Dr. Erik Vanderlip - How and when to ask for help


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Taking care of our mental health is tough, for so many reasons. The stigma, the cost, finding the right person and type of treatment... So a lot of times, we procrastinate making these changes. For me, unless the process of seeking help can become easy for me - I won’t do it… Or at least, I’ll wait until I’m REALLY struggling and can hardly function to do it.

For me, that happened when I started going to Zoom+Care. I can book an appointment on the app on my phone, and then be in and out of the doctor's office in 30 minutes. It's honestly been a game changer for me.
So my guest this week is Dr. Erik Vanderlip, the Chief Medical Officer at Zoom+Care. He’s a board certified family physician and psychiatrist who wants to engineer our healthcare system to make it easy for every person to get seamless access to the information they need to change their lives for the better.

I loved talking with him about making mental healthcare accessible, how to know when to ask for help, and his advice for anyone struggling right now.
If seeing a professional might make your day and your brain feel better, and you live in Oregon, Washington, Idaho or Colorado, give Zoom+Care a try! Go to zoomcare.com or download the mobile app to make an appointment.

This episode is sponsored by Zoom+Care.
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ZoomCare offers same-day doctor visits—that you can book online or from their app.
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