Bring Change 2 Mind with Maddux Eckerling

I'm Feeling Queer Today!

May 23 2024 • 16 mins

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Sonyamia chats with LGBTQ student activist and mental health advocate, Maddux Eckerling as well as the work of Bring Change 2 Mind, a non-profit organization that aims to destigmatize mental health among young people.


Content and Content Warnings:

This episode discusses issues about mental health

00:00:05: Episode Teaser

00:00:23: Theme Song

01:01:03: Welcome from Sonyamia

00:02:18: Interview with Maddux Eckerling

00:05:46: Mention of attempted suicide

00:12:26: Sonyamia post-interview update

00:14:08: Contact Sonyamia

00:14:36: Coming up next

00:15:03: Outro/Credits


Resources:

Learn more about Maddux: https://www.madduxeckerling.com/

Read about Maddux at the Strength in Pride Event: https://www.theunion.com/news/strength-in-pride-event-at-the-miners-foundry/article_fac0699c-b873-11ed-b185-632af36658be.html

Visit Bring Change 2 Mind: https://www.bringchange2mind.org

Visit The Future Perfect Project: https://www.thefutureperfectproject.org

If you are having thoughts of suicide or self harm, you can call the Suicide and Crisis Hotline at 988 or visit 988lifeline. org. For LGBTQ plus specific support, visit thetrevorproject. org or call 1 866 488 7386.



Credits…

I’m Feeling Queer Today! is produced by The Future Perfect Project with support from Radio Kingston, WKNY AM1490, FM1079, Kingston, NY.

Episode 8 of I’m Feeling Queer Today was produced by Sonyamia Blanco and features Maddux Eckerling

Executive Producers: Julie Novak and Celeste Lecesne

The I’m Feeling Queer Today! theme was composed and performed by Alex Masse & produced by Emma Jayne Seslowsky. Additional music was composed by Alex Masse, Frankie Gunn, and Epidemic Sound.

Mixing & mastering by Julie Novak, with assistance from Emma Jayne Seslowsky.


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