Our nation is facing devastating and difficult times, and it’s so important – now more than ever – to maintain your mental health. If you already struggle with anxiety, depression or other mental health challenges, these days of isolation, inequity and uncertainty can be extremely troubling. There are several podcasts that focus on the importance of mental health, and they may inspire and inform you. Below, we’ve listed five podcasts that offer tips on how to combat symptoms and triggers of mental health challenges. 

Millennial Mental Health Channel

Mental health is a hot topic for millennials, and this podcast addresses the impact it has on this generation. Hosted by a licensed psychiatrist and therapist, this podcast seeks to give listeners perspective on the world of mental health in bite-size chunks that make it easier to absorb and understand.

Cleaning Up the Mental Mess with Dr. Caroline Leaf

Looking for some quick and easy mental health tips to sprinkle into your busy life? Dr. Caroline Leaf, a cognitive neuroscientist and bestselling author, gives you tools to help take control of your emotional, physical and mental health. 

Therapy for Black Girls 

Clinical psychologist, Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, started this podcast to discuss how we can become the best versions of ourselves. Dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of black women and girls, it focuses on offering advice and mental health education for your personal and professional lives.

Anxiety Slayer with Shann and Ananga

This award-winning podcast by Shann Vander Leek and Ananga Sivyer tackles a wide range of mental health topics – including anxiety, PTSD, panic attacks, etc. The duo provides tools, tips and helpful practices on how to calm your mind. 

Celeste the Therapist 

Hosted by Celeste Viciere, a renowned therapist and mental health advocate, this podcast is devoted to breaking the stigma surrounding mental and emotional health, especially in communities of color. Celeste interviews guests from different backgrounds who work to empower others. 

If you’re looking for additional ways to maintain your positive mental health, our team at South Bay is here to help. If you need someone to talk to, our Mental Health and Substance Abuse counseling services might be the perfect fit for you. South Bay strives to provide the proper programs, certified staff members and clinicians for the perfect combination of professional therapy and guidance. For more information, contact us at 508-521-2200 or click here