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Answering Your Qs About Genetic Testing, Family Issues, Self-Medicating & More

Dr. H answers questions about a variety of issues in this week’s episode. A listener named Tracy inquires about genetic testing for ADHD medication, another asks about his “hyper response to stress,” and Cooper called with a question about self-medicating with cannabis. Listen to Ned’s thoughts on these questions and others that we received from our listeners in the Distraction community. 

This episode was originally released in October 2018.

The Truth About Trauma

Jenn talks to Patricia Mangones, PMHNP-BC. They discuss the complexities of psychological trauma and PTSD, signs and symptoms of these conditions, and ways to help navigate emotionally traumatic experiences.

Patricia Mangones, PMHNP-BC, is a nurse practitioner at McLean Hospital’s Hill Center for Women, where she works on a multidisciplinary team. She provides trauma-informed medication management in individual treatment and facilitates dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and skills-based PTSD groups.

RELEVANT CONTENT:

– More about the episode: mclean.link/14l
– Read the episode transcript: mclean.link/jm9

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The McLean Hospital podcast Mindful Things is intended to provide general information and to help listeners learn about mental health, educational opportunities, and research initiatives. This podcast is not an attempt to practice medicine or to provide specific medical advice.

© 2021 McLean Hospital. All Rights Reserved.

Chatting with Sam Mitchell from Autism Rocks and Rolls!

Sam Mitchell and his mother Gina from Autism Rocks and Rolls stop by to have a chat with me about anxiety, autism, and mental health!

AUTISM ROCKS AND ROLLS LINKS:
https://www.mentalhealthnewsradionetwork.com/our-shows/autism-rocks-and-rolls/
https://sites.google.com/egreene.k12.in.us/autismrocksandrolls
https://twitter.com/SamMitc95075321

ANXIOUSLY OKAY LINKS:
https://www.mentalhealthnewsradionetwork.com/
Alec’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/anxiously_okay
Alec’s Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/smartalec24

Dr Bill Rawls — What You Need to Know About Lyme Disease

Bill Rawls is an OB-GYN and leading expert in Lyme disease, integrative health, and herbal medicine. In the middle of his successful medical career, Dr. Rawls’ life was interrupted by Lyme disease. As he struggled to overcome it, he explored nearly every treatment possible – from conventional medicine to a range of alternative therapies. In the process, Dr. Rawls discovered a shocking amount of controversy and confusion around causes, diagnosis, and treatment that left thousands of patients confused, unsupported, and chronically ill. Find out more about Dr. Rawls on RawlsMD.com. Here is the direct link to the free book offer: https://rawlsmd.com/books/unlocking-lyme-free.

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Change Is The Only Constant

A few conversations with friends had Dr. Hallowell thinking about how the world has changed in his lifetime, and whether or not it’s for the better. Do we still have standards in society? Are millennials lazy? Is social media to blame for all of our problems? 

As the Greek philosopher Heraclitus put it so many years ago, “the only thing that is constant is change.”

Do you have a show idea for Distraction? Email it to connect@distractionpodcast.com

This episode was originally released in May 2018.

Addiction is about the pain of Mistaken Identity

Fascinating podcast featuring Paul Noiles. Paul has written a book called The Mistaken Identity: A Sacred Journey from Addiction to Awakening. He explains that people use their addiction to hide the fact that they don’t know or like who they are. Everyone experiences trauma and not addressing the root issues will lead to relapse. Listen to this podcast as the nuggets of wisdom and truth fill the conversation. See his Bio and get his book!!

PAUL NOILES is a unique teacher who believes all addictions are about the pain of a Mistaken Identity. The solution is knowing our innate truth through awakening consciousness. Paul writes with depth, uncomplicated clarity, courage, vulnerability, and honesty rarely seen in the world today. His raw, intimate sharing of his experiences restores hope for many in the grips of addiction. Paul is not aligned with any particular religion or tradition.

Paul has personally discovered that The Mistaken Identity is the biggest block to seeing this essence. Removing it allows a person to get in alignment with their authentic self. There is nothing to fix or change about anyone, only something to awaken to— their true essence of love, peace, and joy.
Paul has been using his MI teaching model with his clients to incredible success. His raw sharing of his own suffering and path to awakening and recovery, written with courage, vulnerability and honesty restores hope for many.

IF YOU WANT TO SUFFER LESS AND LIVE TO YOUR TRUE POTENTIAL GIVE PAUL A SHOUT.

?Awakening Coaching
Recovery Coaching
Codependence Coaching
Interventions
Sober Travel Companion

These are his primary focuses.

Paul’s book “Mistaken Identity – A Sacred Journey from Addiction to Awakening” is now available online at Amazon and Kindle and Kobo and various other places.
https://www.paulnoiles.com/

Helping Athletic Coaches Understand ADHD Kids

Own Beat Athlete is an organization that aims to help soccer, baseball, football and other coaches better understand neurodivergent kids, like those with ADHD. As a former coach and mother to a son with ADHD and dyslexia, Susan Stout saw that many coaches of young athletes didn’t understand ADHD, resulting in seasons filled with frustration and anxiety for both the coaches and the young athletes. Susan decided to create Own Beat Athlete to reduce the struggle between coaches and players, as she tells Ned in this episode. 

Own Beat Athlete

Please reach out to use with your comments, questions and show ideas. Email connect@distractionpodcast.com

This episode was originally released in April 2019.

Let’s Talk About Child and Teen Mental Health

Today we talk to Dr. Lisa Coyne about child and teen mental health—discussing ways to navigate various conditions in kids and teens, methods to cope with anxiety around school, and strategies to develop a close bond with our children.

Lisa W. Coyne, PhD, is an assistant professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, part-time, at Harvard Medical School, and is a senior clinical consultant at the Child and Adolescent OCD Institute (OCDI Jr.) at McLean Hospital.

RELEVANT CONTENT:

– More about the episode: mclean.link/z60
– Read the episode transcript: mclean.link/mo4

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The McLean Hospital podcast Mindful Things is intended to educate about, encourage compassion around, and reduce the stigma related to mental health and wellness. This podcast is not an attempt to practice medicine or to provide specific medical advice.

© 2021 McLean Hospital. All Rights Reserved.

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