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Mental health issues affect everyone. Shouldn't you know more? Now is the time to speak your mind and get the information you need. Join professional psychologist and host Dr. Carolyn Phelps each week as Speak Your Mind starts the conversation on mental health issues.

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Expert Advice; Confidential Communication

Each Thursday, a panel of mental health professionals discuss the week's topic and help answer viewer questions live from the WDSE•WRPT studio. Questions can be phoned-in, text and emailed. Calls will be answered by a confidential team that will relay your question to Dr. Phelps. So feel free to ask the questions you've always wanted to ask and hear the reply in the comfort of your own home.

Call: 218.788.2844 or toll free at 877.307.8762
Text: 218-393-2700 during the show
Email: speakup [at] speakyourmindonline [dot] org
Social: Connect on Facebook

Schedule for 2014-15

  • 09.25.2014 Depression
  • 10.02.2014 Doing Therapy
  • 10.09.2014 Suicide
  • 10.16.2014 Hormones and Women’s Mental Health
  • 10.23.2014 Anxiety
  • 10.30.2014 Trauma
  • 11.06.2014 Forgiveness
  • 11.13.2014 Medications
  • 11.20.2014 Sarah Seidelmann (Making Change)
  • 12.11.2014 Dementia
  • 12.18.2014 Early Intervention
  • 01.08.2015 Seizure D/O
  • 01.15.2015 Work Stress
  • 01.22.2015 Developmental Sexuality
  • 01.29.2015 Addictions and Families
  • 02.05.2015 Bipolar D/O
  • 02.12.2015 Patty Duke (Getting Help and Getting Better)
  • 02.19.2015 Happiness

What kinds of questions can be answered?

Questions about the week's topic or guests, such as symptoms, personal experience, or treatment approaches are appropriate. Example: "Does it make things worse to drink if a person is depressed, or does it help them because they can forget about their problems?"

What kinds of questions cannot be answered?

Questions of a personal nature will not be responded to on this live television show. Example: "My 14 year old daughter just ran away from home. What should I do?"

Which questions get answered on the show?

Our co-hosts will be reviewing our viewer's questions with 2 goals in mind: creating an informative topic-related show and answering our viewers questions. While we will do our best to include as many as we can, please keep in mind that each question that is sent to us may not get directly answered.

This forum is not intended to resolve a crisis you are having right now. If you are having a crisis, call HDC's crisis line at 1-800-634-8775.