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Mental Health Hangouts
71 minutes | Jun 27, 2018
27 - Personal Growth with Jordan Gross and Brandon LaBella
On this week's episode, Seamus talks about Pride and Lily compliments his romp-him, then they talk about the mental health importance of making your home a place of peace! Then they are joined by Jordan Gross and Brandon LaBella, two men in their early 20s who are making their mark in the world of personal growth writing! Check out Jordan's book, Getting Comfy: Your Morning Guide to Daily Happiness, and Brandon's book, The Journey To Failing Freely: How To Find Fulfillment By Letting Yourself Fail. * PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR PATREON PAGE, www.patreon.com/mentalhealthhos *
57 minutes | Jun 20, 2018
26 - Love Addiction with Christine Gutierrez, Psychotherapist
On this week's episode Lily and Seamus pivot from their armchair psychology as they have their first real therapist: Christine Gutierrez! With Christine, they discuss mental health in the Latinx community, spirituality, and her specialties, love addiction and trauma. Also, Seamus takes the opportunity to ask many * asking for a friend questions * which Lily notices sound strangely similar to his life and issues. Follow Christine: @cosmicchristine https://christineg.tv/
69 minutes | Jun 8, 2018
25 - Money and Mental Health with Gaby Dunn
On this week's episode, Seamus and Lily discuss phone addiction, procrastination, and hallucinogens as psychiatric treatment. Then they are joined by Gaby Dunn, YouTuber, author, actress, activist, and host of Bad with Money podcast. With Gaby, they the relationship between financial stress and mental health and LGBTQ mental health.
83 minutes | Jun 1, 2018
24 - Cycles and Sex with Lauren Bille
On this week's episode Seamus and Lily discuss their 5 year college reunion, and why Seamus decided to go and sober troll, and why Lily decided it would be in the best interest of her mental health not to. Then they are joined by Lauren Bille, the founder of Cycles and Sex and all around BOSS, who talks to them about EVERYTHING including hand jobs, psychiatric hospitalizations, sobriety, dating and MORE! Follow us @MentalHealthHOs on twitter and @MentalHealthHangouts on Instagram!
90 minutes | May 17, 2018
23 - Finding Therapy with Crissy Milazzo
On this week's episode, Lily and Seamus recount some not cute behaviors from their addict days, and whether or not they feel triggered now being around drugs and alcohol. Then they are joined by writer, mental health advocate, and Vanderpump Rules aficionado, Crissy Milazzo, who discusses her YouFindTherapy.com project to help people find affordable therapy, her own experiences with depression, and WHY YOU SHOULDN'T BUY HER BOOK!Follow @crissymilazzo on Twitter, and visit and share www.youfindtherapy.com!
71 minutes | May 3, 2018
22 - OCD with BJ Mendelson
On this week's episode of Mental Health Hangouts, Seamus and Lily discuss how to be basic and cute in 2018 through sober brunching, and the 5 love languages. Then they are joined by the author of Social Media is Bullshit, B.J. Mendelson, who talks with them about his writing, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, porn, the relationship between finances and mental health, that time he was a mall Santa, and SO MUCH MORE!Follow B.J. on Twitter: @BJMendelsonVisit his website: bjmendelson.com
60 minutes | Apr 25, 2018
21 - Community Meeting with Morgan Freed and Brittney Scott
On this week's episode of Mental Health Hangouts, Seamus admits he has bad vocal fry, Lily talks about munchausen by proxy, and they both endorse the legalization of ~*~ weed ~*~. Then, Seamus talks to Emo Nite founder, Morgan Freed, and artist, Brittney Scott, about a series of Community Meetings they are organizing in LA to discuss mental health and addiction. Seamus, Brittney and Morgan also discuss specifically how these issues are prevalent in nightlife and entertainment, and what its like to be sober in these industries. Follow @CommunityMeeting on Instagram to learn more!And follow the Community Meeting Organizers:Morgan Freed: @PartyWizardAdam Weiss: @AdamGoesHamEmily Kretzer: @EmKretzBrittney Scott: @BrittneyScott
97 minutes | Apr 19, 2018
20 - Advocacy with Will Bildsten
On this week's episode of Mental Health Hangouts, Seamus snacks on sushi while recording (sorry!), and he and Lily chat about pushing through rejection and their experiences with going on and off antidepressants. Then they are joined by mental health advocate Will Bildsten, who is currently an inpatient resident at the Austen Riggs Center. Will discusses his mental health activism, the unique treatment environment at Austen Riggs, and tells his own mental health story.
64 minutes | Mar 28, 2018
19 - Elyse Fox of Sad Girls Club
On this week's episode, Seamus and Lily discuss March for Our Lives, why reading is good for your mental health, and how colleges handle drinking and mental health on campus. Then they are joined by filmmaker and mental health activist, Elyse Fox, who talks with them about her own mental health treatment, her film about depression 'Conversations with Friends', and founding Sad Girls Club, a community for young people with depression.
60 minutes | Mar 21, 2018
18 - School Shootings with Shannon Hayes
On this week's episode Seamus and Lily discuss whether or not the drinking age should be lowered, and why they believe it's a myth that alcohol makes you more creative as a writer. Then they are joined by Shannon Hayes, a political science student who was a student at Arapahoe High School during a 2013 school shooting. Shannon talks with Seamus and Lily about what it's like to be a teen in a school where gun violence happens, personal and collective trauma, triggers, and the work she is doing to advocate for gun control. Also, the NY Times Magazine article Seamus and Lily discuss in the introduction is "Does Recovery Kill Great Writing" by Leslie Jameson.
