Wellness in Color: “Between Two Worlds” (Jasmine Q’ian)

August 15, 2019

Welcome to “Wellness in Color,” a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. Interview Guest: Jasmine Q’ian Hosted by: Caroline Ludy Produced by: NAMI Minnesota (namimn.org) Guest Bio:  Living with borderline personality disorder (BPD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), 21 year-old Jasmine Q’ian battles two worlds, the more »

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Wellness in Color: “Never Stop Watering Your Roots” (Lauryn Daniel)

July 25, 2019

Welcome to “Wellness in Color,” a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. Interview Guest: Lauryn Daniel Hosted by: Caroline Ludy Produced by: NAMI Minnesota (namimn.org) Guest Bio:   A native of Chicago’s South Side, Lauryn Daniel describes herself as multifaceted. Living with anxiety and depression, she talks more »

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Wellness in Color: Advocacy in Disability; Does Wellness Equal Cure? (Bree Zimmerman)

July 10, 2019

Welcome to “Wellness in Color,” a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. Interview Guest: Bree Zimmerman Hosted by: Maritza Steele Produced by: NAMI Minnesota (namimn.org) Guest Bio:  Bree Zimmerman is a 29 year old black, queer, physically disabled woman living in the Twin Cities area. Also more »

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Wellness in Color: 1.5 Generation Immigrant (Vang Xor Xiong)

June 25, 2019

Welcome to “Wellness in Color,” a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. Interview Guest: Vang Xor Xiong (Xorr) Hosted by: Caroline Ludy Produced by: NAMI Minnesota (namimn.org) GUEST BIO:  Being a 1.5 generation immigrant and mental health advocate Vang Xor Xiong (Xorr) has an ability to bridge more »

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Wellness in Color: Looking Beyond the Pathology of Culture (True Thao)

June 11, 2019

Welcome to “Wellness in Color,” a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. Interview Guest: True Thao Interviewers: Amy Wang and Mai Yee Chang Hosted by: Caroline Ludy Produced by: NAMI Minnesota (namimn.org) GUEST BIO:  For twenty years True Thao has provided bilingual and bicultural mental health more »

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Wellness in Color: Each New Dance Was My Teacher (John A. Burchall)

May 29, 2019

Welcome to “Wellness in Color”, a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. Interview Guest: John Anthony Burchall Interviewers: Caroline Ludy and Cynthia Fashaw Hosted by: Caroline Ludy Produced by: NAMI Minnesota (namimn.org) GUEST BIO:  A native of Bermuda, a former newspaper reporter, writer, EMT and more »

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Wellness in Color: The Pressures of Perfection (Aneela Kumar)

May 14, 2019

Welcome to “Wellness in Color”, a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. Interview Guest: Aneela Kumar Interviewer: Maritza Steele Hosted by: Caroline Ludy Produced by: NAMI Minnesota (namimn.org) Guest Bio: Born and raised in New York to parents from India, Aneela Kumar shares her story more »

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Wellness in Color: Healing Through Community (Geet Mittal)

May 2, 2019

Welcome to “Wellness in Color”, a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. Interview Guest: Geetanjali Mittal Interviewer: Maritza Steele Hosted by: Caroline Ludy Produced by: NAMI Minnesota (namimn.org) GUEST BIO:  An educator, artist, and internationally-published researcher Geetanjali Mittal shares her Wellness in Color story about more »

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