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Industrial musicians come together for ‘Thrashnetic’ mental health benefit (Episode 935)

For this episode, I’m joined by Jim Marcus (Die Warzau, Go Fight), Karen Righeimer (Bellhead) and David Schock (concert promoter). All of them are involved with “Thrashnetic – The Josh Russo Memorial Benefit for Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention,”…

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Djunah’s Donna Diane is ‘she who is powerful’ (Episode 823)

Djunah’s second album, “Femina Furens,” is brave. It’s raw. It’s cathartic. It’s gut wrenching. It’s fierce. It’s vulnerable. Most importantly, it’s great. Donna Diane of Djunah jumped in the car outside Innjoy, in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago, to…

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How mental health issues inspired the new release from the Linden Method (Episode 790)

Alex Wight, Xack Brame, and Jake Fritzler of the Linden Method join me for an eye-opening virtual episode. Discussed in this episode: A post-hardcore lesson: What is it? Where does it come from? The mental health issues that inform the…

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Trauma, struggle, treatment and hope: Djunah’s Donna Diane (Episode 592)

“I only recently got the treatment I needed, and I’m glad I did because it saved my life” – that sentence stopped me in my tracks when I saw Djunah’s Instagram feed last week. Donna Diane of Djunah has wrestled…

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Building networks for suicide survivors: Amy Kartheiser talks about Under the Same Sky (Episode 550)

The topic of mental health has found its way into Car Con Carne throughout the pandemic. Tonight, we meet Amy Kartheiser, whose brother Mark killed himself 7 years ago. After wrestling with depression and facing the stigma associated with suicide,…

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Walking through an art auction for suicide prevention with I Ya Toyah (Episode 442)

One woman industrial army I Ya Toyah is the creative muse behind the Art Auction For Mental Health During The Times Of The Pandemic With The American Foundation For Suicide Prevention (long name, I know). She joins me tonight to…

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Mental health in the time of pandemic: It’s (still) OK not to be OK. Catching back up with Hope for the Day (Episode 335)

Tonight I’m joined by Mike Vinopal (Director of Education) and Joel Frieders (Director of Public Policy) from Hope for the Day. We chat about how to take care of one’s mental health in this unprecedented time, how to tend to…

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Hope for the Day in the time of pandemic: Mike Vinopal (Episode 319)

It’s OK not to be OK