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3CR 855AM is a community radio station in Melbourne, Australia. 3CR broadcasters present over 130 programs every week. The station gives a voice to those people and issues denied media access.

3CR 855AM is a community radio station in Melbourne, Australia. 3CR broadcasters present over 130 programs every week. The station gives a voice to those people and issues denied media access.
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3CR 855AM is a community radio station in Melbourne, Australia. 3CR broadcasters present over 130 programs every week. The station gives a voice to those people and issues denied media access.

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English


Episodes

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Dr Scott Blair-West

8/15/2018
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Today on the show we interviewed Dr Scott Blair-West, a consultant psychiatrist who specialises in anxiety disorders. We discussed what Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is, how it presents itself and the interventions available for those affected by it. We also talked a little bit about the stigma that surrounds OCD and how it can negatively affect individuals.For more information on OCD and other anxiety disorders, please head to either the ARCVIC or ADAVIC websites. You can also use the...

Duration:00:26:46

Homelessness Week: Hannah's lived experience

8/8/2018
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Homelessness Week is running from the 6th-12th of August 2018, and this year's theme is "ending homelessness together".On today's show we talk to Hannah, who has experienced homelessness as a result of family situations. We talk about some of the stigma surrounding homelessness and the ways that it can impact upon various parts of an individuals' life. If you are currently experiencing homelessness or know someone who may need support, Homelessness Australia have a list of services organised...

Duration:00:33:35

Charmian's experience of chronic pain: National Pain Week

8/1/2018
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This week on Brainwaves, the team talked to Charmian about her lived experience of chronic pain and mental ilness. We talked about the various ways chronic pain and the 'solutions' for her pain have impacted upon her life, both physically and mentally, as well as the stigma she experiences as a result of her journey with pain. National Pain Week ran from 23rd - 29th July 2018. To find out more about the week head to nationalpainweek.org.au. More resources can be found on the Pain Australia...

Duration:00:33:56

Dr Malcolm Hogg: National Pain Week

7/25/2018
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This week on Brainwaves, the team talked to Dr Malcolm Hogg, pain medicine specialist and board member of Pain Australia. We talked about what acute and chronic pain is, the impact it has on the physical and mental wellbeing of individuals and their families, and the various ways to treat and manage pain. National Pain Week runs from 23rd - 29th July 2018. To find out more about the week head to nationalpainweek.org.au. More resources can be found on the Pain Australia website here or on...

Duration:00:27:40

Andrew's experience at Lifeline

7/18/2018
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On tonight's episode of Brainwaves, the team talked to fellow volunteer Andrew on his experience of volunteering for Lifeline, a suicide and crisis support service. Content warning: this show contains discussion about depression and suicide. For support, please contact Lifeline either online through their chat service or on 13 11 14, or Wellways Helpline on 1300 111 500.

Duration:00:26:39

13 Reasons Why

7/11/2018
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We discuss the first season of the highly criticised Netflix series "13 Reasons Why". The show has come under immense media scrutiny for its portrayal of mental health and suicide. We discuss the parts of the show that don't sit well with us, and express our thoughts on comments from strangers on the internet and mental health organisations as well. This episode of Brainwaves contains major spoilers for the first season of the show, and discusses the heavy themes it presents such as...

Duration:00:28:47

Wellbeing Clinic for Older Adults: Dr Sunil Bhar

7/4/2018
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Today on the show, we talked to Dr Sunil Bhar, Associate Professor of Psychology at Swinburne University and director of the Wellbeing Clinic for Older Adults. We talked about the importance of the emotional wellbeing of older adults, especially those in aged care facilities, and the roles that social connection and counselling play in the wellbeing of older adults. For more information on the Wellbeing Clinic for Older Adults please visit this website or contact Dr Bhar at sbhar@swin.edu.au.

Duration:00:35:26

Dr Ben Mullings - Medicare Rebate

6/27/2018
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This week the Brainwaves team caught up with clinical psychologist Dr Ben Mullings. Dr Mullings speaks about his new initiative for better mental health services for all Australians along with the much debated Medicate Rebate Scheme. Tune into this Brainwaves podcast!

Duration:00:34:50

Radiothon: Fight For Your Mic!

6/13/2018
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This week is Radiothon - a chance to support the fantastic work of 3CR and to keep diverse voices broadcasting on air. This year's theme is "Fight For Your Mic", and on the show today the team talked about the importance of giving a voice to people with mental illness on radio and how to go about starting to change the stigma surrounding mental health. Thank you to all those who donated! It's not too late to pledge a donation to Brainwaves: you can call up the studio on 9419 8377 or head...

