Silent Superheroes are the workers showing up every day secretly managing a mental illness. The Silent Superheroes podcast tells their story through frank and open conversations about their mental illness, how mental health impacts their work and the planning, strength and courage it takes to be part of the workforce. The Silent Superheroes podcast is for managers, leaders, Human Resources professionals, mental health professionals, family members and anyone else who wants to learn more about mental health in the workplace. And of course for the Silent Superheroes, you aren’t alone.
#35 It’s Time To Talk About Suicide
Olga is a Technical Program Manager at Expedia. She is originally from Venezuela and now lives in Montreal. Olga is also an active YouTuber with her channel Cronopio. Growing up in a Latino community with an alcoholic father and a stoic mother, Olga learned that you don’t complain and you don’t talk about your feelings. …
#34 Making Rap Music As Therapy
Dillon and Wesley are a rap duet who perform under the names Weslex and MySYN. Wesley and Dillon took different paths through life. Whereas Dillon was the broody kid a little withdrawn from others, writing poetry and coming from a broken home. Wesley was the sociable, happy kid making everybody laugh. Despite different paths, their …
#33 When Learning Disabilities Become A Superpower – Anne’s Story
In college, choosing a major was challenging for Anne. Her challenge wasn’t because she was a feckless student unable to pick something and stick to it. It was because her undiagnosed learning disabilities made learning new subjects difficult. Textbooks were a constant battle for Anne while going through school and college. After a college therapist …
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If you’re a Silent Superhero, a member of the workforce managing a diagnosed mental illness, we’d love to hear from you and arrange a recording to capture and share your story. Please send an e-mail to [email protected].