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Marcie Timmerman - Mental Health and Wellness

Marcie Timmerman - Mental Health and Wellness

Marcie Timmerman - Mental Health and Wellness

Renee speaks with Marcie Timmerman, executive director of Mental Health America of Kentucky. Timmerman discusses her organization's work to help those suffering from mental illness find effective treatment.
S13 E43 Length 28:03 Premiere: 8.24.18

Building Effective Programs to Improve Mental Health

Some 40 million Americans have a mental health condition.

But more than half of them won’t receive treatment because they lack access to care.

The national nonprofit Mental Health America is trying to change that statistic by working to get people who need help to receive the care they need before they reach a crisis point in their lives. Marcie Timmerman is the executive director of the Kentucky chapter of the organization. She appeared on KET’s Connections to discuss mental health issues. The program also featured Kelley Kitley, a licensed clinical therapist in Chicago, who has written a memoir about her own struggles with abuse, addiction, and anxiety.

Normalizing Mental Health Care
By the time a person with a mental health problem reaches the critical stage, they are likely to either be in a hospital or a jail, according to Marcie Timmerman. If they can be reached sooner, Timmerman says they can likely be treated with a simple intervention by a mental health professional or with medications.

So, why don’t more people get help? Timmerman says access is a major issue, especially in smaller communities across the commonwealth.

“We have major problems with getting our rural folks into the system at all because there’s simply not someone who lives and works there… to lean on,” Timmerman says.

Other factors that inhibit care include a lack of transportation, the ability to take time off from work to see a counselor, insurance that doesn’t include mental health coverage, and the social stigma that’s still associated with therapy.

“It’s not different than going to the regular doctor for a heart attack, or cancer, or diabetes,” says Timmerman. “Not everyone who sees a therapist is really crazy, they don’t always have an illness, they may just need some tools that maybe they didn’t grow up with.”

Mental Health America outlines four stages of mental health conditions. Stage one is a sense that something is not right, such as feeling blue for a couple of days. In stage two, those feelings deepen and last for a longer period of time. They may also affect a person’s performance at work or school, or impact their family and social life.

Stage three involves recurring episodes of severe symptoms and a serious disruption of daily activities. By stage four, the physiological symptoms are often paired with physical health conditions, and have the potential to lead to homelessness, hospitalization, incarceration, or even death.

The organization offers free screening tools on its website to test for a variety of mental health concerns. Timmerman says the online tools also provide guidance on whether the individual may need to seek help from a professional. At the earliest stages of a potential problem, she says people often simply need to learn some general coping skills such as how to regulate their emotions, or how to set proper boundaries with a family member or coworker.

From Victim to Survivor
Kelley Kitley knows what it’s like to reach a mental health crisis point. It started when she was sexually abused when she was only 10 years old.

“There was a piece of me taken that I’ll never get back,” she says, “and so many women and men can relate to that experience.”

When she summoned the courage to tell her parents about the abuse, Kitley says they simply encouraged her to put the incident behind her and not to talk about it. That led to Kitley developing an eating disorder. When that threatened her physical health, Kitley finally got the treatment she needed to recover from both the original abuse and eating problem.

Later, as an adult, Kitley suffered new rounds of trauma when she was assaulted on the streets of Chicago, and when she suffered postpartum anxiety after the births of her four children. Today, she is a successful counselor, mother, and author of the memoir, “MY self: An Autobiography of Survival.”

“I so want to break the silence and stigma of addiction and mental health,” she says. “It actually bothers me when people think that my life is perfect just by what it looks like, because it has been so far from that.”

Kitley uses cognitive behavioral therapy to help people overcome trauma. She says her own experiences taught her how thoughts like self-blame can lead to an eating disorder or other self-destructive behaviors.

“There was a lot of ‘It’s my fault’ and ‘If I only would have done this differently,’” Kitley says. “When we play that negative mental tape, we just stay stuck and more depressed and more anxious.”

But when life circumstances are viewed through a different, more positive perspective, Kitley says the person can evoke more functional feelings and behaviors. They go from being a victim to being a survivor, she says.

Connecting with Others
Trauma-informed practices are becoming more common among primary care providers and in schools and workplaces. Timmerman says Kentucky schools are training teachers and other personnel to help them recognize mental health concerns among students and be sensitive to the factors at home that may contribute to misbehavior at school.

“Often a kid who hasn’t eaten last night, who didn’t have a home to sleep in, who’s been couch-surfing between friends, that teenager is going to have more problems than the average teenager,” Timmerman says. “So let’s start addressing those core problems.”

Timmerman says it’s also important for young people to have a trusted adult that they feel comfortable talking to, whether that’s a teacher, an administrator, or a janitor or lunchroom worker. When encountering a traumatized person, she recommends avoiding phrases that imply blame.

“They’re learning is to ask, ‘What happened to you?’ not, ‘What did you do?’” Timmerman says. “When you change that conversation, that completely changes the way a kid relates to you.”

