Mental Health Foundation Podcasts

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  • Mental Health Awareness Week - Jamie' story

    18/05/2021 Duração: 06min

    In this episode, Jennie speaks with Jamie, a 23 year-old personal trainer about His relationship with nature, and how connecting with nature has helped him get away from busy city life and supported his mental health. Enjoy!

  • Dr Chiara Lombardo on connecting with nature

    18/05/2021 Duração: 10min

    Dr Chiara Lombardo talks about our report on connecting with nature

  • Connecting with nature - Kas' story

    14/05/2021 Duração: 09min

    Kas, 23, is a student in London. Here she shares her experience of connecting with nature during the pandemic.

  • Connecting with nature to support our mental health

    11/05/2021 Duração: 56min

    What is the Mental Health Foundation Podcast? This is the Mental Health Foundation podcast. A series which brings to you a range of mental health topics, real life stories, expert comments, and mental health tips. Jennie Walker is your producer and host. She has her own lived experience of mental health problems and with this podcast she and the Mental Health Foundation want to raise awareness, get people talking and provide support and hope. **Remember to rate, like, review and subscribe** Today’s episode On today’s episode Jennie talks to you about how connecting with nature can support our mental health. We recorded this episode in April 2021, after a full year of different lockdowns during the Coronavirus pandemic. Throughout the pandemic, many people turned to nature to help manage their mental health – whether that was a walk down the street, a swim in the sea, a run in the countryside, or nurturing a house plant. On the show, Jennie speaks to some people about their relationships with nature, and

  • Coronavirus pandemic and mental health

    29/09/2020 Duração: 52min

    What is the Mental Health Foundation Podcast? This is the Mental Health Foundation podcast. A series which brings to you a range of mental health topics, real life stories, expert comments, and mental health tips. Bethan Buswell is your producer and host. She has her own lived experience of mental health problems and with this podcast she and the Mental Health Foundation want to raise awareness, get people talking and provide support and hope. **Remember to rate, like, review and subscribe** !Before we introduce the episode, we want to remind you that government advice designed to keep us safe during the Covid-19 outbreak is under constant review and will be different depending on where you live. Please remember to keep up to date via reputable sources. On today’s episode Bethan talks to you about the coronavirus pandemic and its effect on our mental health. We recorded this episode in early September 2020 when for many of us, we had been seeing a gradual easing of lockdown, children heading back to sc

  • Trauma & adversity - Veterans / Mental health in the community

    28/07/2020 Duração: 32min

    ‘Mental health in the community’ is a series of six podcasts brought to you by the Mental Health Foundation and the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust. What is this series about? From 2016 to 2019 the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust ran the Mental Health Fellowships programme, funding individuals to travel abroad to learn more about how community-based solutions are being created to respond to some of today’s most pressing mental health challenges. The Mental Health Foundation was the expert partner in this programme, helping to shape its aims, select the successful candidates and provide mentoring to the successful Fellows. In total, 59 Churchill Fellows were chosen to investigate best practice in 18 countries and bring back new evidence and ideas to create positive change in their profession, practice and communities in the UK. This series of podcasts distils the key findings from this rich body of learning, and makes recommendations for policy and practice in the UK. Each episode focuses on an aspec

  • Trauma & adversity - Trauma-informed care / Mental health in the community

    28/07/2020 Duração: 33min

    ‘Mental health in the community’ is a series of six podcasts brought to you by the Mental Health Foundation and the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust. What is this series about? From 2016 to 2019 the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust ran the Mental Health Fellowships programme, funding individuals to travel abroad to learn more about how community-based solutions are being created to respond to some of today’s most pressing mental health challenges. The Mental Health Foundation was the expert partner in this programme, helping to shape its aims, select the successful candidates and provide mentoring to the successful Fellows. In total, 59 Churchill Fellows were chosen to investigate best practice in 18 countries and bring back new evidence and ideas to create positive change in their profession, practice and communities in the UK. This series of podcasts distils the key findings from this rich body of learning, and makes recommendations for policy and practice in the UK. Each episode focuses on an aspec

