“Beyond the Veil” Episode 20: “Making Magic with Potter Podcasts”

Online communities grow up around books, movies, and podcasts, and they provide a great deal of emotional support for fans and creators both. In this interview, Adriana Wilson of Accio Politics shares her mental health journey and how the Accio Politics podcast became a part of it. You can listen to this episode down below or on our podcast page.



Trigger warning: Suicide mention 11:03–11:23 and 52:37–53:08

On Episode 20, we discuss…

→ The things we learn about mental health by observing loved ones

→ White-knuckling through life

→ The effect of current events and politics on mental health

→ Gaining a sense of community in the Potter fandom

→ Stigmas against medication

→ The importance of being vulnerable

If you have a Potter story you want to share, we’d love for you to join us as a guest on the podcast! Please fill out the form on our website. At the end of every show, we also read anonymous submissions from anyone who doesn’t want to have their name shared with their story. You can also submit anonymous stories through our website.

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Madison Ford

I’m a native Texan currently living in the Pacific Northwest with my husband and our feisty dog Ellie. I’m a poet, a reader, and I host and produce MuggleNet’s mental health Harry Potter podcast, Beyond the Veil. I love rock climbing, hiking, and searching for seashells on Oregon beaches.