A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, May 10, 2018

On today’s show:

Religion & Mental Health; Hope & Healing

  • Guests: Aaron Kheriaty: https://www.amazon.com/Catholic-Guide-Depression-Aaron-Kheriaty/dp/1933184760/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8  and Dr. Francis Broghammer: http://www.cacatholic.org/hope_and_healing join Sheila to discuss “Hope and Healing: A Pastoral Letter from the Bishops of California on Caring for those who Suffer from Mental Illness Addressed to All Catholics and People of Goodwill”
  • Caller: Jodie I’m an outpatient health provider; mental health issues are behind many other problems.  Broghammer shares…to move forward on these issues we must destigmatize; mental health issues thrive in isolation.
  • Caller: Bernard, I’m going to get a trans-cranial magnetic stimulation therapy right now; is the Church okay with this?  Caller: Kathy, my friend’s husband suffers from addiction. He keeps relapsing. Active listening can play a role in breaking through with destigmatizing mental illness.
  • Caller: Tricia, my nephew has been diagnosed with “Borderline Personality Disorder”; how can I help?  Caller:  Stephanie, EMDR (eye movement) Therapy – is it efficacious for PTSD?  Caller:  Sandra, Bipolar Disorder: Can the common medications cause seizures?