Events

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Sharing My Story   ~   Conveying Hope  ~  Inspiring Love

Nancy Virden Seminar, May-2016

SCN Podcast with Mali Phonpadithm  on the Soar Community Network – Now Live! https://soarcommunitynetwork.com/blog-2/  

A discussion on the ParaTruth show about Mental Illness and SpiritualityNow Live!  https://www.spreaker.com/user/paratruthradio/mental-matters-w-nancy-virden

Real-Life Resilience Podcast with Stacy Brookman  recording is done, the show is expected to air in January 2018.

Mental Health and Baby Boomers on Mobius Podcast with Mobius Nutrition’s CEO David Taylor.  Pre-record is September 25, 2017

Speaking about hope after difficulty with survivors of Placenta Accreta  in Independence, Ohio October 28, 2017 10:00 AM

Visit to The Yoga Talk Show with Lucas Rockwood  is already recorded. Coming soon! I’ll let you know

  This page is always changing as more develops – stay tuned!

LINKS to Past Events –  (most recent listed first):

Psychological Warfare with A.J. Norton.  https://soundcloud.com/psychowarfare/mental-health-with-nancy-virden

Quoted in Deseret News about Domestic Violence http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865685999/Why-it-is-so-hard-to-spot-domestic-abuse-early-on-and-what-to-do-once-you-see-it.html

Interview on Lifeology with James Miller.    http://bit.ly/2tc1MWc

Article for FAB Working Mom Life    http://www.fabworkingmomlife.com/2017/07/learn-embrace-blessing-self-care/

Guest appearance on Tina Talks Truth.  http://www.tinatalkstruth.com/new-radio-show/

Live Well with Ann Beal   http://www.iheart.com/podcast/209-living-well-with-ann-beal-28112385/episode/surviving-depression-live-or-live-well-28205773?cmp=android_share

WMAP Radio http://www.wmapradio.com 

Guest appearance on Talk Time With Sharmin. https://1drv.ms/u/s!AvfllIzrXRyIgU9R-93oCa-5CldA 

An advocacy and policy conversation with Robert Kilo, Cleveland mayoral candidate, his team, and the Executive Director of the Ohio Mental Health and Addiction Advocacy Coalition. 

Published on Psych Central – 6 Words that Led to a Suicide Attempt: “She’s Just a Crybaby. Stay Here.”  https://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2017/03/12/6-words-that-led-to-a-suicide-attempt-shes-just-a-crybaby-stay-here/

On A Book and a Chat Radio Show with Barry Eva. Talking about Always the Fight: A Living Testimony of What Only God Can Do (2nd ed.) 

On the Resurrection of Hope show with Milliea McKinley  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/millieamckinney/2017/03/02/nancy-virden-joins-conscious-radio#.WLinalTQ3Us.email

An evening with the Amazing Grays!  Cleveland, OH. Sharing my story of food addiction and recovery

Attended the communication training class by NAMI

Higher Self Podcast 

10-minute radio spot on In the Know Radio Magazine Show with Deniece Barnes.(Listen for me at 1:17:47) https://soundcloud.com/deniece-ward-barnes/in-the-know-2-10-17wav

Published in I AM ME Digital Magazine:  3 Reasons Self Love is Not Selfish 

Guest appearance on Game Changers with Lisa Faulkner | WAEC Love 860  Interview begins at 34:03   

With Mother Love on the Mother Love Show. [audio http://www.blogtalkradio.com/themotherloveshow/2017/01/24/2-nancy-virden-on-depression-3-jill-lublin-master-strategist-for-business

Mental Health News Radio LIVE interview http://t.yesware.com/tt/7a1a1f6de661d58594c097f29e85e418c10760dc/a342e021979e214a566fbdc2c45a9bbf/8c9fabe20e82c78bd3464625b183cdae/tobtr.com/9831381

Interview on Breathe Again Magazine Radio LIVE with Radio Host, Nicole Cleveland      http://breatheagainmagazine.org/suicide-survivor-nancy-virden-and-grief-sharing-mom-marcy-robitaille/

Guest appearance on the Cara Jones Speaks podcast.  http://carajonesspeaks.blubrry.com/2017/02/07/called-to-live-a-powerful-uplifting-interview-with-mental-health-advocate-nancy-virden/

Quoted in Verily  http://verilymag.com/2016/12/joseph-grenny-crucial-conversations-social-media-judging-others

My testimony is on The Wisdom of God at http://thisisthewisdomofgod.com/jesus-changed-heart/

Interview on A Fine Time for Healing with Randi Fine –  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/randi-fine/2016/12/13/depression-suicide-and-recovery-with-recovery-advocate-nancy-virden

