Speak Your Mind
Mental health issues affect everyone. Shouldn't you know more? Now is the time to speak your mind and get the information you need. Join professional psychologist and host Dr. Carolyn Phelps each week as Speak Your Mind starts the conversation on mental health issues.
Expert Advice; Confidential Communication
Each Thursday, a panel of mental health professionals discuss the week's topic and help answer viewer questions live from the WDSE•WRPT studio. Questions can be phoned-in, text and emailed. Calls will be answered by a confidential team that will relay your question to Dr. Phelps. So feel free to ask the questions you've always wanted to ask and hear the reply in the comfort of your own home.
1/7/16: Mythbusting: Debunking Myths about Mental Illness
There are many myths about mental illness that serve to promote the stigma associated with mental illness and create barriers for people to get the help they need and deserve. Join us as we do some mythbusting.
1/14/16: Addictions and Recovery
Recovery from addictions restores lives, dreams and families. Tonight, a conversation with the Northland’s leading expert in the treatment of addictions.
1/21/16: Alternative Paths to Well Being
Emotional, spiritual and physical wellness is the destination we all strive towards. There are many paths to get to t hat destination including those less traveled. Learn more about alternative paths to well-being.
1/28/16: Living with Dementia
Learn how you can live with the emotional and practical aspects of dementia.
What kinds of questions can be answered?
Questions about the week's topic or guests, such as symptoms, personal experience, or treatment approaches are appropriate. Example: "Does it make things worse to drink if a person is depressed, or does it help them because they can forget about their problems?"
What kinds of questions cannot be answered?
Questions of a personal nature will not be responded to on this live television show. Example: "My 14 year old daughter just ran away from home. What should I do?"
Which questions get answered on the show?
Our co-hosts will be reviewing our viewer's questions with 2 goals in mind: creating an informative topic-related show and answering our viewers questions. While we will do our best to include as many as we can, please keep in mind that each question that is sent to us may not get directly answered.
This forum is not intended to resolve a crisis you are having right now. If you are having a crisis, call HDC's crisis line at 1-800-634-8775.