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.
10/5/17: What to Do When Your Child Says “NO!” - Managing Oppositional Defiant Behavior
Imagine a world where your child does what you ask, when you ask, all the time. This is not your world. If your child has ever pushed your buttons, you’ll want to tune in to the first episode of season 8 of Speak Your Mind and learn: What To Do When Your Child Says, “NO!” – Managing Oppositional Defiant Behavior.
10/12/17: Making Change
Maya Angelou once said “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it – Change your attitude. Making Change.
10/19/17: Mindfulness and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
Our capacity to be truly in the moment, as it is, affects our ability to respond to stress, to experience joy, and to give and receive compassion. The good news is that we can all learn how to be and live in the now. Learn about Mindfulness and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction.
No illness should be attached to shame. Yet those living with schizophrenia and their families bare much of the shame that other’s associate with having a mental illness. And undeservedly so. Stop contributing to the spread of shame by learning the facts about Schizophrenia.
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.