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Stories Like Crazy: True Stories about Mental Healthhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIid44xcRfGUb8l0uBTgc9g/videosA podcast that challenges beliefs about stigma, and endeavors to take back charged words, like CRAZY, and looks at them through a different lens. This is for those and made by those managing mental illness in their own way. Each episode we invite someone to share their story on a subject that we feel is important in ending stigma. Come hang out in Adri's living room and let's educate, inspire, and kick some serious stigma ass! Follow our Hosts: @adriannap and @lorilanemurphy on TwitterFollow us: @storylikecrazy on TwitterFind us: https://www.facebook.com/pg/StoryLikeCrazy/ Be a guest: storieslikecrazy@gmail.comResources should you feel triggered or need help: http://www.uhn.ca/healthcareprofessionals/SCOPE/Referrals/Toronto_Mental_Health_Resources.pdfAnd crisis lines in Canada: https://suicideprevention.ca/need-help/

Latest Episodes

Episode 33: Lori & Adri talk Bell Lets Talk

E#BellLetsTalk is celebrating their 10 year anniversary this year, and our hosts have mixed feelings about the #hastag and slogan. Do we need more than just talk? What about awareness evolving to action?! Hear our hosts talk about Bell Lets Talk.

14 minFEB 3
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Episode 33: Lori & Adri talk Bell Lets Talk

Episode 32: Lori and Adrianna on Holiday Stress

EIt's the most wonderful time of the year... or is it? Lori loves to hate and hates to love Christmastime, and Adrianna just flat out hates it. It's a time of year where we have to learn to just "be" in order to get through and dare we say even enjoy the holidays? Do you have any insight into how to make the stressful holidays enjoyable? Let us know in comments or on Twitter and Facebook!

22 min2019 DEC 24
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Episode 32: Lori and Adrianna on Holiday Stress

Episode 32: First Half of Stories Like Crazy LIVE 2019

EListen to our second annual Stories Like Crazy LIVE event in support of CMHA National / ACSM National Mental Health Awareness Week! Our hosts Lori and Adrianna will share the stage with some amazing mental health advocates and storytellers: first half is Elaine Gold and our very own Lori Lane Murphy. **For resources page that Adrianna talks about at the end go to: https://www.adrianna-prosser.com/safetalk-trainer/ and scroll to the bottom of the page!

30 min2019 JUL 26
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Episode 32: First Half of Stories Like Crazy LIVE 2019

Episode 31: Kristie Jennings | Stories Like Crazy

EKristie Jennings talks about being a mental health advocate, dealing with grief, and Ambassador of Hope with Ontario Shores. Find out more about Ontario Shores Ambassador's of Hope: https://www.ontarioshores.ca/about_us/100years/ambassadors_of_hope/

19 min2019 JUN 5
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Episode 31: Kristie Jennings | Stories Like Crazy

Episode 30: Andrew Neary | Stories Like Crazy

EThis week we talk to Andrew about how a little bit of magic (the game) helped him through his truama of abuse. Andrew Neary is a young restaurateur, learning about business and service through his dream business Drinks & Dragons. On a mission to create a healthier and better community, Andrew created the third-wave board game cafe to bring the best coffee possible to Durham and pair it with the bonding power of board games. This community building includes charity events like this March's Pour for the Shores Latte Art event which raised over $1000 for Ontario Shores Foundation for Mental Health, and the upcoming Speed Monopoly Tournament on June 21st for Ontario Shores and the Keller Williams Turkey Drive. https://www.drinksanddragons.ca/ https://www.facebook.com/DrinksandDragons/ https://twitter.com/drinksndragons https://www.instagram.com/drinksanddragonscafe/

27 min2019 MAY 17
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Episode 30: Andrew Neary | Stories Like Crazy

Episode 29: Ambassadors of Hope with Lori Lane Murphy

EWe get an update on what Lori has been up to, and she introduces us to the Ontario Shores Centre's Ambassadors of Hope! Here's her profile on their website: Lori Lane-Murphy Lori is a full-time mental health advocate, student, wife and mom. Her advocacy includes writing, performing and podcasting all in an effort to change the hearts and minds of people around mental illness. Mental illness was a part of her family growing up, but it certainly wasn’t the whole story. This reality prompted Lori to show people that while there are undeniable challenges living with or caring for someone mental illness, one should never be identified by illness alone. People have challenges. It’s part of the human experience. Comedic storytelling keeps Lori busy in her “spare” time and she loves to share and teach others how to craft and tell their own mental health stories. People with mental illness are often dismissed or have their stories told for them. By accepting that they own their own voice...