  • Growing up & growing old / Mental health in the community

    28/07/2020 Duração: 37min

    ‘Mental health in the community’ is a series of six podcasts brought to you by the Mental Health Foundation and the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust. What is this series about? From 2016 to 2019 the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust ran the Mental Health Fellowships programme, funding individuals to travel abroad to learn more about how community-based solutions are being created to respond to some of today’s most pressing mental health challenges. The Mental Health Foundation was the expert partner in this programme, helping to shape its aims, select the successful candidates and provide mentoring to the successful Fellows. In total, 59 Churchill Fellows were chosen to investigate best practice in 18 countries and bring back new evidence and ideas to create positive change in their profession, practice and communities in the UK. This series of podcasts distils the key findings from this rich body of learning, and makes recommendations for policy and practice in the UK. Each episode focuses on an aspec

  • Equality & diversity / Mental health in the community

    28/07/2020 Duração: 33min

    ‘Mental health in the community’ is a series of six podcasts brought to you by the Mental Health Foundation and the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust. What is this series about? From 2016 to 2019 the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust ran the Mental Health Fellowships programme, funding individuals to travel abroad to learn more about how community-based solutions are being created to respond to some of today’s most pressing mental health challenges. The Mental Health Foundation was the expert partner in this programme, helping to shape its aims, select the successful candidates and provide mentoring to the successful Fellows. In total, 59 Churchill Fellows were chosen to investigate best practice in 18 countries and bring back new evidence and ideas to create positive change in their profession, practice and communities in the UK. This series of podcasts distils the key findings from this rich body of learning, and makes recommendations for policy and practice in the UK. Each episode focuses on an aspec

  • Creativity & innovation - Digital technology / Mental health in the community

    28/07/2020 Duração: 37min

    ‘Mental health in the community’ is a series of six podcasts brought to you by the Mental Health Foundation and the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust. What is this series about? From 2016 to 2019 the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust ran the Mental Health Fellowships programme, funding individuals to travel abroad to learn more about how community-based solutions are being created to respond to some of today’s most pressing mental health challenges. The Mental Health Foundation was the expert partner in this programme, helping to shape its aims, select the successful candidates and provide mentoring to the successful Fellows. In total, 59 Churchill Fellows were chosen to investigate best practice in 18 countries and bring back new evidence and ideas to create positive change in their profession, practice and communities in the UK. This series of podcasts distils the key findings from this rich body of learning, and makes recommendations for policy and practice in the UK. Each episode focuses on an aspec

  • Creativity & innovation - The creative arts / Mental health in the community

    28/07/2020 Duração: 40min

    ‘Mental health in the community’ is a series of six podcasts brought to you by the Mental Health Foundation and the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust. What is this series about? From 2016 to 2019 the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust ran the Mental Health Fellowships programme, funding individuals to travel abroad to learn more about how community-based solutions are being created to respond to some of today’s most pressing mental health challenges. The Mental Health Foundation was the expert partner in this programme, helping to shape its aims, select the successful candidates and provide mentoring to the successful Fellows. In total, 59 Churchill Fellows were chosen to investigate best practice in 18 countries and bring back new evidence and ideas to create positive change in their profession, practice and communities in the UK. This series of podcasts distils the key findings from this rich body of learning, and makes recommendations for policy and practice in the UK. Each episode focuses on an aspec