Many Kentucky communities do have mental health centers, but Timmerman says the state could use more of them, especially in rural areas. The commonwealth also suffers from a shortage of child psychiatrists, she says. That’s why she encourages people young and old to look out for one another and be open to the personal connections that can benefit us all.

“It’s easy to get very isolated… and forget to reach out to others and check in on those folks,” Timmerman says. “We say check in on everyone, not just the ones you’re worried about.

“We all have our black moments, and our bad days, and our rough times, and we all build from them,” she adds. “It’s what makes us stronger and it’s what makes us better people.”

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Kinship Care - S10 E46

  • Monday October 19, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday October 19, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday October 19, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday October 19, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday October 19, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday October 19, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Beth Howard and Michael Harrington; Devine Carama

  • Sunday October 25, 2020 8:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Sunday October 25, 2020 7:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Saturday October 24, 2020 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Saturday October 24, 2020 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday October 21, 2020 11:30 pm ET on KET
  • Wednesday October 21, 2020 10:30 pm CT on KET
  • Wednesday October 21, 2020 6:00 pm ET on KET
  • Wednesday October 21, 2020 5:00 pm CT on KET
  • Sunday October 18, 2020 6:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Sunday October 18, 2020 5:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Sunday October 18, 2020 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Sunday October 18, 2020 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Sunday October 18, 2020 12:00 pm ET on KET
  • Sunday October 18, 2020 11:00 am CT on KET

Faith Politics - S10 E45

  • Friday October 16, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday October 16, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday October 16, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday October 16, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday October 16, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday October 16, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

JoAnne Wheeler Bland - S10 E44

  • Thursday October 15, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Thursday October 15, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Thursday October 15, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Thursday October 15, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Andre Taylor - S10 E43

  • Wednesday October 14, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday October 14, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday October 14, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday October 14, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Infant Nutrition and Breastfeeding - S10 E42

  • Tuesday October 13, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday October 13, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday October 13, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday October 13, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday October 13, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday October 13, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Cathe Dykstra - Family Scholar House - S10 E41

  • Monday October 12, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday October 12, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday October 12, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday October 12, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday October 12, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday October 12, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Nana Ama Aya Bullock and Muriel Harris

  • Sunday October 18, 2020 8:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Sunday October 18, 2020 7:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Saturday October 17, 2020 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Saturday October 17, 2020 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday October 14, 2020 11:30 pm ET on KET
  • Wednesday October 14, 2020 10:30 pm CT on KET
  • Wednesday October 14, 2020 6:00 pm ET on KET
  • Wednesday October 14, 2020 5:00 pm CT on KET
  • Sunday October 11, 2020 6:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Sunday October 11, 2020 5:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Sunday October 11, 2020 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Sunday October 11, 2020 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Sunday October 11, 2020 12:00 pm ET on KET
  • Sunday October 11, 2020 11:00 am CT on KET

Gigi Butler - Gigi's Cupcakes - S10 E39

  • Friday October 9, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday October 9, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday October 9, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday October 9, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday October 9, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday October 9, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Cathy Zion - Zion Publications LLC - S10 E38

  • Thursday October 8, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Thursday October 8, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Thursday October 8, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Thursday October 8, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Thursday October 8, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Thursday October 8, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Josh Nadzam and Tanya Torp - S10 E37

  • Wednesday October 7, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday October 7, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday October 7, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday October 7, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday October 7, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday October 7, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Aaron Thompson - S9 E26

  • Tuesday October 6, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday October 6, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday October 6, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday October 6, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday October 6, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday October 6, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Susan and Morgan Guess - S10 E34

  • Monday October 5, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday October 5, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday October 5, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday October 5, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday October 5, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday October 5, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Betsy Johnson, Saundra Ardrey

  • Sunday October 11, 2020 8:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Sunday October 11, 2020 7:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Saturday October 10, 2020 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Saturday October 10, 2020 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday October 7, 2020 11:30 pm ET on KET
  • Wednesday October 7, 2020 10:30 pm CT on KET
  • Wednesday October 7, 2020 6:00 pm ET on KET
  • Wednesday October 7, 2020 5:00 pm CT on KET
  • Sunday October 4, 2020 6:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Sunday October 4, 2020 5:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Sunday October 4, 2020 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Sunday October 4, 2020 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Sunday October 4, 2020 12:00 pm ET on KET
  • Sunday October 4, 2020 11:00 am CT on KET

Jay Williams - S10 E33

  • Friday October 2, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday October 2, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday October 2, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday October 2, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday October 2, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday October 2, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Pellom McDaniels - S10 E30

  • Thursday October 1, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Thursday October 1, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Thursday October 1, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Thursday October 1, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Thursday October 1, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Thursday October 1, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Kiley Lane Parker - S10 E29

