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#10. Another kind of madness with Professor Stephen Hinshaw

As Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, Dr. Stephen Hinshaw opens up in this episode with JK about his experience of growing up around mental illness and dedicating his life’s work to helping people and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health.From a young age, his father would be gone for long periods of time and Stephen wouldn’t know where he was or why he was gone. He later found out that his father was severely bipolar. In Episode 10 of Open Minded, the renowned psychologist and expert on mental health and stigma shares his personal story with Sir John Kirwan. They dive into how it shaped his life and views on mental illness and the stigma surrounding it. Like this episode? Be sure to leave a ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ review and share the podcast with your friends! You can connect with us on social media at @getmentemia. See for privacy and opt-out information.

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There’s never been a more important time to take care of and fully understand mental wellbeing. Sir John Kirwan, All Black legend, mental health advocate and Co-founder of Mentemia sits down for intimate conversations with incredible and inspiring leaders from all walks of life. JK, who has been the face of mental health in New Zealand for over 20 years, gets in-depth with every guest on their own wellbeing stories, what keeps them well, and how they are prioritising and championing wellbeing in their organisations and communities. Sure to entertain, inspire and provoke ideas, JK tackles mental wellbeing in the only way he can. Welcome to Open Minded.Connect with us on social media for weekly content at @getmentemia.Mentemia podcast disclaimer: The Mentemia 'Open Minded' podcast may contain content that might be objectionable. The views and opinions expressed in the Open Minded podcast episodes are those of the individuals interviewed and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Mentemia. Some episodes are for mature audiences and include language and subject matter that may not be suitable for young listeners. Listener Discretion is advised. See for privacy and opt-out information.