October 4, 2021
Here Without You:
Grief. Lots of it going around during these pandemic times. How to deal with it? How to relate? How to prepare for the unpreparable? How to support? How to get past? Or get through? When someone dearly loved, dearly close is no more. This is what Deanna Joyce, our guest for this two-part series on Grief shares. Through the lens of her own grievous experience with losing someone whom she dearly loved – her mother.
September 2, 2021
Social Anxiety. Am I worthy? Why do people reject me? I must not be a good person. But am I bad? Myriad masks. Are they working? Compulsively negative thought patterns. Trying to solve problems that we are creating for ourselves in our minds. Which lead to more problems. TORN!
Recovery College Wellness Centre Summer Co-op student Martin Luciani-Noli takes us deep into his mind and his struggle with social anxiety. And how he has learnt to cope more effectively.
July 22, 2021
Anxiety. Crawling in our skin. Consuming. Confusing. Debilitating. So much a part of many of us that we think it is normal even as it as it drags us down. If you’ve experienced anxiety you will be able to relate to our Over|Thinking guest for this episode – Christian-Ann Silveri. A student of Recovery College at CMHA Durham, Christian-Ann bravely, vulnerably shares her lifelong struggle with anxiety and how she is beginning to successfully manage this very common, challenging condition.
June 22, 2021
In this episode of Over|Thinking we’ve turned the tables on host Jamie Andrews. In a candid, no-holds-barred conversation with Peer Support Specialist Candace Singh that gets raw in places, Jamie reflects on his struggle through the darkness of depression and his Recovery journey toward meaning and fulfillment.
May 5, 2021
Learn all about the Over|Thinking podcast, a monthly look at mental health from the perspective of individuals with lived experience. Brought to you by CMHA Durham's Recovery College Wellness Centre.
April 20, 2021
In this episode, Over|Thinking host Jamie Andrews has a candid conversation with Carol Matthews, a student of CMHA Durham’s Recovery College. Carol openly shares her massive struggles, both from within and without, with accessing mental health services that she badly needed. What worked and what didn’t work for her. And what has been enabling her to move forward in her own Recovery Journey.
April 20, 2021
In this inaugural episode of the Over|Thinking podcast by the Recovery College Wellness Centre at CMHA Durham, host Jamie Andrews explores Mental Health Self Care. Through conversation with guests Candace Singh, a member of the Recovery College staff and Marian Waffle, a peer and prior client of Recovery College, we explore this very important and often misunderstood aspect of our well being.