Let's Rethink This

Brittny Adams

May 17, 2021 Abby Berger Episode 1
Let's Rethink This
Brittny Adams
Show Notes

Date: May 17, 2021 

Name of Show: Let’s Rethink This 

Episode title and number: Brittny Adams on Living with a Mental Illness 001

Brief summary of show: Introducing, Let’s Rethink This, a podcast exploring the complex corners of mental illness by having candid conversations with people living with a severe mental illness and mental health providers on how mental illness affects all aspects of life including education, employment, housing, relationships and so much more. Let’s Rethink This is bringing you real stories of the challenges of mental illness along with real inspiration to manage the symptoms of mental illness, find belonging and purpose in your community, and gain the confidence to live a healthy, quality life. Our first guest is Brittny Adams, a person living with a severe mental illness and a recovering addict. She shares her story and talks about the importance of understanding mental illness in order to build resilience.  

Bullet points of key topics & timestamps:  

0:09-2:43 What to expect from Let’s Rethink This  

2:45–10:56 Brittny’s Story  

15:18 3700 project  

List of resources mentioned in episode, suggested reading, social media handles:  

DMH 3700 Project https://dmh.mo.gov/media/pdf/disease-management-projects-dm-3700-and-sud-dm-policy-manual 

Peer Support Program https://dmh.mo.gov/behavioral-health/treatment-services/specialized-programs/peer-support-services 

National Institute of Mental Health https://www.nimh.nih.gov/  

Calls to action:  

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