Dr. John Huber is Host of Mainstream Mental Health Radio
Stories covered today includ:
Why Millennials Are Struggling With Mental Health At Work
Americans do not take mental health seriously enough. According to the NIMH, as many as 45% of mental health cases go untreated in this country, at a total potential cost of $147 billion per year. These statistics are devastating and also not widely known — but they’re not terribly controversial. What is controversial — or at least uncomfortable — is the idea that millennials suffer from more mental health issues than any previous generation. This challenges some of the common assertions that millennials are entitled, lazy and lack a work ethic or respect for The Dollar.
What Chelsea Manning teaches us about the U.S. military’s mental health crisis
Outside the newly christened Stewart Lee Udall Federal building in Washington, D.C., the air was crisp, but inside, President Barack Obama was glowing. Surrounded by top staff and military leaders, the president signed into law a bill that would eventually repeal the U.S. military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy (DADT), which had for 18 years banned gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military.
Our guest today is Renee Jones author of the new book “What’s Really Eating You? Overcome the Triggers of Comfort Eating.”. Ms. Jones welcome to the program.