On this episode of the podcast, Jesse Bigelow talks about his experience growing up and how a relatively ‘normal’ upbringing could never have prepared him for the onslaught of mental illness and the development of schizophrenia. He describes the onset of his symptoms and how he went about getting help and how much he learned through the process of recovery.
Honesty and the Youth Mental Health Epidemic
One of many contributors to the current youth mental health epidemic is OUR inability as adults to deal with OUR difficult thoughts and emotions. Because of this, we often lie to ourselves and our kids.
The holiday season is an excellent opportunity to learn about how our mental health relates to our personal and family relationships.