social justice

Episode 15 – Laura Pogliano, Caring for the Caregivers

Leader of a Facebook group with nearly 20,000 members, Laura Pogliano has the unique experience of professionally working with Johns Hopkins and personally serving her son who suffered from mental illness. Laura shares her passion for advocacy, putting it into the context of a social justice movement.

Laura’s Facebook group is Advocates for People with Mental Illnesses.

Laura’s Non-profit is

Some of the topics include:

How does her non-profit help caregivers?

How has the church shaped her family’s life experience?

What are drawbacks of the “Recovery Model” in mental healthcare system?

How does HIPAA impact families?

What does healing mean to you?

Show notes:

Lars and the Real Girl

Treatment Advocacy Center of Virginia

Video of Laura at John’s Hopkins

Next Show:

Chris Cole, Podcast Host of “Waking Up Bipolar