Nationally recognized fatherhood advocates will discuss the effects of modern life on the mental health of dads during a Twitter chat scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 6, at 8 p.m. Eastern time (5 p.m. Pacific). The conversation, sponsored by the nonprofit Carson J. Spencer Foundation for suicide prevention, will cover how best to reach and support dads experiencing overwhelming life challenges and mental health conditions like depression and anxiety. To join the discussion, log on to Twitter at the time listed above and follow #ElevateTheConvo. Topics to be discussed include: How do … [Read more...]
Does my kid need a shrink?The question of seeking professional mental health help crosses the minds of many parents at one time or another. Psychotherapist Michael Weiner, the author of You and Your Child's Therapy, takes us inside his practice to help you understand the process and your contribution to a successful treatment in our latest Modern Dads Podcast. Weiner also discusses his "whole child" approach that focuses on strengths, not just symptoms.As always, The Parents' Phrase Book author Whit Honea joins in to talk about he takes care of the emotional lives of his two boys. ** Listen … [Read more...]
The Modern Dads Podcast is back from summer hiatus with a chat about people taking their mental health issues to the stage.
This is My Brave is an innovative nonprofit with a mission of igniting and actively promoting a positive and supportive national conversation about mental illness. The group is putting on This is My Brave NYC on Oct. 4 featuring poets, musicians and essayists sharing their truth about life with mental illness, so we talk with This is My Brave co-founder Jennifer Marshall and NYC Dads Group member/show producer Lorne … [Read more...]