20 min2019 APR 1
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Episode 29: Ambassadors of Hope with Lori Lane Murphy

Episode 28: Elizabeth Cuffe | Stories Like Crazy

EElizabeth talks to us about her ADHD and how the challenges of her mental illness won't stop her from seeing the world. Elizabeth Cuffe is the girl geek of 2geeksandaback.com. When forgetting to update her website, she is pushing her mental health boundaries by travelling the world with her husband Wayne. She loves talking freely about having ADHD and anxiety and how to travel long term as a digital nomad with it. You can follow her adventures on: Instagram @runnerakaelizabeth Twitter @2geekstravel https://www.2geeksandabackpack.com/

38 min2019 FEB 17
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Episode 28: Elizabeth Cuffe | Stories Like Crazy

Episode 27: Ariel Kagan | Stories LIke Crazy

EControversy has real live people involved and it can tear people apart, just listen to Ariel tell his story. Ariel Kagan is a comedian in Toronto, you can find more about him at https://ariel-kagan.com/

47 min2018 DEC 18
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Episode 27: Ariel Kagan | Stories LIke Crazy

Episode 26: Nina Keogh | Stories Like Crazy

ENina talks about everyday anxieties, narcissism, and the reality we live in: Trump can affect your health! Nina Keogh is a visual artist and tv/stage performer. She has created puppets and puppeteered lead roles on Mr DressUp, Friendly Giant, Today’s Special and Bookmice to name but a few tv series. She has owned 2 art galleries and is currently prepping a solo show of work for January 2019. www.ninakeogh.com https://www.facebook.com/keoghstudio/

41 min2018 OCT 16
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Episode 26: Nina Keogh | Stories Like Crazy

Episode 25: Lori Lane Murphy's Bipolar Expedition | Stories Like Crazy

EOne of our hosts, Lori Lane Murphy, wrote a book about her mental health journey in "Bipolar Expedition: The Year I wasn't Here" and we talk about how she got to wanting to share her story and why a book. Read it here: https://www.amazon.com/Bipolar-Expedition-Notes-Back-Wasnt-ebook/dp/B07FK852FQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1537224144&sr=8-1&keywords=bipolar+expedition+lori+lane+murphy&dpID=61mHnRf3cuL&preST=_SY445_QL70_&dpSrc=srch Follow Lori: https://twitter.com/lorilanemurphy Read her blog: lorilanemurphy.ca

30 min2018 SEP 18
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Episode 25: Lori Lane Murphy's Bipolar Expedition | Stories Like Crazy

Latest Episodes

Episode 33: Lori & Adri talk Bell Lets Talk

E#BellLetsTalk is celebrating their 10 year anniversary this year, and our hosts have mixed feelings about the #hastag and slogan. Do we need more than just talk? What about awareness evolving to action?! Hear our hosts talk about Bell Lets Talk.

14 minFEB 3
Comments
Episode 33: Lori & Adri talk Bell Lets Talk

Episode 32: Lori and Adrianna on Holiday Stress

EIt's the most wonderful time of the year... or is it? Lori loves to hate and hates to love Christmastime, and Adrianna just flat out hates it. It's a time of year where we have to learn to just "be" in order to get through and dare we say even enjoy the holidays? Do you have any insight into how to make the stressful holidays enjoyable? Let us know in comments or on Twitter and Facebook!

22 min2019 DEC 24
Comments
Episode 32: Lori and Adrianna on Holiday Stress

Episode 32: First Half of Stories Like Crazy LIVE 2019

EListen to our second annual Stories Like Crazy LIVE event in support of CMHA National / ACSM National Mental Health Awareness Week! Our hosts Lori and Adrianna will share the stage with some amazing mental health advocates and storytellers: first half is Elaine Gold and our very own Lori Lane Murphy. **For resources page that Adrianna talks about at the end go to: https://www.adrianna-prosser.com/safetalk-trainer/ and scroll to the bottom of the page!

