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

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 currently an ordained Baptist Minister, 49 year old John Anthony Burchall talks to Wellness in Color about his understanding of hope and its connection to his own mental health after surviving two suicide attempts.

Related Article: “On Vocation: Where Gladness Meets Need” http://www.lyndaleucc.org/sermons/on-vocation-where-gladness-meets-need/

This episode was recorded on 02/11/2019 in St. Paul, MN.

For more information and resources on mental illness, education and legislative advocacy please visit the NAMI Minnesota website at namimn.org

These efforts were supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health Award Number UL1TR002494. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.