The Committed Podcast

Welcome to The Committed Podcast, where with each episode, we’ll be interviewing a different individual about their experience in higher ed, their experience with mental illness, and how they’ve combined the two. We hope you’ll join us to hear these fascinating stories and learn more about why it’s important to stomp out the stigma around mental illness in higher ed.

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Portrait of Gavin Henning who talks with us about coping with depression with alcohol abuse

Episode 3: Discovering It’s Depression

In this episode, Kristen talks with Gavin Henning about his experience with depression – including the long journey to discovering that the problem for him was actually depression. He shares with us his experience trying to cope with his depression with alcohol abuse. Give this episode a listen to find out more about Gavin’s path in higher ed with depression.

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Episode 2: Anxiety as a Man of Color

On this episode, we talk about having anxiety as a man of color, how our partners and network make all the difference in providing us the support we need, and what the positive aspects of having anxiety in higher ed can be.

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Episode 1: Counselors Have Depression, Too

In our first full episode, I get a chance to talk to a woman who is a Ph.D. student in counseling and experiences depression. She talks to us about how her mental illness can impact her studies, her work as a therapist in the campus counseling center, and her ability to teach her classes. In addition, she talks about the stigma surrounding a therapist with a mental illness.

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The Committed Podcast Intro

Welcome to The Committed Podcast, where with each episode, we’ll be interviewing a different individual about their experience in higher ed, their experience with mental illness, and how they’ve combined the two.

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