S1 Ep 3 - Mental Wellness With Phillip Roundtree

Phillip J. Roundtree has been practicing professionally in the areas of Behavioral Health and Child Welfare since 2005. During his professional career he’s recognized society’s lack of emphasis placed on mental health and emotional awareness, which has resulted in him evolving into a staunch champion of awareness among various communities and as an advocate for the marginalized and oft underrepresented.

Phillips Podcast #YouGoodMan?

Apple : https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/yougoodman/id1193363917?mt=2

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-251557601

Phil’s Article on XXXTentacion: https://allhiphop.com/opinion/black-boy-rage-xxxtentacion-mental-health-m-VvpI9kH0GLTqRVYF8kFQ/

Phil’s TedX Talk : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meHVNJ5Y05g

Timestamps For this episode

6:00 Phillip Talks about his personal battles with depression and anxiety

12:37 Is there an influence that Hip-hop is having on youth and mental wellness?

16:35 Does everyone need therapy?

21:25 Destigmatizing depression

27:00 The role of social media as it pertains to negative mental health

35:00 Physical activity and how it affects mental health

40:20 Being in the present moment with others.

45:20 Measuring progress as it pertains to your mental health

54:20 Concrete things that people can do immediately that will have a positive effect on their mental health.

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