30 min2019 JUL 26
Comments
Episode 32: First Half of Stories Like Crazy LIVE 2019

Episode 31: Kristie Jennings | Stories Like Crazy

EKristie Jennings talks about being a mental health advocate, dealing with grief, and Ambassador of Hope with Ontario Shores. Find out more about Ontario Shores Ambassador's of Hope: https://www.ontarioshores.ca/about_us/100years/ambassadors_of_hope/

19 min2019 JUN 5
Comments
Episode 31: Kristie Jennings | Stories Like Crazy

Episode 30: Andrew Neary | Stories Like Crazy

EThis week we talk to Andrew about how a little bit of magic (the game) helped him through his truama of abuse. Andrew Neary is a young restaurateur, learning about business and service through his dream business Drinks & Dragons. On a mission to create a healthier and better community, Andrew created the third-wave board game cafe to bring the best coffee possible to Durham and pair it with the bonding power of board games. This community building includes charity events like this March's Pour for the Shores Latte Art event which raised over $1000 for Ontario Shores Foundation for Mental Health, and the upcoming Speed Monopoly Tournament on June 21st for Ontario Shores and the Keller Williams Turkey Drive. https://www.drinksanddragons.ca/ https://www.facebook.com/DrinksandDragons/ https://twitter.com/drinksndragons https://www.instagram.com/drinksanddragonscafe/

27 min2019 MAY 17
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Episode 30: Andrew Neary | Stories Like Crazy

Episode 29: Ambassadors of Hope with Lori Lane Murphy

EWe get an update on what Lori has been up to, and she introduces us to the Ontario Shores Centre's Ambassadors of Hope! Here's her profile on their website: Lori Lane-Murphy Lori is a full-time mental health advocate, student, wife and mom. Her advocacy includes writing, performing and podcasting all in an effort to change the hearts and minds of people around mental illness. Mental illness was a part of her family growing up, but it certainly wasn’t the whole story. This reality prompted Lori to show people that while there are undeniable challenges living with or caring for someone mental illness, one should never be identified by illness alone. People have challenges. It’s part of the human experience. Comedic storytelling keeps Lori busy in her “spare” time and she loves to share and teach others how to craft and tell their own mental health stories. People with mental illness are often dismissed or have their stories told for them. By accepting that they own their own voice...

20 min2019 APR 1
Comments
Episode 29: Ambassadors of Hope with Lori Lane Murphy

Episode 28: Elizabeth Cuffe | Stories Like Crazy

EElizabeth talks to us about her ADHD and how the challenges of her mental illness won't stop her from seeing the world. Elizabeth Cuffe is the girl geek of 2geeksandaback.com. When forgetting to update her website, she is pushing her mental health boundaries by travelling the world with her husband Wayne. She loves talking freely about having ADHD and anxiety and how to travel long term as a digital nomad with it. You can follow her adventures on: Instagram @runnerakaelizabeth Twitter @2geekstravel https://www.2geeksandabackpack.com/

38 min2019 FEB 17
Comments
Episode 28: Elizabeth Cuffe | Stories Like Crazy

Episode 27: Ariel Kagan | Stories LIke Crazy

EControversy has real live people involved and it can tear people apart, just listen to Ariel tell his story. Ariel Kagan is a comedian in Toronto, you can find more about him at https://ariel-kagan.com/

47 min2018 DEC 18
Comments
Episode 27: Ariel Kagan | Stories LIke Crazy

Episode 26: Nina Keogh | Stories Like Crazy

ENina talks about everyday anxieties, narcissism, and the reality we live in: Trump can affect your health! Nina Keogh is a visual artist and tv/stage performer. She has created puppets and puppeteered lead roles on Mr DressUp, Friendly Giant, Today’s Special and Bookmice to name but a few tv series. She has owned 2 art galleries and is currently prepping a solo show of work for January 2019. www.ninakeogh.com https://www.facebook.com/keoghstudio/

41 min2018 OCT 16
Comments
Episode 26: Nina Keogh | Stories Like Crazy

Episode 25: Lori Lane Murphy's Bipolar Expedition | Stories Like Crazy

EOne of our hosts, Lori Lane Murphy, wrote a book about her mental health journey in "Bipolar Expedition: The Year I wasn't Here" and we talk about how she got to wanting to share her story and why a book. Read it here: https://www.amazon.com/Bipolar-Expedition-Notes-Back-Wasnt-ebook/dp/B07FK852FQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1537224144&sr=8-1&keywords=bipolar+expedition+lori+lane+murphy&dpID=61mHnRf3cuL&preST=_SY445_QL70_&dpSrc=srch Follow Lori: https://twitter.com/lorilanemurphy Read her blog: lorilanemurphy.ca

30 min2018 SEP 18
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Episode 25: Lori Lane Murphy's Bipolar Expedition | Stories Like Crazy
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