Category: Depression

094: LDS Women in Prison

Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Laurie Mohlman, an LDS therapist and member of the Mormon Mental Health Association, who works with women on parole from the Utah state prison system. They discuss many different topics including how women coming from LDS…

082: Ending Conversion Therapy

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently released a groundbreaking report: Ending Conversion Therapy – Supporting and Affirming LGBTQ Youth. Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Elliot Kennedy of SAMHSA and Dr. Judith Glassgold of the American Psychological Association (APA)…

077: Addressing Rural Mental Health

Today is National Rural Health Day.  Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Nisha Patel, the director of the community based division in the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP).  In her role, Nisha provides oversight, leadership and management to programmatic, operational…

076: Mormon Missionary Trauma – Part 2

Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Dr. Holly Welker, a writer and critical analyst, and Daniel Lancaster, a clinical social worker, to discuss issues relating to the mental health of LDS missionaries while out in the field – specifically when physical or emotional trauma are involved.…

075: Mormon Missionary Trauma – Part 1

Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Dr. Holly Welker, a writer and critical analyst, and Daniel Lancaster, a clinical social worker, to discuss issues relating to the mental health of LDS missionaries while out in the field – specifically when physical or emotional trauma are…