Esmé Weijun Wang is the author of the New York Times-bestselling essay collection The Collected Schizophrenias and the novel The Border of Paradise, which was one of NPR's Best Books of 2016. Born in the Midwest to Taiwanese parents, Esmé lives in San Francisco. She will be a keynote speaker at our Zarrow Mental Health Symposium in October. We are thrilled that Esmé joined us for our two-part exploration of psychosis. For this episode, we asked JoBeth Hamon to interview Esmé. JoBeth works for the Association, but she’s also a huge Esmé fan and was actually elected as a City Councilor in Oklahoma City. OK, the mental health download starts … now.
Sep 12 2019
Welcome to part 2 of our exploration of psychosis. Today I’m so excited that our guest is psychosis expert, Dr. Jessica Bernard, of Texas A&M University. Dr. Bernard’s research supports the theory that problems in a particular brain circuit contr...Listen now
Sep 16 2019
Today our guest is our friend Joe Hight. Joe is a journalism professor, columnist, writer, consultant and a bookstore owner. His newspaper career as an editor, director, managing editor or reporter spanned for 35 years. His new book is “Unnecessary S...Listen now
Sep 23 2019
Tim Landes Jr is a storyteller. In this episode, the TulsaPeople magazine writer and editor tells the story of his mom, who has experienced mental illness and homelessness. Now she has a safe place to live and is doing great in her recovery. Wendi Fr...Listen now