Mental Health In Minnesota

Mental Health In Minnesota


Latest Episodes

CBT/DBT Series, Part 3, Danny Evans (“gift rap” poetry performer) discusses CBT, parenting, work, and therapy during COVID-19
July 06, 2020

This episode is a conversation with Danny Evans and is focused on his experience using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to experience recovery and help maintain his mental health.  Danny Evans is a performer of a rap-style of poetry he calls “gift ra...

DBT/CBT Series, Part 2, Keely Herron’s personal experience with DBT
June 26, 2020

This episode is an interview with Keely Herron (click) who shares her experience of going through DBT, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and continuing to use DBT skills to help maintain her mental health. Keely is a strategist,

DBT/CBT Series, Part 1, Dr. Helen Valenstein-Mah, PhD, LP, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
June 22, 2020

This episode is Part 1 of a series on DBT, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, as well as touching on CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.  Included in the series are bits and pieces of how people might maintain mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wellness in Color: “Blurring Tradition” (Houa Moua)
November 15, 2019

Welcome to "Wellness in Color," a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. - Interview Guest: Houa Moua - Hosted by: Vang Xor Xiong (Xorr) - Produced by: NAMI Minnesota (namimn.

Wellness in Color: “Flipping the Status Quo” (Seyeon Bae)
October 25, 2019

Welcome to "Wellness in Color," a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. - Interview Guest: Seyeon Bae - Hosted by: Caroline Ludy - Produced by: NAMI Minnesota (namimn.org) -

Wellness in Color: “Between Two Worlds” (Jasmine Q’ian)
August 15, 2019

Welcome to "Wellness in Color," a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. - Interview Guest: Jasmine Q’ian - Hosted by: Caroline Ludy - Produced by: NAMI Minnesota (namimn.

Wellness in Color: “Never Stop Watering Your Roots” (Lauryn Daniel)
July 25, 2019

Welcome to "Wellness in Color," a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. - Interview Guest: Lauryn Daniel - Hosted by: Caroline Ludy - Produced by: NAMI Minnesota (namimn.

Wellness in Color: Advocacy in Disability; Does Wellness Equal Cure? (Bree Zimmerman)
July 10, 2019

Welcome to "Wellness in Color," a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. - Interview Guest: Bree Zimmerman - Hosted by: Maritza Steele - Produced by: NAMI Minnesota (namimn.

Wellness in Color: 1.5 Generation Immigrant (Vang Xor Xiong)
June 25, 2019

Welcome to "Wellness in Color," a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. - Interview Guest: Vang Xor Xiong (Xorr) - Hosted by: Caroline Ludy -

Wellness in Color: Looking Beyond the Pathology of Culture (True Thao)
June 11, 2019

Welcome to "Wellness in Color," a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. - Interview Guest: True Thao - Interviewers: Amy Wang and Mai Yee Chang - Hosted by: Caroline Ludy -