The Cope Notes Podcast w/ Johnny Crowder

MHNR Network, LLC

Suicide/abuse survivor Johnny Crowder uses humor and transparency to explore how everyday people cope with the constant chaos of everyday life. From mental and emotional health to the common misconceptions we have about others, this stigma-busting show sheds new light on the stress and glory of the human condition.To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, visit copenotes.com.

All Episodes

Johnny sits down with Dustin Belt (guitarist of Big Time Rush, Metro Station, & Heffron Drive, creator of Broglie Box) in Los Angeles, CA to explore some of the pressures that come along with recognizing your defense mechanisms, identifying the root of your pre-show jitters, and using your platform to spark meaningful conversations.To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Sep 2020

37 min 47 sec

Johnny sits down with Melissa Cross (vocal coach, creator of The Zen of Screaming) in rural TX to explore some of the pressures that come along with resisting the urge to overthink the present moment, using your authentic voice to express yourself, and defeating your self-defeating prophecies.To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Aug 2020

51 min

Johnny sits down with Austin Archey (drummer of Lorna Shore) in Edison, NJ to explore some of the pressures that come along with finding new confidence in sobriety, believing in your dreams more than your current circumstances, and learning to want to love yourself.To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Aug 2020

49 min 34 sec

Johnny sits down with Meredith Henderson (drummer of VCTMS) in Chicago, IL to explore some of the pressures that come along with letting go of grudges, leveraging creativity as a source of confidence, and finding the strength to speak up to the people who put you down.To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Jul 2020

50 min 1 sec

Johnny sits down with Garrett Russell (vocalist of Silent Planet) in southern CA to explore some of the pressures that come along with handling disappointment when our hopes are dashed, discussing hardship when it feels a little too fresh to discuss, and escaping a mental hospital in a foreign country.To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Jun 2020

48 min 42 sec

Johnny sits down with Tim Goergen (ex-vocalist of Within the Ruins) and Nikki Simpson (tattoo artist & host of Ink Master Angels) in New York City to explore some of the pressures that come along with avoiding codependent patterns in a healthy relationship, finding new sources of creativity and happiness when the unexpected happens, and starting their own tattoo shop (EverBlack Tattoo Studio) moments before it's shut down by a global pandemic.To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Jun 2020

52 min 10 sec

Johnny sits down with Finn Mckenty (YouTuber and Founder of the Punk Rock MBA) in Seattle, WA to explore some of the pressures that come along with learning from negative feedback, navigating the toxicity of YouTube's dreaded comment section, and balancing our weaknesses with our strengths.To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

May 2020

52 min 22 sec

Johnny sits down with Joe Bad (vocalist of Fit For An Autopsy) in Long Island, NY to explore some of the pressures that come along with resisting the urge to fake our emotions, using video games to healthily escape the stresses of life, and being authentically yourself—regardless of the expectations of others.To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

May 2020

47 min 8 sec

Johnny sits down with Brian "Head" Welch (guitarist of KoRn, vocalist of Love and Death, published author) in Nashville, TN to explore some of the pressures that come along with reconciling with our past, forgiving ourselves and our family members, and, in his own words, "getting our heads out of our butts."To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Apr 2020

44 min 51 sec

Johnny sits down with Cal Kearns (artist, illustrator) in Cleveland, OH to explore some of the pressures that come along with fighting our inner critic, learning to own our mistakes, and using self-expression to process emotional distress.To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Apr 2020

46 min 21 sec

Johnny sits down with Justin Kruger (founder of Project Helping) in Denver, CO to explore some of the pressures that come along with finding a genuine sense of purpose, learning to be a member of a community, and investing in ourselves by spending time with other people. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Mar 2020

42 min 41 sec

Johnny sits down with Mark Heylmun (guitarist of Suicide Silence) in Temecula, CA to explore some of the pressures that come along with learning from criticism without taking it personally, recognizing when our ego is hijacking our creative abilities, and allowing time to take its course in the wake of loss. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Mar 2020

50 min 27 sec

Johnny sits down with Greg Bennick (vocalist, speaker, philanthropist) in Seattle, WA to explore some of the pressures that come along with choosing to be authentic when people are watching, nursing compassion fatigue, and giving other people permission to let their guard down. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Feb 2020

47 min 37 sec

Johnny sits down with Jarred Nicolaou (director of business development for Evoke Wellness) in Miramar, FL to explore some of the pressures that come along with balancing an unforgiving schedule, navigating the nuances of newfound sobriety, and working in a field that can sometimes hit a little too close to home. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Feb 2020

38 min 4 sec

Johnny sits down with David Hicks (director of Youth & Shelter Services) in Marshalltown, IA to explore some of the pressures that come along with navigating a flawed foster care system, recovering from a devastating natural disaster, and learning to ask for help when you’re more comfortable giving than receiving. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Jan 2020

43 min 16 sec

Johnny sits down with Kristin Walker (CEO of Mental Health News Radio Network) in Washington, DC to explore some of the pressures that come along with speaking out against an abusive family member, resisting the drug-like allure of fame, and breaking the habit of putting too much on our plate. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Jan 2020

48 min 9 sec

Johnny sits down with Doug Phillips (pharma researcher and self-proclaimed “mad scientist”) in Fort Myers, FL to explore some of the pressures that come along with persevering in the face of perpetual failure, trying to celebrate small successes while they last, and understanding that we really do matter to the people around us. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Jan 2020

