Episode 38: Dr. Adam B. Hill – Mental Health; and Honest and Hopeful Conversation

Today’s guest is Dr. Adam B. Hill! “Dr. Adam B. Hill is a human being, a husband, a blessed father of two young children, an avid Butler University Bulldog, a native Indiana son, and a pediatric palliative care physician at Indiana University’s Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis, IN.

Dr. Hill openly shares his own story of depression, suicidal thoughts and alcoholism while working in the field of medicine.  Now, years into recovery, Dr. Hill shares his experience to help other individuals still suffering.  In the midst of a national epidemic of caregiver distress, Dr. Hill reveals a rare, open and honest perspective, which has garnered national/international speaking opportunities and assisted in lifting the veil of secrecy regarding caregiver mental health.  Dr. Hill’s voice is leading a cultural revolution for how we approach mental health conditions in the professional workforce.

Hill’s voice has been featured by USA Today, Chicago Tribune, Indianapolis Star, Medium, Thrive Global, Medscape and a cover story on Modern Healthcare magazine. Dr. Hill has also been named a National Mental Health Champion award winner for 2019.

In his lectures and writings, Dr. Hill shares the lessons learned during the course of his own successful mental health and addiction recovery.  On March 23rd, 2017, these lessons were shared in the groundbreaking New England Journal of Medicine Article entitled “Breaking the Stigma: A Physician’s Perspective on Self-Care and Recovery”.

(Quoted from Dr. Hill’s Website)

This episode is hosted by Lindsey Hein.

Show Notes: 

Long Walk Out of the Woods – Dr. Adam B. Hill

The Wounded Healer on Twitter

Dr. Hill on Twitter

Love Lives Here – Amanda Jett Knox

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