December 7, 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 Satisfaction Month with a particular give attention to LGBTQ+ points and discussions. To assist us kick issues off, singer-songwriter Bridie Monds-Watson, higher generally known as the artist SOAK, joins Going There  to speak concerning the challenges folks face as they search to know and categorical their identification on the earth.

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 during which different persons 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 folks within the LGBTQ+ group are below a lot stress that they could search to keep away from every thing about their gender, sexuality, or different components of their identification — usually compounding their melancholy and nervousness.  The “Purgatory” artists addresses a spread of coping methods which have helped them, together with discovering secure 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 high quality people 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 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 device constructed for and with LGBTQ+ teenagers in search of 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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