  • Kindness matters to our mental health

    20/05/2020 Duração: 45min

    What is the Mental Health Foundation Podcast? This is the Mental Health Foundation podcast. A series which brings to you a range of mental health topics, real life stories, expert comments, and mental health tips. Bethan Buswell is your producer and host. She has her own lived experience of mental health problems and with this podcast she and the Mental Health Foundation want to raise awareness, get people talking and provide support and hope. **Remember to rate, like, review and subscribe** What is this episode about? ***Trigger warning: this podcast mentions death** Series five, episode one: Kindness matters to our mental health On today’s episode Bethan will be talking about why kindness matters and how it is central to our mental health. Bethan begins the episode by speaking to Josh Elton, who is a Group Facilitator at the Foundation. He talks to us about kindness in later life. She then speaks to Dr. Antonis Kousoulis, Director of England & Wales at the Foundation. Antonis talks to us abo

  • Let's talk about suicide prevention

    10/10/2019 Duração: 45min

    What is the Mental Health Foundation Podcast? This is the Mental Health Foundation podcast. A series in which we bring to you a range of mental health topics, real life stories, expert comments and mental health tips. Bethan Buswell is your producer and host. She has her own lived experience of mental health problems and with this podcast she and the Mental Health Foundation want to raise awareness, get people talking and provide support and hope. **Remember to rate, like, review and subscribe** ***Trigger warning: this episode discusses suicide** What is this episode about? Series four, episode five: Let’s talk about suicide prevention Bethan begins the episode by speaking to Byron Vincent, a writer, broadcaster and performance artist. Byron has lived experience of bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. He shares stories about growing up in poverty, experiencing addiction, violence and attempting to take his own life. Bethan then speaks to Mark Rowland, Chief Executive of the M

  • Body image – how we think and feel about our bodies

    15/05/2019 Duração: 36min

    In our fourth episode of this series we will be talking to you about body image, shame and mental health. Frances Shilito, a make up artist to the stars and eating disorders advisor discusses her experience of negative body image, anxiety and what society needs to do to reduce pressures put on young people today. Our expert Antonis Kousoulis will then discuss the findings of our UK wide ‘Body image survey and report’. Danny Bowman then talks about his own experience of body image issues, shame and how this manifested in an obsession with selfies and poor mental health. Our expert Jane Caro then explains what shame is and why it can impact our mental health. We finish the episode with a chat between two friends at the Mental Health Foundation; Linda and Bethan, who discuss practical ways to improve how you think and feel about your body. **Remember to rate, like, review and subscribe** (Apologies for the fizzy background we are working on the sound 😊) What is the Mental Health Foundation Featu

  • Mental ill health prevention: the whats, whys and hows?

    10/04/2019 Duração: 32min

    Mental ill health and prevention. In our third episode of this series Bethan asks Dr. Antonis Kousoulis the BIG questions about mental health: - How has our view of mental health problems changed over the last 70 years? - What is the scale of the mental ill health problem we face today? - Why is the way we experience mental health problems so personal to each of us? - Why do we get mental health problems – how do external, internal factors and life events impact us? - Why are some of us at a higher risk of getting mental health problems than others? - What do we mean by we ALL have mental health? - Is mental ill health prevention possible? - Why is it needed right now? - And how can we achieve it? - How can our listeners get involved with spreading the message and lobbying for change? - Bethan and Linda close the podcast with a chat about simple ways that you can look after your mental health. If you have been impacted by anything in this episode remember that Samaritans are available to call 24/7 for free

  • Personal well-being networks and mental ill health

    21/03/2019 Duração: 34min

    In today's podcast the Mental Health Foundation and British Journal of Psychiatry discuss the study “Personal well-being networks, social capital and severe mental illness: exploratory study”. This looks into people's well-being networks through trying to understand the narratives of individual's lives. The study aims to find out what is important to people when measuring 'wellness', in regards to both their physical and mental health. It looks to understand how individuals use their networks and connections to manage this. Looking at the people, meaningful activities and places and spaces that sit within their networks. Research podcast host: Victoria Zamperoni - Senior Research Officer (Quantitative), Mental Health Foundation Main feature speakers: Derek Tracey – Consultant Psychiatrist & Clinical Director at Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust. He is a visiting lecturerer at King's College London 'Institute of Psychiatry and Neuroscience' and the department of Psychiatry at University College London. He also h

