“You may not have a mental illness, but you do have mental health,” says Wendy Mamer. It’s one of many powerful takeaways from her TEDx Talk, Survivor of Suicide Loss: A Title I Never Wanted. As an ardent mental health advocate, she speaks to it in a way that only she can. And by creating conversations that normalize our innermost experiences, she’s paving the way for others to do the same.
In episode 78, Wendy joins host John T. Meyer to discuss her leadership journey as a mental health advocate and a bastion of inclusive conversations in her community. Tune in to hear their perspectives on the mental health ecosystem, where we go from here, and how we can better tend to our mental wellness.