November 28, 2022

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The Going There with Dr. Mike podcast returns for a 3rd season of shattering the stigma of psychological well being. Season 3 will discover medical psychologist and life coach Dr. Mike Friedman joined by a few of your favourite musicians to have sincere, open conversations on the crossroads of music and psychological well being.

We’re launching throughout Delight Month with a particular concentrate on LGBTQ+ points and discussions. To assist us kick issues off, singer-songwriter Bridie Monds-Watson, higher often known as the artist SOAK, joins Going There  to speak concerning the challenges individuals face as they search to grasp and categorical their identification on this planet.

The If I By no means Know You Like This Once more musician explains how many individuals within the Lesbian, Homosexual, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ+) neighborhood face ongoing stressors through which different individuals are not as accepting or understanding about components of their gender or sexual identification. These stressors can embody having to repeatedly clarify their gender or sexual identification and pronouns, being teased or bullied, and even being threatened with abuse or being thrown out of their properties or communities.

SOAK describes how individuals within the LGBTQ+ neighborhood are underneath a lot stress that they could search to keep away from the whole lot about their gender, sexuality, or different components of their identification — typically compounding their despair and nervousness.  The “Purgatory” artists addresses a variety of coping methods which have helped them, together with discovering protected areas the place they’re free to embrace their identification, in addition to connecting to the highly effective music of Tegan and Sara.

Season 3 of Going There is delivered to you by the wonderful of us at The Janssen Pharmaceutical Corporations of Johnson & Johnson, who by no means cease working to create a future the place illness is a factor of the previous.

To coincide with Delight Month, June 2022’s episodes centered on LGBTQ+ psychological well being are specifically introduced by imi, created by Hopelab. imi information is a free, research-backed, psychological well being device constructed for and with LGBTQ+ teenagers on the lookout for help and assist in affirming their identification and studying sensible methods to deal with stress that’s useful, related, inclusive, and joyful. Discover it at imi.information.

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