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In this episode, our hosts discuss how the amount of money and resources a person has influences their mental health care. Listen now to hear how Gabe and Michelle tackle this difficult social discussion -- and have a couple laughs along the way. 

“It’s so hard to get help with mental illness if you have no money, and that’s not ok.” - Michelle Hammer Highlights from ‘Money and Mental Illness’ Episode

[1:00] How does money impact people with mental illness?

[3:00] Michelle’s epiphany on the subway.

[5:30] The difference between mental health and physical health.

[9:30] Insurance and the price of psychiatric medications.

[15:00] Michelle’s past job failures.

[18:30] Disability: does it help people?

[22:00] How can you recover from mental illness when you can’t afford healthcare?

[27:30] Michelle and other people living with schizophrenia in NYC.

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