November 26, 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 scientific 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 Satisfaction Month with a particular concentrate on LGBTQ+ points and discussions. To assist us kick issues off, singer-songwriter Bridie Monds-Watson, higher often called the artist SOAK, joins Going There  to speak concerning the challenges individuals face as they search to know and categorical their id on the 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+) group face ongoing stressors wherein different individuals are not as accepting or understanding about elements of their gender or sexual id. These stressors can embrace having to repeatedly clarify their gender or sexual id 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+ group are below a lot stress that they could search to keep away from all the things about their gender, sexuality, or different elements of their id — usually 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 id, in addition to connecting to the highly effective music of Tegan and Sara.

Season 3 of Going There is dropped at you by the wonderful of us at The Janssen Pharmaceutical Firms 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 Satisfaction 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 instrument constructed for and with LGBTQ+ teenagers searching for assist and assist in affirming their id and studying sensible methods to deal with stress that’s useful, related, inclusive, and joyful. Discover it at imi.information.

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