Mike Veny

Patient Expert

Mike Veny is one of world’s leading mental health speakers and a high-energy corporate drumming event facilitator. He’s the author of the book Transforming Stigma: How to Become a Mental Wellness Superhero. He delivers educational, engaging, and entertaining presentations at meetings and conferences throughout the world. As a 2017 PM360 ELITE Award Winner, Mike is recognized as one of the 100 most influential people in the healthcare industry.

Conditions Covered:Mental Health, Depression, Anxiety Disorders

Latest by Mike Veny

Transforming Mental Health Stigma Into Acceptance

A stigma surrounds mental health, and this stigma says that you should be scared of someone who struggles with their mental health because they are “crazy” or dangerous, when this is simply not true.

What Are the Myths About Mental Health and Violence?

When it comes to the correlation between mental health and violence, there are many myths that people believe as facts. These myths bring the wrong type of attention to the subject of mental health.

Why We Need Early Detection of Psychosis

People with psychosis who don’t receive proper treatment are likely to end up homeless or in jail.

6 Habits for Dramatically Reducing Depression

They may seem simple, but exercise, adequate sleep, and sunlight can really make an impact on your depression.

Tips for Dating Someone With Depression

Remember: Every person has the potential to be in a successful, healthy, romantic relationship.

Setting Goals for Improved Mental Health

It feels good to make progress towards a goal. Remember: Every small success is a win.

How to Learn to Love Yourself

We know what it means to love others, but many of us struggle to understand what it means to love ourselves. Luckily, the experts have us covered.

The Link Between Giving and Happiness

Science backs up the old saying “It is better to give than to receive.”

Will My Depression Go Away?

During treatment, people respond differently to different interventions because depression has various triggers.

How to Get the Most Out Of Your 12-Step Program

Learning to lean on others for support, celebrating small successes, and taking your time are some ways to achieve victory in a 12-step program.