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Stigma Podcast - Mental Health

By Stephen Hays

Stephen Hays is a recovering addict, living with type-1 bipolar disorder. He spent years living in addiction, and with untreated mental illness while he went from West Point graduate, to Wall Street Banker to nearly taking his own life when he hit bottom. On this show you will hear stories of addiction, mental illness, recovery, hope, and wellness. You will also hear from clinicians, experts, doctors, entrepreneurs and others who are trying to lead other people to wellness. We would love to hear your story too!

  1. 1.
    #75 - Mental Health Startup Valuation Trends and Investor Sentiment in 202101/09/2021
    17:41
  2. 2.
    #74 - Pray.com CEO Steve Gatena on the Digitization of Faith12/13/2020
    36:06
  3. 3.
    #73 - Tom Insel Addresses What If Fellowship Cohort #1 on The Future of Mental Health Care11/24/2020
    59:06
  4. 4.
    #72 - Headspace's Chief Strategy and Science Officer - Megan Jones Bell11/01/2020
    43:22
  5. 5.
    #71 - Calm Co-Founder, Michael Acton Smith a Pioneer in Mental Health and Wellness10/23/2020
    42:40
  6. 6.
    #70 - How Psychedelic Treatments Work with Ronan Levy, Founder of Field Trip Health09/15/2020
    38:38
  7. 7.
    #69 - "Suicide Girl" - How One Founder Was Labeled by an Investor Due to Her Past09/08/2020
    29:34
  8. 8.
    #68 - "Peloton of the mind" - Training for Mental Fitness with Sail Founder, Johnny Chen09/03/2020
    27:50
  1. 9.
    #67 - Video Games as Medicine with Dr. Adam Gazzaley, Founder of Akili Interactive09/01/2020
    46:58
  2. 10.
    #66 - Jessica Carson, Author of "Wired This Way" on Entrepreneur Mental Health08/24/2020
    39:12
  3. 11.
    #65 - Mental Health Investing Legends - Charlie Hartwell and Maureen Pelton of Bridge Builders Collaborative08/19/2020
    44:46
  4. 12.
    #64 - Founder Spotlight #1 (Mental Health Startup Pitches)08/16/2020
    17:57
  5. 13.
    #63 - Psychedelic Focused VC: The Conscious Fund with Richard Skaife08/12/2020
    42:52
  6. 14.
    #62 - Market Update: Teladoc Announces Acquisition of Livongo 8/5/202008/06/2020
    10:49
  7. 15.
    #61 - Learning to Breathe, A Path to Wellness with Breathwrk Founders Max and Addie08/03/2020
    33:46
  8. 16.
    #60 - Behavioral Health Innovation with UHS Divisional VP Nicki Tessler (Psy.D, MBA)07/26/2020
    35:30
  9. 17.
    #59 - Former Universal Health Services Executive on The Behavioral Health Industry Evolution07/21/2020
    41:04
  10. 18.
    #58 - Market Update 7/17/20: 2Q 2020 Digital Health Earnings Preview with Teladoc, Livongo and One Medical07/17/2020
    13:06
  11. 19.
    #57 - Eric Dresdale - An Early Pioneer in Addiction Startups07/11/2020
    30:48
  12. 20.
    #56 - Teladoc Analysis - Company Overview, Valuation, M&A and Positioning on the Mental Health Market Update 6/26/202006/26/2020
    24:11
  13. 21.
    #55 - Market Update 6/19/20: Universal Health Services - Recent Performance and Implications for Mental Health Startups06/19/2020
    9:26
  14. 22.
    #54 - How to Use Technology to Prevent Suicide with Amanda Johnstone, Founder of "Be a Looper"06/15/2020
    26:34
  15. 23.
    #53 - Market Update 6/12/20: Acadia Healthcare - Valuation, Earnings, Trading, and Implications for Behavioral Startups06/12/2020
    13:14
  16. 24.
    #52 - Unwanted Sexual Behavior: What the Research Shows with Jay Stringer06/09/2020
    43:06
  17. 25.
    #51 - Sobriety is a Superpower with Venture Capitalist Steve Schlafman06/03/2020
    58:56
  18. 26.
    #50 - Black Men & Mental Health with Henry Health Founder Kevin Dedner, MPH06/02/2020
    30:59
  19. 27.
    #49 - KoreVoices Founder Jesse Stern06/01/2020
    35:44
  20. 28.
    #48 - Market Update 5/29/20: Who are the Investors Putting $850mm into Mental Health Startups So Far in 2020?05/29/2020
    8:47
  21. 29.
    #47 - Bipolar-1 - Public Perception Versus Reality - Examples of Lived Experience With the Illness w/ Jason Finucan and Stephen Hays05/25/2020
    38:12
  22. 30.
    #46 - Market Update 5/22/20: Mindstrong Raises $100mm Series-C05/22/2020
    9:53
  23. 31.
    #45 - Starting a Business From Prison with Emily O'Brien Founder of Comeback Snacks05/20/2020
    37:24
  24. 32.
    #44 - My Sober Compass Founder Arielle Dyment05/17/2020
    42:44
  25. 33.
    #43 - Market Update 5/15/20: How Big is The Mental Health Market and What Does One Medical's Earnings Mean for Founders05/15/2020
    15:37
  26. 34.
