It all hearkens back to storytelling, to this desire we have to relate something. To let people know who we are, or were, or wish we were, or fear we are.
Gabe is an author, editor, blogger, actor, playwright, director, and a lover of commas. For five years, he worked at Montgomery County Emergency Service, Inc. (MCES), a non-profit crisis psychiatric hospital in the capacity of Allied Therapist, and, later, Development Specialist. At MCES, he created innovative programs such as an Inpatient Concert Series for the patients, bringing high-quality, professional performing artists to entertain the patients and enrich their inpatient experience. Gabe also produced and directed a full-scale production of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town with the staff of the hospital, as an exercise in teamwork, empathy-building, and creative expression. Gabe enjoys Gilbert & Sullivan operettas, being silly with his twins, his wife, and his dog, and vacuuming.
Christa Godillot is a Registered Nurse at a private, non-profit crisis psychiatric hospital. In this interview she talks about her career and life.
We shine the spotlight on the individuals who help folks along on that road of recovery including mental health professionals, like Christa Godillot, RN.
Jeff Shannon is veteran police officer and a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist. He specializes in mental health-related calls within the police department.
Jeff Shannon talks about mental health for police officers as well as the extra training required for responding to mental health related calls.
It’s hard to know how a play can change your life, but, just two years later, I found out.
I joke about men’s mental health because, sometimes, I don’t know what else to do. Of course, the stigma against men’s mental health is not funny.