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.

Mike is also a Social Ambassador for the Mental Health on HealthCentral Facebook page.

Conditions Covered:Mental Health, Depression, Anxiety Disorders

Latest by Mike Veny

Restorative Yoga and Yin Yoga for Emotional Release

A book and a friend change the way Mike Veny thinks about how his body releases trauma, helping him to understand that he needs to practice yoga to heal.

10 Depression Influencers You Need To Know

Find your new social media crush or a helpful book to read on depression from this list of top 10 depression influencers.

How Getting Over the Fear of Public Speaking Helped Me Get Over Other Fears

Patient advocate Mike Veny discusses tips to turn fear and anxiety into courage by sharing stories about how he has overcome his fears.

How to Manage Time With Depression

Depression is like a bad boss that can interfere with getting things done. Patient advocate Mike Veny shares practical tips to stay motivated and productive when depressed.

How to Get Emotional Support as a Man

Mental health advocate Mike Veny offers strategies to break through the stoic wall of male emotions and get the support you need.

When Mental Health Professional Offer Conflicting Advice

It's important to work with a team of mental health professionals, but what when they say different things? Patient advocate Mike Veny weighs in.

Small Trauma: How to Recognize and Deal With It

Trauma doesn’t always involve violence, death, or something big. Sometimes a stressful event is enough to trigger a depressive episode. Understand small trauma and how to get help.

Who Do You Talk To About Depression and When?

How much information do you divulge about your depression? Patient advocate Mike Veny provides the who, what, why, and when of sharing.

Tips for Reaching Out to an Estranged Family Member During the Holidays

Is it possible to reconnect with an estranged family member? Patient advocate Mike Veny offers five tips to decide and instructions on how best to do it.

5 Celebrities With Schizophrenia

Fame and fortune can complicate the treatment of schizophrenia. Patient expert Mike Veny highlights the profiles of five celebrities with the condition.