6 Mental Health Podcasts to Let You Know You’re Not Alone

By Renee Castro
Mental Health Podcasts

Life is hard, especially during a national pandemic. Crazy times can wreak havoc on our mental health, causing stress, anxiety, depression and tons of other struggles. To help you out in these hard times, there are many podcasts out there that focus on mental health to let you know that you are not alone. Check out these mental health podcasts this week!

Jen Gotch is OK… Sometimes

  • Jen Gotch is a mental health advocate and the founder of the company Ban.do. The podcasts covers almost every daily struggle we all face, right down to emotional eating.
  • Notable Episode: How to Feel Better RIGHT NOW

Mentally Yours

  • This weekly podcast explores everything mental health related including race and postnatal depression.
  • Notable Episode: Actually Asking For Help

The Struggle Bus

  • If its catchy name didn’t grab your attention, then Katharine Heller and Sally Tamarkin who have a lot of feelings sure will!
  • Notable Episode: Beautiful, Sexy and Confident

The Hilarious World of Depression

  • A light-hearted twist on depression is sure to make you feel comforted and not alone on this journey. John Moe is open and honest about the real life problems we face with depression.
  • Notable Episode: Wil Wheaton is Really Hoping It’s All Worth It

Happier with Gretchen Rubin

  • Gretchen Rubin, the author of “The Happiness Project,” hosts this podcast with her sister in an effort to help make your life happier!
  • Notable Episode: Remember, This Is Supposed to Be Fun

The Mental Illness Happy Hour

  • Each hour-long episode is hosted by the comedian Paul Gilmartin, while focusing on how normal having a mental illness really is.
  • Notable Episode: “Why Am I a Mess? My Parents loved Me – Amanda Bloom”


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