88 minutes | Mar 13, 2018
17 - LA Moment with Lara Marie Schoenhals
On this week's episode of Mental Health Hangouts, Seamus and Lily talk about about how to best manage mental health when you're living a freelance lifestyle, how to avoid over-committing, and why kids should be raised to know how and when it's healthy to quit. Then Lily heads to Los Angeles to talk mental health, and the ups and downs of success with Lara Marie Schoenhals, New York Times bestselling author, host of Sexy Unique Podcast and Babe?, and creator of Seamus' all-time favorite YouTube video, "Please Welcome to the Stage.." Follow Lara on Twitter and Instagram@larzmarie@sexyuniquepod@babepodcast
67 minutes | Mar 6, 2018
16 - Relationships and Mental Health with Grace and Ethan
On this week's episode, Lily and Seamus are both feeling SAD AF during the intro, and discuss how it's easy to focus on dark and/or negative topics when you're already feeling down. Then they are joined by last week's guest, Ethan Harrison, and Grace Lodge - Lily and Seamus' best friend - who discuss how they communicate about mental health within their relationship!
82 minutes | Feb 27, 2018
15 - Interview with Ethan Harrison, Photographer
On this week's Mental Health Hangouts, Lily and Seamus discuss the way gun control opponents use mental illness as a scapegoat to deflect in the wake of mass shootings. Then they are joined by photographer and videographer, Ethan Harrison, who talks about growing up with an abusive parent, mental health in rural communities and the role photography played in his mental health treatment. Follow Ethan at @wolfingtons. www.ethanphoto.com
40 minutes | Feb 20, 2018
14 - Interview with Dr. Sandra Lee aka Dr. Pimple Popper
POPAHOLICS COME THROUGH- DR. PIMPLE POPPER is our special guest this week! On this week’s Mental Health Hangouts, Lily and Seamus talk about the Silk Road, the forthcoming Mental Health Hangouts book club, and why serial killer podcasts and Real Housewives fighting make Seamus and Lily relax, respectively. Then they are joined by internet sensation Dr. Sandra Lee aka Dr. Pimple Popper who talks to them about her popping video empire, ASMR, internet trends like unboxing, and how many people watch her videos to relax and not pick their own skin. Follow Dr. Sandra Lee at @Drpimplepopper
88 minutes | Feb 13, 2018
13 Sober Dating with Isaac Hindin-Miller
MENTAL HEALTH HANGOUTS IS BACK! On this week's episode, Lily and Seamus discuss Seamus' visit to Church of Scientology, Lily's deep literary dive into the history of Evangelicalism, and why they're both Valentine's Day h8rz. Then they are joined by Isaac Hindin-Miller, fashion writer and DJ, to discuss sober dating as a young person.Follow Isaac on @IsaacLikes or at www.isaaclikes.com
46 minutes | Dec 22, 2017
Episode 12 - Mental Health HO-lidays!
On this week's episode of Mental Health Hangouts, Lily and Seamus talk about how to take care of your mental health during the holiday season so you can get through the extended family time and slew of parties without losing your sh*t!
64 minutes | Dec 15, 2017
Episode 11 - Interview with Jay Knight, Host of Veteranology Podcast
On this week's episode of Mental Health Hangouts, Lily and Seamus discuss prisons being the largest mental health institutions, Maggie Haberman's chic ass reporting and the bombing in Port Authority. Then they are joined by Jay Knight, host of the Veteranology podcast, to discuss mental health in the military and veteran communities.Find Veteranology at Veteranology.com
77 minutes | Dec 5, 2017
Episode 10 - Interview with Chris Heide, Editor-in-Chief of Chosen Magazine
On this week's episode of Mental Health Hangouts, Lily and Seamus talk about a weird "Make America Sober Again" poster in the subway, the Supreme Court wedding cake case, and revenge porn. Then they discuss the opioid epidemic with Chris Heide, a writer, recipient of the Kaplan Award for Narrative Journalism, and editor-in-chief of Chosen Magazine. Chris wanted to add: “A major point of the stigma surrounding addiction is the misconception that addiction is somehow a moral failing or a result of poor choices. Addiction is a medically defined disease, where in the addict or alcoholic loses all ability to chose taking another drink or hit. Their brains tell them that they need drugs and alcohol to survive.”
82 minutes | Nov 29, 2017
Episode 09 - Interview with Mia Lee
On this week's episode of Mental Health Hangouts, Lily and Seamus drag turkey, the history of Thanksgiving, eggnog, Soul Cycle and Taylor Swift. Then they are joined by Mia Lee who talks about "me-search", trauma, and working at Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital and the Brooklyn Veterans Hospital.
52 minutes | Nov 20, 2017
8 - Jamie Tworkowski, founder of To Write Love On Her Arms
On this week's episode of Mental Health Hangouts, Lily talks about her recent Freudian stress dreams and getting tested at the doctor's office, while Seamus talks about being paranoid that people are trying to murder him on the subway and his decision to bypass impulse shaving his head and shear his chest instead! Then, they are joined by New York Times bestselling author and founder of To Write Love on Her Arms, Jamie Tworkowski, who talks to them about the story behind TWLOHA, and the work he and his team to do destigmatize mental illness and let people know it's not only okay, but good, to talk about their mental health. Follow Jamie @jamietworkowski and visit www.twloha.com to learn more and get involved!
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