42 min 51 sec

Johnny sits down with Steve Austin (speaker, coach, suicide survivor) in Birmingham, AL to explore some of the pressures that come along with navigating stressful holiday dinners, shedding a "people-pleaser" mentality, and resisting the urge to change our parents. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Dec 2019

45 min 48 sec

Johnny sits down with Chandler Scott (comedian, podcast host) in Phoenix, AZ to explore some of the pressures that come along with being laid off from a cushy job, transitioning from public school to home school, and losing a father figure to cancer. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Dec 2019

40 min 11 sec

Johnny sits down with Yves (internationally published model) in Brooklyn, NY to explore some of the pressures that come along with losing friends after coming out as gay, being treated like a token, and having your physical appearance critiqued by strangers for a living. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Nov 2019

47 min 25 sec

Johnny sits down with Elijah Witt (vocalist of Cane Hill) in New Orleans, LA to explore some of the pressures that come along with expressing yourself in the face of naysayers, losing fans as a result of standing up for your beliefs, and understanding how to love in a broken family. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Oct 2019

42 min 50 sec

Johnny sits down with Alex Hluch (comedian, producer, professor) in Los Angeles, CA to explore some of the pressures that come along with accepting criticism from people who mean well, learning to let go of control in a creative environment, and being mature enough to change your mind. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Oct 2019

45 min 3 sec

Johnny sits down with Griffin Gilstrap (young adult pastor) in Safety Harbor, FL to explore some of the pressures that come along with acknowledging the things that make you imperfect, avoiding the trappings of toxic masculinity, and being mature enough to apologize to your own children. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Oct 2019

47 min 46 sec

Johnny sits down with Vincent Bennett (vocalist of The Acacia Strain) in Clifton Park, NY to explore some of the pressures that come along with adopting a positive mindset after decades of negativity, finding rhythm in the unpredictability of a touring lifestyle, and processing the death of a parent at just 10 years old. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Sep 2019

44 min

Johnny sits down with Kenneth Myers Jr. (sneaker influencer, AKA @mr_unloved1s) in Charleston, SC to explore some of the pressures that come along with resisting the contest of social media clout, avoiding the dangers of toxic positivity, and spreading suicide awareness throughout the sneaker community. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Sep 2019

42 min 26 sec

Johnny sits down with Aniela McGuinness (cancer-crushing actress) in Hollywood, FL to explore some of the pressures that come along with fielding multiple cancer diagnoses, maintaining a self-care regimen between shoots, and living in a schoolbus. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Aug 2019

43 min 39 sec

Johnny sits down with Kerry Courtney (singer, songwriter) in Holiday, FL to explore some of the pressures that come along with navigating American Idol's rigorous audition process, choosing to perform while nursing a physical injury, and putting fame in its place. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Aug 2019

40 min 15 sec

Johnny sits down with Nick Burch (boxing/fitness instructor) in Tampa, FL to explore some of the pressures that come along with making time to exercise when there isn’t any, investing in the success of others, and putting the “arts” back in martial arts. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Jul 2019

42 min 24 sec

Johnny sits down with Dan SW (founder of Straight Edge Worldwide) in Toronto, Canada to explore some of the pressures that come along with struggling to fit in, being thrown headlong into parenthood, and choosing sobriety in a culture of indulgence. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Jul 2019

41 min 12 sec

Johnny sits down with JT Cavey (vocalist of Erra) in Birmingham, AL to explore some of the pressures that come along with flunking out of college, handling criticism from diehard fans, and maintaining a healthy relationship with social media. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Jul 2019

40 min 52 sec

Johnny sits down with Alia Powers (former nanny) in Springfield, IL to explore some of the pressures that come along with corralling crazy kids, learning to coexist with spontaneity, and staying hopeful in the face of a miscarriage. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Jul 2019

44 min 37 sec

Johnny sits down with Gene Ramirez (touring photographer, musician) in Anaheim, CA to explore some of the pressures that come along with staying calm during camera malfunctions, being mistaken for the opposite sex, and finding out that your home is about to be demolished. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Jun 2019

45 min 34 sec

Johnny sits down with Michael Welch (algebra teacher) in Tampa, FL to explore some of the pressures that come along with navigating the proverbial Memory Lane, dealing with problem students, and finding hope in a "broken" school system. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

May 2019

41 min

Johnny sits down with Jim Blake (entrepreneur, marathon runner) in Ormond Beach, FL to explore some of the pressures that come along with quitting a stable job in the name of entrepreneurship, managing your own schedule, and running until your legs fall off. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

May 2019

40 min

Johnny sits down with Lani Rosales (COO of The American Genius News Network) in Austin, TX to explore some of the pressures that come along with challenging workplace sexism, blocking bullies on social media, and building online communities as an introverted extrovert. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

May 2019

41 min 11 sec

Johnny sits down with David John Philips (teaching pastor) in Clearwater, FL to explore some of the pressures that come along with accepting your calling in life, taking leaps of faith, and telling the truth – even when it hurts. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

May 2019

41 min 35 sec

Johnny sits down with Mathew Harlan (barber) in Tampa, FL to explore some of the pressures that come along with living in a shed, owning your mistakes, and trying to look the part. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Apr 2019

32 min 28 sec

Johnny sits down with Tommy Bowe (comedian) in Los Angeles, CA to explore some of the pressures that come along with moving across the country, going viral, and using humor to explore pain. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Apr 2019

31 min 49 sec

Johnny sits down with Billy Toler (tattoo artist, shop owner) in Tampa, FL to explore some of the pressures that come along with taking a hiatus from something you love, making permanent mistakes, and sobering up. To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com

Apr 2019

35 min 2 sec