Center on Psychiatric Disability and Co-Occurring Medical Conditions

Podcast Library

The Center offers a series of podcasts on health promotion and prevention for people with serious mental illnesses.

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When to Get Tested for HIV: Know the Risks and Understand Your Options

Are you trying to decide whether to get tested for HIV infection? Listen to this podcast to learn what puts you at risk, how to decide whether to get tested, and how to make choices that lead to healthy sexual relationships.

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Breathe Better, Live Better

Rates of asthma are at an all-time high in the U.S. Learn to recognize the symptoms and manage your breathing for a better life.

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Comiendo para tener una vida saludable

El comer saludable es importante porque se ha demostrado que lo que se come afecta directamente los niveles de animo, estres y la falta de energia. Aprende como usar tu dieta para sentirte mejor emocionalmente asi como fisicamente.

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Manteniendose Saludable Cuando Se Empieza Un Trabajo Nuevo

Su nuevo trabajo puede ser una oportunidad para mantener una vida mas saludable. Sintonice para apprender algunos consejos y mejorar su salud mientras persigue su carrera.

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Equal Treatment: Managing Diabetes and Mental Illness

Learn how a nurse in recovery discovered she had diabetes and came to successfully manage both conditions. Get valuable information about your risks and tips for coping with these co-occurring health challenges.

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Is Your Heart in it to Win it?

Having a heart healthy lifestyle is important for a long life. Learn basic facts about heart disease and simple steps you can take for heart health

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One Woman’s Journey to Quit Smoking and Be Healthier

The step down method helps you deal with nicotine cravings while avoiding the temptation to smoke. Get information and suggestions on how to motivate yourself or someone you love to quit smoking for good!

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Get the Facts: Blood Sugar and Diabetes

Diabetes is common among people with mental illness. Learn some basic facts about diabetes to help you better understand the condition and how to manage it.

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Putting a Wellness Framework to Work in My Own Life

A wellness framework is a step-by-step process for building a daily wellness plan. Learn how one young woman with a chronic medical condition used this approach to improve her health and well-being.

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Coming Off Anabolic Steroids: Dangers, Realities & Rewards

Learn about the unhealthy consequences of abusing anabolic steroids and the latest approaches to stop using them without harmful withdrawal effects.

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Staying Healthy When You Start a New Job

Your new job can be an opportunity to work toward a healthier lifestyle. Tune in to learn some simple tips for improving your health while you pursue your career.

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Eating for a Healthy Life

Healthy eating is important because what people eat has been shown to directly affect their mood, stress, and energy levels. Learn how to use your diet to feel better emotionally as well as physically.

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Seasonal Flu – What You Need to Know

Learn how to recognize the symptoms of seasonal flu, why people with mental illnesses are at higher risk for catching it, and how it can be prevented.

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Health Disparities among People in Recovery

Health disparities are differences in rates of disease and healthcare access that are unfair and avoidable. Learn about disparities faced by people with serious mental illnesses and steps for early detection and prevention.

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Body Count or Do Bodies Count?

People in poor mental health risk losing their lives from preventable health conditions. Get the latest facts about what health conditions are the most common and deadly, and what you can do about it.

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