    #42 - It's Okay If You Need Meds to Be Okay - A Chat About Depression with Nyemade Boiwu05/13/2020
    30:08
  27. 35.
    #41 - Meru Health Founder and CEO Kristian Ranta05/10/2020
    31:21
  28. 36.
    #40 - Market Update 5/8/20: The Telehealth Revolution + CATASYS Q1 '20 Earnings05/08/2020
    11:29
  29. 37.
    #39 - Men's Mental Health with EVRYMAN Founder Lucas Krump05/06/2020
    26:02
  30. 38.
    #38 - Zak Williams on Sobriety and Mental Health Advocacy After His Father Took His Own Life05/03/2020
    39:58
  31. 39.
    #37 - Market Update 1 – AbleTo Acquisition @ 10x Revenue – What it Means For You05/01/2020
    19:37
  32. 40.
    #36 - Limitless Ventures Founder, Alexander Holt on Investing in Behavioral Health and Addiction Solutions04/28/2020
    36:15
  33. 41.
    #35 - Change Your Brain Chemistry, to Improve Happiness and Mental Health - Dr. Laura Murray from Johns Hopkins04/20/2020
    35:36
  34. 42.
    #34 - Combating Loneliness and Isolation in College Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Danielle Ramo from HopeLab04/16/2020
    30:41
  35. 43.
    #33 - How to Fix Mental Health Care in America – Ben Miller from Well Being Trust04/13/2020
    40:01
  36. 44.
    #32 - Ginger Founder, Karan Singh on Building a Mental Health Startup04/07/2020
    33:13
  37. 45.
    #31 - COVID-19, Isolation, Loneliness and Your Mental Health with Kasley Killam04/03/2020
    23:44
  38. 46.
    #30 - Using a Ketogenic Diet to Treat Mental Illness - with Dr. Chris Palmer03/30/2020
    58:55
  39. 47.
    #29 - Corporate Executive Mental Health Leaderboard with Rob Stephenson03/24/2020
    29:25
  40. 48.
    #28 - Coming Out About Mental Illness With Elizabeth Horner03/10/2020
    28:18
  41. 49.
    #27 - West Point Grad Talks Addiction, Rehab, and Mindfulness Journey in SE Asia - with Nick Padlo03/02/2020
    28:10
  42. 50.
    #26 - What is the Role of the Church in Mental Health - with Michael Perron of Prestonwood Baptist Church02/10/2020
    39:31
  43. 51.
    #25 - Homeless Naval Academy Graduate Gets Back on His Feet Via Entrepreneurship - Bob Moran02/05/2020
    34:35
  44. 52.
    #24 - Afghan Refugee - Mental Illness Startup Founder - Sophia Mahfooz01/28/2020
    46:56
  45. 53.
    #23 - Streamlining the Pathway to Mental Health Care with Strong365 Founder, Chantel Garrett01/21/2020
    37:19
  46. 54.
    #22 - Congressional Candidate Lindsey Boylan (D-NY) on Making Mental Health a Priority Issue in The Election01/13/2020
    48:43
  47. 55.
    #21 - Walk and Talk Therapy in NYC with Clay Cockrell01/07/2020
    41:18
  48. 56.
    #20 - Stigma, Discrimination, Recovery, and Politics - with Ryan Hampton12/23/2019
    54:00
  49. 57.
    #19 - PsyberGuide - 'Consumer Reports' for Mental Health Apps with Dr. Stephen Schueller12/17/2019
    51:24
  50. 58.
    #18 - Let’s Talk About Sex (Addiction) – Dr. Alexandra Katehakis12/10/2019
    44:59
  51. 59.
    #17 - Getting Sober with Alex Wilhelm of TechCrunch11/25/2019
    41:08
  52. 60.
    #16 - Suicidal Ideation and Self Harm - What to do When it's Your Child11/19/2019
    39:34
  53. 61.
    #15 - Opioid Addiction Prevention – with Yossuf Albanawi Founder of Pilleve11/11/2019
    43:16
  54. 62.
    #14 - Children’s Mental Health and the Role of Educators11/04/2019
    44:09
  55. 63.
    #13 - Heart Rate Variability – Learning to Self-Regulate - Rohan Dixit of Lief Therapeutics10/14/2019
    35:22
  56. 64.
    #12 - How Psychotherapy Can Become Mainstream - Dr. Cameron Sepah10/08/2019
    58:33
  57. 65.
    #11 - You Are Not Alone - Marie "Mxiety" Shanley10/01/2019
    43:31
  58. 66.
    #9 - Recovery & Second Chance Hiring - Cheri Garcia09/16/2019
    51:17
  59. 67.
    #8 - Stigma is a Squirrel. Run at it Shouting! - Mark Freeman09/09/2019
    47:38
  60. 68.
    #7 - Access to Therapy via Amazon Alexa - Bea Arthur09/02/2019
    40:14
  61. 69.
    #6 - Mental Health, Stigma and Vulnerability - Jordan Brown08/27/2019
    41:25
  62. 70.
    #5 - 'Asking For Help' Is Not Weakness. It Is Actually Strength - Micah Baldwin08/20/2019
    30:24
  63. 71.
    #4 - Esports and Gaming - Mental Health and Addiction - Scotty Tidwell of GFuel08/07/2019
    52:40
  64. 72.
    #3 - Founder Wellness, Meditation and Mindfulness - Kunal Gupta08/02/2019
    50:25
  65. 73.
    #2 - Entrepreneur Mental Health - Dr. Michael Freeman08/02/2019
    57:26
  66. 74.
    #1: Stephen Hays - Welcome to Stigma - My Personal Journey08/02/2019
    9:52

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