How do we understand mental healthiness and mental illness through the lens of environment, relationships, and resources rather than the traditional lens of the medical model? How does this broader perspective allow us to also consider how best to approach mental health treatment and prevention?

Recorded during the November 2022 Happily Family Conference, I talk with Jason and Cecilia Hilkey about how early life experiences (attachment relationships, ACEs) shape our future mental health and wellbeing, as well as how support systems impact the course of mental illness (Expressed Emotions research).

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