on #WhyCare, this year's theme for Mental Illness Awareness Week (Oct. 6 - 12) and the biggest barriers for individuals seeking mental health service. Spoiler alert: Some of those barriers are public policy. Read the full transcript.
Keith, Kate, Josh and Renee each take on the challenge of picking the one thing they want the community to know about suicide prevention. Of course, Kate finds a loophole. This episode is in honor of National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, which is observed each September. Read the full transcript of this episode.
Keith, Kate, Josh and Renee kick-off the new podcast from Johnson County Mental Health Center by sharing the creative works that have most shaped their perspective on mental health and the human experience. Oh, and the Backstreet Boys don't like Josh. Read the full transcript.
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