This Week on MNN highlights Mental Health Awareness Month

Join us for these MNN programs that provide you with tips on how to deal with anxiety, depression, trauma and much more as MNN highlights Mental Health Awareness Month. 

On this episode of the Kristal Hart Show Kristal interviews Psychologist Michael S. ProkopMichael specializes in relaxation therapy, anger management, mental toughness and more. He explains the effect that trauma has on our body and how we can overcome PTSD.

Yoga with Elvis aims to educate and empower viewers on ways to manage their physical and mental health. In this episode Elvis teaches us breathing techniques to naturally elevate serotonin levels and help control anxiety. Infused in this breathing class are imaginative animated shorts, old movie clips and detailed diagrams to help you understand the effects of breathing on our health and well being. 

Disabilities Redefined with host Dr. Vaigneur is a program that highlights the success and brilliance of NYC’s disabled community. Besides being an MNN Producer, Dr. Vaigneur is also York College’s CUNY LEADS specialist for the Center for Students with Disabilities. On this episode Dr. Vaigneur invites Jason Adam Katzenstein, cartoonist and author of Everything is an Emergency an O.C.D. Story in Words and Pictures to discuss his impressive career and how he lives with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

The Aware Show with Lisa Garr is a show featuring conversations that inspire positive growth and change. Lisa is a conscious media creator and a survivor of a traumatic brain injury. Her story goes back 20 years and she strives to bring what she learned in recovery to viewers like you. Join Lisa as she talks with Dr. Habib Sadeghi about using love as a therapeutic healing agent. You don’t want to miss this episode. 

Sunday May 30 at 1PM and Wednesday June 2 at 7PM on MNN 5 (Spectrum 1993).