Growing up, I was taught to say that I was “ok” when I really wasn’t. Mental health just wasn’t something that anyone in my family or community talked about or even had access to. Yet pretty much everyone was affected by it.
Today, young people of color are disproportionately affected by mental health issues and are not getting the resources they need, and I want to change that.
And this is why this podcast exists.
Yeah No, I’m Not Ok, my new podcast made in collaboration with LAist Studios, is here to open up the conversation about mental...
Diane plays some of the messages we’ve received from listeners.
If you are having thoughts of suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in the United States at 1-800-273-8255 (TALK). You can find a list of additional resources at SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources
For more resources...
Talking with psychologist and neuroscientist Dr. Carl Hart, author of Drug Use for Grown-Ups: Chasing Liberty in the Land of Fear.
For more resources on addiction or to get help, please visit: https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline.
More mental health support (via text) can be found...
Cristela Alonzo talks about getting a show, losing a show, getting help and moving forward.
More mental health support (via text) can be found at: https://www.crisistextline.org/
Additional Information on depression and anxiety can be found here:...