Sunday Morning Magazine

Facing mental health issues is the beginning of living a stronger life

Two guests offer good, supportive information about facing and dealing with mental health/illness conditions. According to a Kaiser Family Foundation study, 41% of Americans report anxiety and depression symptoms up from just 11% in 2019. So it’s important to be open about it and talk about it. Kevin Petersen is a family addictions psychotherapist and author of Chronic Hope: Families and addiction. Kevin speaks and counsels from his own experiences with addiction.

David Rabadi is a mental health advocate whose mission is to erase the stigma surrounding mental illness. He’s also written about his experiences with bi -polar disorder in his new book: How I Lost My Mind and Found Myself.