Dec 22, 2021
This podcast has always talked about treatment options and
resources. I always will.
And sometimes that includes talking about uncomfortable
things. Or boring things, things so boring they make your eyes
This is definitely true cuz I have been known to go long
winded. But if this helps you in your treatment process or
understand possible resources process, I'll do it.
Because that episode that you cut off after four minutes might
be the one you come back to a year from now. It happens.
My intent is to be respectful. I might slip up on that. If I
don't catch it in the editing process then I will have to own up to
it. I have my own opinions and biases.
My intent is to be informative with viable, and authoritative
sources. You can agree with them or disagree. That is your
I need to do this because someone I don't know needs to know
this information. If you don't need it or think it is a waste of
time, then tune out.
In this episode, some news items about accessing treatment. It
isn't good news but you do need to know why trying to find help is
even harder than before the pandemic.
If you need support contact the National Suicide Prevention
Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or
text “START” to 741-741.
From California Take Action 4 Mental Health
downloadable Understanding the Spectrum of Mental
PDF about how to have a better idea if you are in
trouble or in the danger zone.
Links to other sites are provided for information purposes only and
do not constitute endorsements.
Always seek the advice of a qualified health provider with
questions you may have regarding a medical or mental health
This blog and podcast is intended for informational and educational
purposes only. Nothing in this program is intended to be a
substitute for professional psychological, psychiatric or medical
advice, diagnosis, or treatment.