Welcome

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.

Episodes

The Monster Behind You – Living And Working With BPD

“It’s not you, you just don’t see the giant monster behind you that I’m reacting to” Kellie Wagner, CEO @ Collective What do you know about Borderline Personality Disorder? The answer to that question for most people is “not a lot”. So, why do we know so little compared to other mental illnesses like anxiety …

Healing From PTSD And The Trauma of Sexual Assault, Lauren’s Story

According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, one in five women will be a victim of rape at some point in their lives. If that number shocks you, it’s because many victims of sexual assault and rape cope with their trauma in silence. In 2017, the silence broke as women started speaking out on …

Accepting Yourself and Accommodating Employees with ADHD – Scott’s Journey

“I don’t want to be anybody else, I want to be me.” – Scott Scott is part of an active ADHD community on Twitter, focusing on ADHD advocacy in the UK.  It was while working as an online bingo presenter a colleague suggested he might be on the autistic spectrum, and that suggestion put Scott …

Tell Your Story

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].