  • How sleep and green space can help your mental health

    11/03/2019 Duração: 30min

    In our second episode of this series Bethan speaks to Julie Dunn, a research scientist at the University of Liverpool, about her ‘Sleep Well’ garden. She designed this for the RHS Flower Show while she was on sick leave recovering from surgery. The garden was inspired by the importance of sleep, looking after your well-being, and green space for sustaining good mental health. Antonis Kousoulis, Associate Director of Research and Development and Linda Liao, Digital Manager at The Mental Health Foundation have a discussion with Bethan later in the podcast about tips for getting good sleep and how to incorporate green space into your routine to help look after your mental health. This airs ahead of World Sleep Day which is on Friday, 15th March 2019. If you have been impacted by anything in this episode remember that Samaritans are available to call 24/7 for free on 116 123. **Remember to rate, review and subscribe** Podcast host: Bethan Buswell - Digital Engagement Officer, Mental Health Foundation htt

  • Talking about medication, exercise, weight gain and mental health

    25/02/2019 Duração: 46min

    In our second episode of this series: (Intro) we discuss social media and its responsibility to address content that may trigger mental ill health or suicide.(Main feature) We look into medication, weight gain and exercise in people experiencing psychosis or schizophrenia. (Close) We say goodbye to Stuart Hill, Digital Manager at the Mental Health Foundation before he heads off to start his new job. Stuart made the Mental Health Foundation podcast possible. *Trigger warning this episode mentions suicide* If you have been impacted by anything in this episode remember that Samaritans are available to call 24/7 for free on 116 123. Hosts: Stuart Hill - Digital Manager, Mental Health Foundation Bethan Buswell - Digital Engagement Officer, Mental Health Foundation Main feature speakers: Derek Tracy - Consultant Psychiatrist & Clinical Director at Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust. He is a visiting lecturerer at King's College London 'Institute of Psychiatry and Neuroscience' and the department of Psychiatry at Unive

  • 2019: Looking after mental health in a year of change and 70 years of the Mental Health Foundation

    22/01/2019 Duração: 45min

    In our first episode of the new year, we talk to Mark Rowland, CEO of the Mental Health Foundation, and Antonis Kousoulis, who leads our programmes work. Mark and Antonis discuss 2019 as being a year of change and how we can look after our mental health when change hits us - be it positive or negative change. We also discuss the Mental Health Foundation's birthday year and why a public health and prevention approach is the way forward for mental health. Links Bethan & Stu introduction: Instragram - "What will you do to look after your mental health in 2019?": https://www.instagram.com/p/BsID2P5gmTK/ Goodgym - https://www.goodgym.org/about Blog - https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/blog/random-acts-kindness-blue-monday New Year and prevention feature: News - https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/news/seven-new-years-tips-help-manage-your-mental-health Blog - https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/blog/70-years-embracing-challenge-prevention-mental-health Bethan & Stu close: A theme for You 2019: https://www.mentalhealth.org

  • How to look after your mental health at Christmas

    20/12/2018 Duração: 21min

    On our latest episode, Stuart and Bethan discuss mental health at Christmas. In what ways Christmas can be good for your mental health, and what things can impact your mental health around this time of year. They speak to Ed Davie, Communities Lead at the Mental Health Foundation about how you can look after your mental health at Christmas through focusing in on your needs, setting boundaries, taking up volunteering and much more. Links: Tips on looking after your mental health at Christmas: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/blog/you-and-your-mental-health-still-matter-christmas How volunteering can benefit your mental health at Christmas: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/blog/how-volunteering-christmas-can-benefit-your-mental-health Christmas Savings: https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/shopping/christmas-savings/ Stuart Hill Twitter: https://twitter.com/stuhill90 Bethan Buswell Twitter: https://twitter.com/BeaBuswell Ed Davie Twitter: https://twitter.com/EdDavie

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