Hey, Are You Doing Alright w/ Certified NP & Addiction Expert Isaiah Cruz
How to recognize if you or a loved one are in fact okay, both mentally and emotionally by self evaluating and learning the traits of addiction and illness. Isaiah Cruz is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. His specialty is in the spectrum of addiction and the necessary medicine to treat it. His experience is with depression, anxiety, bipolar, schizophrenia, and addictions to herione, cocaine, meth, food and pornography. In this episode of Man Versus Brand, we discuss the signs of addiction, including addiction to celebrity and notoriety Specifically, we discuss how to recognize mental illness and addiction in ourselves and others. We discuss the public’s fascination with problematic celebrity behavior. If you want insight into addiction, attention seeking behavior and unhealthy mindsets, this is the episode for you. If you want to really assert your own mental health, this is the episode for you. We discuss Isaiah’s venture No-X. No-X.net treats pornography addiction with medication via telemedicine in all 50 states. Let’s help you to get mentally healthier by giving you the resources to get support.
Quote of the Episode:
Everyone has little mood swings, normal, depression, normal, that’s part of life. So when do you get concerned? Typically it’s your loved ones who notice first, because your kind of in the fog of depression. Right? And it’s your loved ones that say, I’m a little concerned about you. If you don’t have that, you’ve kind of isolated yourself, cause that’s kind of part of depression too. There are diagnostic criteria for depression. Depressed mood almost or nearly everyday for two week straight, weight loss or weight gain, slowing movements….or the opposite is tru, your hyper, thoughts racing. Those are signs health care professionals use. ” - On the topic of determining signs of depression or mental distress.
- Signs of Mental Health Distress
- Treating Addiction
- Mental Wellness and Celebrity
- Living Porn and Addiction Free
- Being Mentally Healthy
Guest: Isaiah Cruz
Isaiah’s Top Picks:
guest watch/read/listen recommendation: Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear
guest secret watch/read/listen: Literary RPG (Literary Role Playing
Host: Deeon Brown
host recommendation: Magic The Gathering
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