Navigating ADHD in Recovery | Mental Health Monday

With Irina Gonzalez

Originally Aired on Monday, March 14, 2022 @ 11:00 am PST

Navigating ADHD in Recovery with Irina Gonzalez

Irina knows intimately about the intersections of recovery, mental health, and parenthood. She recovers out loud through her writing and frequently talks about the impact of her Latinx heritage on her quest for help and healing. We’re excited to have Irina speaking about her recent diagnosis of ADHD and how it is shaping her mental health journey.

During this engaging session of #MentalHealthMonday Irina will help us learn:

  • How the cultural stigma around mental health in Latinx culture kept her from getting help
  • What it’s like to get a mental health diagnosis during and after getting sober
  • The impacts of the pandemic and parenthood on our recovery journeys


Irina Gonzalez is an editor and freelance writer based in Colorado, covering parenting, mental health, and Latinx culture. Her work has appeared in over 50 publications, including Parents, Good Housekeeping,, and more. She’s also the creator of the Pandemic Mama podcast and newsletter. In her spare time, you can find her exploring her colorful state with her husband and spunky toddler.

We believe that when women heal, families heal, and communities do too.

The SHE RECOVERS Foundation Weekly #MentalHealthMonday Educational Series is composed of hour-long, live, recovery-focused educational sessions featuring today’s leaders in women’s wellness, mental health, and addiction recovery.

All #MentalHealthMonday sessions are broadcasted on Facebook and added to our Youtube Channel for future viewing.

With Great Thanks

This series is made possible by Alkermes.

The SHE RECOVERS Foundation was awarded funding in 2021 as part of the Alkermes Inspiration Grants® program to re-launch #MentalHealthMonday in the fall of 2021. This critical grant support will help us to continue delivering our innovative #MentalHealthMonday Educational series and better meet the increasingly diverse needs of our growing community. We are humbled, grateful, and invigorated by this honor.

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