Entries by Maura Wheeler

Minding Your Mind Podcast Ep. 7: Trauma, Activism & Healing in the Black Community, with Dr. Carol Labor

Jordan Burnham interviews Dr. Carol Labor on intergenerational trauma in the Black community and the importance of activism moving forward. Utilizing her lived experience of depression and trauma, Dr. Carol Labor specializes in psychoeducation on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Services (MHPSS) and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in vulnerable communities. She shares her insight and her journey on finding her voice through lived experiences and advocating for others.

COVID Cancellations

Did you have events that were important to you that had to be postponed or cancelled as a result of the restrictions put in place due to COVID-19? You are not alone. Hear from some of our Young Adult Speakers as they share their experiences of disappointment and loss, and how they are working their way through it.

Your Emotional Tank

When little things turn into big things…those BIG feelings you’re having? Or someone in your household is having (maybe at you)? You are not alone in having them. In this video, Minding Your Mind’s Melissa Harrison, co-founder of Center for Hope & Health, LLC, talks about your “emotional tank” and what is happening with it during times of quarantine and social distancing.
This clip is from our presentation, “COVID-19 & Our Mental Health: Managing Mental Health in Uncertain Times.” If you would like to schedule a full webinar on this or another topic for your company or organization, please complete a Book A Speaker form.

MYM Speaker Drew Bergman a Finalist for 2016 Philly Health Hero

Minding Your Mind’s very own Drew Bergman is one of four finalists for the BeWellPhilly 2016 Health Hero challenge! He is the only finalist whose platform is directly related to mental health. If Drew wins this challenge, it will bring much-needed attention and awareness to the importance of making mental health as much of a […]

“13 Reasons Why” Recommended Resources

The Netflix original series “13 Reasons Why” has been a popular topic of conversation among adolescents, teens, and their parents both in person and all over social media. The series has been praised by some for raising the issue of teenage suicide and providing a starting point for parents and children to have some important conversations. In […]

Come To Me Campaign for National Suicide Prevention Month

Bill Savage, St. Joe’s Prep ’13 and Vanderbilt University ’17, has launched the second year of the Come To Me Campaign to raise awareness for suicide prevention. Inspired by his former lacrosse teammate and best friend at St. Joe’s Prep, Joe Walsh, Savage created the Come To Me Campaign to illuminate the depth and breadth […]

Rep. Murt to host Minding Your Mind Forum in Hatboro

Sep 6, 2017 To the Editor: The start of the new school year is always an exciting time and full of anticipation and hope. It can bring with it concerns by parents and students about how stressful school life is at times. In the context of school, children can face enormous pressure to achieve good […]