Host Jason Schreurs and lowheaven guitarist Alex Pley talk about their experiences with support groups and how they are so important to a mental wellness plan. Alex has attended and facilitated support groups and is also a a mental health professional who works in group therapy. The punk scene and support groups have a lot in common, according to Alex, in that they provide a place where people understand each other and can band together over common struggles.
Featured song clips:
lowheaven – “Cancer Sleep” from collapse (Skeletal Lightning, 2023)
Protest The Hero – “Nautical” live in Hamilton, Ontario, (June 10, 2006)
lowheaven – “Of Us Away” from collapse (Skeletal Lightning, 2023)
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