Scars of Addiction, Homeless for 2 years, Postpartum Depression, Shame & Stigma | EP 52

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In Episode 52 of the 'F*ck The Stigma' Podcast' featuring our guest Heidi Marcz and host Laisha Martinez. In this candid and heartfelt conversation, Heidi shares her journey through homelessness, postpartum depression, and the challenges of addiction recovery, all while confronting the stigmas attached to these experiences. Heidi's story is a testament to resilience, and in this episode, she brings to light the intersection of addiction recovery and postpartum struggles.Heidi opens up about the unique difficulties faced by those in addiction recovery dealing with postpartum challenges, shedding light on the often-overlooked aspects of these intertwined struggles. The discussion explores the visible and invisible scars of addiction, aiming to challenge stereotypes and break down the misconceptions surrounding individuals in recovery. Highlights : Intro - 0:00What is Heidi Passionate about? - 1:05Importance of relating to one another - 2:35Reaching the point of homelessness - 5:53 IV use - 7:05 Struggles of being Homeless - 9:35Stigma with Harm reduction - 10:31Addicted to the needle - 15:17Correlation to Self Harm - 17:48 Heidi's Scars - 19:06Being a ‘Survivor’ - 34:02Postpartum depression - 37:08Suriving Mental Health - 44:45 FTS PODCAST LINKS : Spotify | https://open.spotify.com/show/46dw6sl5t344p6PlBcykb3?si=35349a057d564bac Apple Podcast | https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/f-ck-the-stigma/id1691599224 Google Podcast | https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy9kZWRmNTkyNC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw Fuck the Stigma is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that believes people shouldn’t be judged or labeled based on their mental health status. Whether you are struggling with an addiction or have been taking meds for a diagnosis, our community doesn’t judge and seeks to collectively end the stigma around mental health. Our mission is to normalize mental health and mental illness as widespread, treatable, and acceptable. We do this by providing useful resources, improving access to services for those who need help, sharing stories, and building a community of young people who all agree… #fthestigma #fuckthestigma #fts FOLLOW F THE STIGMA: FTS WEBSITE | https://fthestigma.com/ INSTAGRAM | https://instagram.com/fukthestigma TWITTER | https://twitter.com/fuck_thestigma TIKTOK | https://www.tiktok.com/@fthestigma FACEBOOK | https://www.facebook.com/FTStigma APPLE PODCAST | https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/fck-the-stigma/id1691599224 SPOTIFY PODCAST | https://open.spotify.com/show/46dw6sl5t344p6PlBcykb3 SUBSCRIBE FOR MORE ! | https://www.youtube.com/@fthestigma

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