June 7, 2021
This episode explores the state of mental health in Tanzania – including the mental health protections that exist and several priorities for addressing needed change to policy and practice.
Guest: Hilda Tizeba, Assistant Lecturer at the School of Law, University of Dar es Salaam and Founder and CEO of the mental health organization Guided Path.
November 10, 2020
This episode discusses the impact of COVID-19 on providing support and essential services to Veterans and their families, including concerns regarding Veteran mental health and well-being and recommended actions to take.
Guest: Walidah Bennett, Founder and Director of the Multi-faith Veterans Initiative housed at DePaul University Egan Office for Urban Education and Community Partnerships
October 15, 2020
This episode discusses human trafficking in the US; the relationship between trafficking, immigration, and policy; addressing societal stigma; and recommended actions for policy and providers.
Guest: Michelle Angelo-Rocha, Together for Action 2020 Student Abstract Award Winner
October 14, 2020
This episode, recorded during Coming Together for Action 2020, discusses the importance of cultural competency and the experience and perception of mental health in Latinx culture. Podcast guest Annahir Cariello, 2020 Vera Paster Award Winner, suggests ways that mental health professionals can address mental health stigma and support minority communities by providing culturally competent services.
October 14, 2020
This episode, recorded during Coming Together for Action 2020, discusses how to become a successful mental health researcher, the importance of cultural humility in working with children, youth and families in vulnerable situations, delivering large-scale evidence-based interventions, and recommendations for bridging the gap between research and practice.
Guest: Theresa Betancourt, 2020 Blanche F. Ittleson Award winner
October 14, 2020
This episode, recorded during Coming Together for Action 2020, explores the impact of adversity on children's health and well-being in the context of COVID-19 as well as, more generally, the role of governments and health systems in addressing this impact and the importance of long-term engagement with systems of support for families experiencing major life stressors.
Guest: Irwin Sandler, 2019 Blanche F. Ittleson Award winner
October 6, 2020
This episode, recorded during Coming Together for Action 2020, explores the intersection between health and human rights in the context of COVID-19 and discusses the new Pompeo Commission.
Guest: Sofia Gruskin, 2020 Max Hayman Award winner
July 30, 2020
This episode discusses the impact of COVID-19 on providing essential services to survivors of human trafficking, key concerns resulting from the pandemic, and recommended actions.
Guest: Jessa Dillow-Crisp, co-founder and executive director of Bridgehope
April 10, 2020
This episode explores the role that technology can play in addressing mental health problems during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Guest: Swarnima (Nima) Chaudhary, a technology project manager at the National Mental Health Innovation Center, University of Colorado Anschutz Campus