Guest Appearance on the Timo Show

Training volunteers for a new mental illness support group– Cleveland, OH 

Graduated from Peer-to-Peer, a recovery training by NAMI

Video interview on SynergyCafe  with Brad MagicBrad” Gudim             http://mysynergycafe.com/blog/synergycafe-interview-with-nancy-virden-mental-health-and-recovery-advocacy.html

“3 Reasons You Want to Ask, ‘What if?’ every Day” –my article on MotivationGrid.com   https://motivationgrid.com/why-you-should-start-asking-what-if-every-day/

Interview with Butterflies of Wisdom with Win Charles  http://traffic.libsyn.com/winwisdom/LAF3494_10072016120142299_1194396.mp3

Interview on Carry On Harry Talk Show in Singapore  http://www.balleballeradio.com/  International Talks 2016, #36

Interview on KEITV12 – The Kingdom Hour with Rev. Donna Ghanney  https://www.youtube.com/embed/od_Med–w8o

Preaching at Journey of Faith Church, North Ridgeville, Ohio

Opportunity to speak twice in a return trip to Timberline Knolls Rehabilitation Center in Chicago 

Suicide Prevention for teachers in-service day at Goal Digital Academy. Mansfield, Ohio .

A surprise opportunity to speak with clients in an Intensive Outpatient Therapy Program in Philadelphia!

“Change Direction: 3 Strategies Overcome False Beliefs” – my article for CoreBrain Journal

Article requested by Jeff Moore, TED Talks speaker and publisher of the EveryDay Power Blog. No More Self-defeat: These 5 Strategies Grow Your Courage.  at http://bit.ly/298idXI  

Nhouse productions interview with Chuck Crenshaw and Debra Jayne East. There are several ways to hear it, but this is the easiest: Just scroll down once you get there! Listen at http://bit.ly/1UTrpj5

Interview with Jacquie Wayans on Don’t Give Up Radio.  http://tobtr.com/8895505  This interview offers insight into some common misunderstandings about depression, especially within the Christian community.

My seminar “How to Help Hurting People Without Hurting Yourself”   Marengo, Ohio

Over 200 downloads in one day!  Interview with Dr. Charles Parker on CoreBrain Journal Listen here: http://www.corebrainjournal.com/022  

A 10-minute recorded talk called, “By Meeting My Needs, I Honor God” This is for GiverciseShorts, a Christian podcast focused on amazing health, fitness, and lifestyle stories.   http://bit.ly/Ep15_NancyVirden_GiverciseShortsPodcast

Depression and Suicidal Thinking In Our Teens   Interview with We Choose Respect! Host: Jed Doherty   https://t.co/rPBJPBSHBt

Interview on the Niegowski Talks podcast with Sebastian Niegowski.  http://bit.ly/268qpg0

Quoted in Eat This, Not That Newsletter.  #1 WeightLoss Tips from Real Women Over 40 (#14) at http://www.eatthis.com/weight-loss-tips-over-40

Confession Radio with David Allan 

Now Live! You can see my article for CIA Medical at : https://www.ciamedical.com/insights/self-care-in-healthcare/  

Guest appearance on the George Wilder, Jr. Radio Talk Show

Quote printed on Talkspace.com  Reconciling Religion and Therapy – Why You Can Talk to God and a Therapist

Quoted on ciamedical.com as one of 1000 memes. #58  https://www.ciamedical.com/insights/1000-motivational-quotes-memes/ 

Spoke with students again at Rhodes High School in Cleveland, Ohio 

Shared two days – “How to Help Hurting People Without Hurting Yourself” at Rhodes High School in Cleveland, Ohio

Shared “My Story”  in Willoughby, Ohio.

Interviewed for book.

Book signings  at the Galleria,  Cleveland, Ohio, and at the VFW in Columbia Station, Ohio

Radio interview on the John and Heidi Show.  KZOY 92.1 FM and KZOY 1520 AM (Sioux Falls, IA) , KZOI 97.1 FM, 1250 AM (Sioux City, SD),

Book signing. Wickliffe, Ohio

Radio interview. WDKN 1260 AM,  WDKN 101.5 FM,  Midday Music Marathons with The Man Called Amp. 

Interviewed for story on domesticshelters.org https://www.domesticshelters.org/domestic-violence-articles-information/survivor-story-nancy-virden#.VuMDbZwrLDc

Book signings. Cleveland, Ohio  and Norton, Ohio,  Mentor, Ohio. Middleburg Heights, Ohio and  Akron, Ohio

Naturally Healthy Publications – my encouragements to adult children of mentally ill parents. 

Health Monitor Magazine interview appears in their fall edition

Met with foster parents, representing the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Third visit as a guest on The Ignorance Equation Show.

Memorial service with the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention

At Valley Forge Military College with AFSP

Assisted at an AFSP presentation to middle and high school students 

A Newsweek Japan article features my experience with food addiction.

