This is Normal: A podcast about youth mental health
By USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin
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'This is Normal' is a podcast where young people talk about their own mental health challenges -- and how they got through them. Because when we share our stories, we can all feel a little less alone. Part of the Kids in Crisis series by USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin.
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I have struggled with depression and anxiety since I was a small child. Had there been this resource then, I might have felt comfortable taking it seriously early on. That they are giving voice to youth to share their stories is very important and game-changing work.
Short stories that pack a serious punch
These episodes may be short but they are moving and so well done. I really love how caring and interested the male editor host is with the female reporter’s stories. Each week, I can’t wait for the next week’s episode to come out! What I really respect the most is how much the hosts clearly care about the people they discuss and the lives they share with listeners. These stories are important and even those skeptical of the importance of mental health awareness will be swayed to recognize its importance by these stories.
A must listen parents of young kids
Awesome podcast dealing with the mental health issues of our youth. As a parent of two young daughters, this is especially helpful. The first hand accounts of individuals who’ve dealt with depression, as well as the experts interviewed make this a must listen. Thanks for doing it!
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