Duration:00:23:32

That's The Thing About Fishing

6/6/2018
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This week on Brainwaves, the team talked to Glenn Cooper, president and founder of That's The Thing About Fishing, a local non-for-profit that helps vulnerable people in the community through fishing trips. Glenn was also joined by volunteer Luke who talked about his experience of getting involved with fishing.To find out more about TTTAF, head to their website or their Facebook page here.

Duration:00:28:01

Montana Kitching - art & mental health

5/30/2018
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This week on Brainwaves, we talked to artist Montana Kitching, a Melbourne based illustrator who creates art that opens up a dialogue about mental health and insecurities. You can find Montana's work on her instagram or at her website here.

Duration:00:27:12

Well Together: Wellways Australia

5/23/2018
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On today's episode of Brainwaves, the team talked about the Well Together workshops run by Wellways Australia that are helping to build an understanding of mental illness in schools, workplaces and community groups.We interviewed Andie Coughlan, Community Education Program Manager at Wellways on how the workshops run and what they aim to achieve, as well as Stephen King, lived experience speaker and mental health advocate about his experience of sharing his mental health journey as a part...

Duration:00:23:19

Domestic & Family Violence Awareness Month: Kate from safe steps

5/16/2018
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This month is Domestic and Family Violence Awareness Month, a chance to raise awareness of the social and personal impacts of violence and to make aware of the support available for those affected.On today's Brainwaves we talked to Kate, a Survivor Advocate from safe steps, on her experience of family violence. safe steps is a Family Violence Response Centre who offer a 24/7 support line as well as online resources for understanding family violence. Content warning: domestic and family...

Duration:00:18:52

Dr Paul Fearne - Diary of a Schizophrenic 2nd Edition

5/9/2018
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Tonight on Brainwaves we welcomed back Dr Paul Fearne to the show. Paul is launching his book Diary of a Schizophrenic 2nd Edition later this month. We talk about his PhD, his experience of schizophrenia, and the writing of his poetry and books.His latest book will be launched at the Dax Centre in Parkville on the 24th of May from 6-8pm. More information can be found here.

Duration:00:19:41

Schizy Week Inc: Heidi Everett

5/2/2018
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This week on Brainwaves, the team talked to Heidi Everett from Schizy Week Inc. The Mojo Film Festival is happening later in May coinciding with Schizophrenia Awareness Week, and will be showing short films made by creators with a lived experience of mental illness.The festival will be held on Thursday the 24th of May from 6pm onwards at ACMI Federation Square, with tickets available on the ACMI website here. To find out more about Schizy Week Inc head to www.schizyjam.org.

Duration:00:21:44

CheckPoint - Pritika Sachdev

4/25/2018
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This week on Brainwaves, the team talked to Pritika Sachdev, Community & Social Media Manager of CheckPoint. CheckPoint is a non-for-profit organisation that connects mental health resources with technology and video games.To find out more about CheckPoint head to their Facebook page or their website at checkpoint.org.au.

Duration:00:22:19

Victoria Legal Aid - Hamish McLachlan

4/18/2018
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This week on Brainwaves, the team talked to Hamish McLachlan who is a managing lawyer of the Mental Health Program at Victoria Legal Aid. We discussed the issues in legal representation of people with mental health issues and the problems this creates in the community.For more information on Victoria Legal Aid visit www.legalaid.vic.gov.au or contact 1300 792 387 to get help with a legal problem.

Duration:00:23:10

Robert Martin

4/11/2018
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Today on Brainwaves, the team talked to Robert Martin on his lived experience. Robert is currently departing the corporate world to further his mental health journey and spoke to us about his childhood, his experience of being on and off medication for over thirty years, and the role stigma has played in his life.

Duration:00:26:06

Autism & Sleep: Dr Emma Scriberras

4/4/2018
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This April is Autism Awareness Month, and to kick things off on Brainwaves this week we talked to Dr Emma Scriberras. Emma is a clinical psychologist and lecturer in psychology at Deakin University and the Murdoch Children's Research Institute, and her research aims to investigate whether improving sleep could benefit children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.To find out more about the study or to participate head to sleepingsoundasd.com.au or contact the research team on (03) 9246 8937 or...

Duration:00:14:39

Sue Anderson - World Bipolar Day

3/28/2018
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This Friday the 30th of April is World Bipolar Day, a chance to bring awareness to bipolar disorders and provide information and sensitivity to people around the world.On this week's episode of Brainwaves, the team talked to Sue Anderson, author of One Mind's Manifesto and passionate mental health advocate. We talk about her experience of bipolar disorder and sleep apnea, how the writing of her memoir came about, and her strategies for learning to cope with mental ill-health. To find out...

Duration:00:27:14