They Were Real is included in the gift bags for speakers at the 4th Annual Small Business Boot Camp for Women Entrepreneurs

Two of my radio gigs  Find my name on the left to be taken directly to my guest spots.  http://ignoranceequationradio.blogspot.com/

Alabaster Box pre-recorded radio interview goes LIVE

Radio interview recorded for the Alabaster Box Show

Assisted an American Foundation for Suicide Prevention presenter in Huntingdon Valley, PA

Completed Training for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Speaker’s Bureau

Quoted on Embracing Your Journey: Living With Purpose, Dying With Dignity  by Caryn Fitzgerald.  

Live radio interview   with Robbie Monter

Live interview on Walk Your Talk Radio .   http://www.iheart.com/show/209-Walk-Your-Talk-Radio/?episode_id=27201125  My interview starts at 20:39

Interview for article on Examiner.com goes live. 

A return to The Ignorance Equation radio show Host Nick Katasouras.     http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ignoranceequation/2015/03/22/the-ignorance-equation-gods-got-your-hook-up

Offered hope on “Reflecting His Gifts” radio show 

My story will be part of  Montrie Adams’ upcoming website  Just Do Your Dreamhttp://justdoyourdream.com/nancy-virden-writer/

Interviewed as a contributor to another author’s upcoming book

They Were Real was included in the “swag bag” of gifts given to performing artists at The Superbowl Gospel Celebration. Gladys Knight, Nathalie Grant, Isaac Houghton, Mali Music, Donnie McClurkin, Holly Robinson Peete, Rodney Peete, and more.

Live on the REC ROOM Radio Show  at https://archive.org/details/Rec_01_13_2015_0

“Life Lessons” article at http://www.goodenoughmother.com/2015/01/life-lessons-nancy-virden/

Interview is available on iTunes, Stitcher, and C & C radio. Links can be found at: http://carynfitzgerald.com

Article requested by Embracing My Journey 

Sharing recovery and hope  in Cleveland, Ohio.

Invited back to speak to residents at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, Chicago, Illinois

Panelist on “Pagans and Christians” and “Spirituality Roundtable” Chicago, Illinois

“Managing Depression”  Chicago, Illinois

Live radio Interview on Coffee and Coaching with Caryn Radio Show (on demand at http://www.carynfitzgerald.com)

Live radio Interview with Dr. Twanna Young on Reality Radio http://www.blogtalkradio.com/twannayvetterealityradio/2014/10/20/nancy-virden-interviews-with-dr-twanna-young

Article requested by Abuse is Not a Secret:   http://abuseisnotasecret.com/neglect-is-abuse/

Live radio interview with Lana Reid on “Don’t Box Me In”  http://www.talkzone.com/shows/199/dontboxmein.html

Quoted on MealTrain.com  as an invited contributor.

Live Radio Interview http://www.Let’sFaceIt.com (September 21- “Depression: the smile behind the pain”)

Quoted in the Pennsylvania Adult and Older Adult Suicide Prevention Coalition’s revision of the 2005 Pennsylvania Adult and Older Adult Suicide Prevention Plan in connection with the Pennsylvania Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) as part of the “Mental Health Matters” initiative. 

Quoted on HowToWriteABook.com as an invited contributor. 

Live Radio Interview http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ignoranceequation/2014/08/17/the-ignorance-equation-na-nu-na-nu-and-thanks-for-all-the-laughs-robin-williams#ixzz3ANBU0acU

How to Help Hurting People without Hurting Yourself, workshop, Columbus, Oh.

Workshop “Managing Depression” in Columbus, Ohio

Sharing my story of freedom from abuse with residents at Timberline Knolls Rehabilitation Center in Lemont, Ill.

“Managing Depression”. Convention in Baltimore, MD

Book Signing. Malvern, PA.

Quoted in SlideShare  “Your Biggest Accomplishment in 2013” http://www.slideshare.net/Women_Connect/the-biggest-accomplishments-of-2013

Featured author of the Storytelling event Norristown, PA.

Sharing my story of recovery at church Youth Group. Long Grove, IL.

Sharing my story  “Managing Depression” at MFF convention. Chicago, IL.

Book signings. Cleveland, OH. and  Plymouth Meeting, PA.

“Is God Fair?”  Wayne, PA.

Attended presentation on overcoming depression by Dr. Louis Bevilacqua, “When You Can’t Snap Out of It” 

Book signings. Lansdale, PA. and Malvern, PA.

“How to Help … Digging Deeper” – Wayne, PA

How to Help Hurting People without Hurting Yourself Seminar. Newport News, VA.

Book signing. Doylestown, PA

Completed the suicide response QPR course 

“Elijah and Depression” – Wayne, PA

How to Help Hurting People without Hurting Yourself Seminar. Wayne, PA