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Mental Health Matters 2010-12

A show to help promote mental health, demystify mental illness, and raise awareness of the stigma and discrimination that still effects people who have experience of mental illness.

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Mental Health Matters is community radio show sponsored by Like Minds Taranaki, to help promote mental health, demystify mental illness, and raise awareness of the stigma and discrimination that still effects people who have experience of mental illness.

"We hope by talking about the challenges that people with an experience with mental illness face, as well as some resources that are available, we can improve the mental health of the community."

While Like Minds Taranaki is no longer around as an organisation, the issues talked about in this show are still very relevant today.

 

These episodes are from the years 2010 - 2012

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Cecily Bull talks about Taranaki's Needle Exchange services.

Duration: 00:30:09 | Date: 31 January, 2013

Alcohol and Drugs Follow Up

Sue Philipson, family whanau advisor at TDHB talks about addiction.

Duration: 00:29:36 | Date: 3 January, 2013

Alcohol and Drugs At Christmas Time

Pene Te Puni talks about alcohol and drugs at Christmas time and the services Tui Ora provides.

Duration: 00:32:51 | Date: 6 December, 2012

Suicide Prevention

Asking the important questions with guest Fi Perez.

Duration: 00:27:59 | Date: 6 September, 2012

Art as a Support Tool

Sarah Dark shares have art can help support mental health.

Duration: 00:31:12 | Date: 2 August, 2012

The Role of Spirituality

Father Craig Butler talks about the role of spirituality

Duration: 00:31:03 | Date: 5 July, 2012

Culture and Wellness

Matua Tony Waru and whaea Kumee Leilua talk about the role of culture in maori mental health.

Duration: 00:29:25 | Date: 7 June, 2012

Creativity in Mental Wellness

The role of creativity with Wayne Morris.

Duration: 00:28:14 | Date: 3 May, 2012

The Role of Family

The role of whanau in recovery in mental illness. John and Linda share their experiences.

Duration: 00:35:06 | Date: 5 April, 2012

Physical Health

Physical health and the role it plays in mental health with Virginia Winder.

Duration: 00:34:55 | Date: 1 March, 2012

Maintaining Mental Wellness

When the resolutions made in a dying moment of last year have been too hard or forgotten, how do we stop ourselves from beating ourselves up.

Duration: 00:33:44 | Date: 2 February, 2012

Surviving Christmas

The Like Minds team share their thoughts and experiences on Christmas and tips for a stress-free Christmas.

Duration: 00:28:42 | Date: 15 December, 2011

Self Stigma and Self Discrimination

Cecily Bull talks about self stigma and self discrimination.

Duration: 00:30:30 | Date: 20 October, 2011

Suicide Prevention

Suicide prevention - let's start the conversation.

Duration: 00:32:13 | Date: 5 October, 2011

Don Paratene

The role and work of the Taranaki Consumer Advisory Group for mental health with Don Paratere.

Duration: 00:26:54 | Date: 8 September, 2011

Stress and Coping

Excerpt from a speech by Dr Samir Heble. Ends with a meditation.

Duration: 00:34:54 | Date: 25 August, 2011

Dr Samir Heble on Depression

Dr Samir Heble, former clinical director of TDHB Mental Health Addictions serves, talks about depression.

Duration: 00:37:17 | Date: 11 August, 2011

Patient Rights

Cecily Bull and Patrick Morris talk about patient rights.

Duration: 00:32:46 | Date: 14 July, 2011

Tangata Waiora

Karen and Tony share their experiences of mental health.

Duration: 00:35:47 | Date: 2 July, 2011

Mental Health Support Workers

WITT's Mental Health Support Workers certificate, with guests Kathleen Mary (tutor) and two students.

Duration: 00:42:36 | Date: 30 June, 2011

Problem Gambling Part 2

Cecily Bull and Sandy Cummings talk about what it is and what we can do about it.

Duration: 00:26:52 | Date: 16 June, 2011

Problem Gambling

Cecily Bull and Sandy Cummings talk about what it is and what we can do about it.

Duration: 00:30:47 | Date: 2 June, 2011

Suicide Prevention

Two mothers, both deeply affected by loss through suicide, formed the group CASPER: Community Action and Suicide Prevention Education and Research. They talk frankly to Sheldon Brown.

Duration: 00:39:03 | Date: 19 May, 2011

John Kirwan

John Kirwan talks with Daniel Real about battling depression, over coming it, and enjoying life.

Duration: 00:22:17 | Date: 14 April, 2011

Creativity

Co-host Sheldon Brown talks with Wayne about creativity.

Duration: 00:35:34 | Date: 31 March, 2011

Sheldon Brown

Consumer marketing and promotions, leader of brainwash trust.

Duration: 00:30:50 | Date: 17 March, 2011

Dealing with Stress

With Wayne Morris

Duration: 00:29:05 | Date: 24 February, 2011

Handling Stress

With Wayne Morris

Duration: 00:29:07 | Date: 17 February, 2011

Stress: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

With Wayne Morris

Duration: 00:31:59 | Date: 3 February, 2011

Surviving Christmas

Coping with the stresses of Christmas.

Duration: 00:30:38 | Date: 9 December, 2010

Stigma and Discrimination Part 2

Self-stigma and ways to counter this debilitating way of thinking.

Duration: 00:27:19 | Date: 25 November, 2010

Stigma and Discrimination Part 1

Self-stigma and ways to counter this debilitating way of thinking.

Duration: 00:28:35 | Date: 18 November, 2010

Stories from the Writers Group

Writers from the group share their stories: Jim McGregor, Tony Spencer, Gordon Hudson, and Frances.

Duration: 00:32:11 | Date: 28 October, 2010

Recovery

Can you recover from mental illness and go onto live a full life. With guest Nic Magrath.

Duration: 00:32:03 | Date: 2 September, 2010