Category: Anxiety Disorders

063: Autism Spectrum and Sexuality

Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Dr. Stephanie Buehler on the sexual and relational challenges/strengths those with high functioning autism spectrum disorder can bring to the table.  They discuss diagnostic criteria, statistics, challenges and experiences marital partners often report, communication dynamics and…

060: Suicide – Part 2

This interview took place in April of 2012 and was released on the podcast Mormon Matters.  It is being rebroadcast here on Mormon Mental Health with the permission of Dan Wotherspoon. Suicide affects all of us, and involves so many devastating emotions. Grief…

033: SAMHSA on Mormon Mental Health

Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Administrator Pam Hyde, J.D. from SAMHSA, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, a public health agency within the Department of Health and Human Services.  They discuss a variety of mental health and substance abuse…

031: HOPE4UTAH – Suicide Prevention

Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Dr. Greg Hudnall, one of the premier experts in adolescent suicide prevention in the state of Utah. He has served on Utah’s Suicide Prevention Task Force and was asked to testify before congress and the United States…

030: Depression and LDS Women

Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Dr. Kris Doty regarding a qualitative exploratory study she conducted and presented at Utah Valley University with active LDS women diagnosed with depression attempting to understand possible contributing factors.  Factors which deemed significant were genetics, history of…

022: Pros of Prozac with Beca Mark

Beca Mark wished she could have found this book when hopelessly struggling with depression and anxiety after having her first child. She takes you on a heartfelt journey and shares how healing only came when combining a daily Prozac prescription…