  • Wednesday September 30, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday September 30, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday September 30, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday September 30, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday September 30, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday September 30, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Kevin Chapman - S10 E28

  • Tuesday September 29, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday September 29, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday September 29, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday September 29, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday September 29, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday September 29, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Kendell Nash - ECHO - S10 E27

  • Monday September 28, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday September 28, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday September 28, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday September 28, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday September 28, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday September 28, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Fabian Alvarez, Leyda Becker and Mercedes Harn

  • Sunday October 4, 2020 8:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Sunday October 4, 2020 7:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Saturday October 3, 2020 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Saturday October 3, 2020 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday September 30, 2020 11:30 pm ET on KET
  • Wednesday September 30, 2020 10:30 pm CT on KET
  • Wednesday September 30, 2020 6:00 pm ET on KET
  • Wednesday September 30, 2020 5:00 pm CT on KET
  • Sunday September 27, 2020 6:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Sunday September 27, 2020 5:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Sunday September 27, 2020 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Sunday September 27, 2020 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Sunday September 27, 2020 12:00 pm ET on KET
  • Sunday September 27, 2020 11:00 am CT on KET

Devine Carama; Marjorie Guyon and Barry Darnell Burton

  • Sunday September 27, 2020 8:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Sunday September 27, 2020 7:00 am CT on KETKY
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Season 13

Marcie Timmerman - Mental Health and Wellness

S13 E43 Length 28:03 Premiere Date 8.24.18

Tiffany Manuel - Affordable Housing

S13 E42 Length 27:32 Premiere Date 8.17.18

Jessica Dueñas - 2019 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

S13 E41 Length 28:52 Premiere Date 8.10.18

2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book

S13 E37 Length 28:48 Premiere Date 7.13.18

A New Task Force on Opioids

S13 E36 Length 28:07 Premiere Date 7.6.18

Shining a Spotlight on Epilepsy

S13 E35 Length 28:02 Premiere Date 6.29.18

Criminal Justice Reform

S13 E34 Length 28:32 Premiere Date 6.22.18

Jay Box - Kentucky Community and Technical College

S13 E33 Length 28:03 Premiere Date 6.15.18

Interim Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis

S13 E32 Length 28:03 Premiere Date 6.8.18

Bob King - Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

S13 E31 Length 28:09 Premiere Date 6.1.18

Rachel Childress - Lexington Habitat for Humanity

S13 E30 Length 26:22 Premiere Date 5.25.18

2018 Kentucky Primary Races

S13 E29 Length 29:52 Premiere Date 5.18.18

Dr. Donna Grigsby

S13 E28 Length 28:03 Premiere Date 5.11.18

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention

S13 E27 Length 28:02 Premiere Date 5.4.18

Kosair Charities Face It Movement; Terry Brooks

S13 E25 Length 28:27 Premiere Date 4.20.18

Child Marriage Laws in Kentucky - Donna Pollard

S13 E24 Length 28:42 Premiere Date 4.13.18

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

S13 E23 Length 29:22 Premiere Date 4.6.18

Secretary Derrick Ramsey - Apprenticeships

S13 E22 Length 28:09 Premiere Date 2.23.18

Educational Innovation

S13 E21 Length 28:45 Premiere Date 2.16.18

Gerald Smith

S13 E20 Length 28:12 Premiere Date 2.9.18

Perry Bacon Jr.

S13 E18 Length 28:02 Premiere Date 2.2.18

DV8 Kitchen

S13 E17 Length 28:37 Premiere Date 1.19.18

Silas House, New Novel

S13 E16 Length 28:03 Premiere Date 1.16.18

Tawanda Owsley

S13 E15 Length 26:32 Premiere Date 1.5.18

Sexual Harassment Issues

S13 E14 Length 28:37 Premiere Date 12.15.17

Disability Rates and Benefits

S13 E13 Length 27:27 Premiere Date 12.8.17

Good Samaritans

S13 E12 Length 28:42 Premiere Date 11.17.17

A Salute to Heroes

S13 E10 Length 26:18 Premiere Date 11.10.17

Legislative Health Policy

S13 E9 Length 28:12 Premiere Date 11.3.17

Elder Care

S13 E8 Length 29:31 Premiere Date 10.27.17

Preventing Youth Suicide

S13 E7 Length 28:17 Premiere Date 10.20.17

A Proposal for Pension Reform

S13 E6 Length 28:02 Premiere Date 10.13.17

Rethinking Pain Medication

S13 E5 Length 28:02 Premiere Date 10.6.17

Former Gov. Steve Beshear

S13 E4 Length 28:53 Premiere Date 9.29.17

Secretary Elaine Chao

S13 E3 Length 28:52 Premiere Date 9.22.17

Smoking Cessation and Pregnancy

S13 E2 Length 29:32 Premiere Date 9.8.17

Author and Journalist Sam Quinones

S13 E1 Length 28:52 Premiere Date 9.1.17

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