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The See Me Podcast

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Our vision is to end mental health stigma and discrimination, enabling people who experience mental health problems to live fulfilled lives.

Our vision is to end mental health stigma and discrimination, enabling people who experience mental health problems to live fulfilled lives.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Our vision is to end mental health stigma and discrimination, enabling people who experience mental health problems to live fulfilled lives.

Language:

English

Contact:

0141 530 1049


Episodes

Saving Lives

9/10/2020
In the last of our Journey of a Social Movement series we are joined by Kevin O Neill, the NHS Distress Brief Intervention programme manger, who is talking about the work he has been involved with in supporting people who are in distress. Kevin also chats about his involvement in See Me, and work to tackle stigma across Scotland, since See Me first started in 2002. Before that Wendy joins Dee and Nick to chat about the sometimes confusing area of rights, and why we need to get it right in...

Duration:00:44:56

Changing the schools

9/3/2020
This week we are chatting to one of our youth champions and now youth workers Mairi. She speaks about the impact of what it is like to be a young person struggling with your mental health, and how it feels when you do something that changes the way people think. Before that Laura joins Dee and Nick for a chat about the issues young people in Scotland face. We'd love to hear your opinions on the podcast, let us know what you think here www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/1HDB0M/ Music by Losing Ground

Duration:00:43:22

200 Champions

8/27/2020
This week the See Me team are chatting with Heidi from the Moray Wellbeing Hub on how they have used the strengths of a smaller rural community to create a huge group of champions. Heidi also chats about how things have changed across mental health in the last few years. Before that Dee and Nick are joined by Toni and Clare from the See Me team to chat about the impacts of social movements. We'd love to hear your opinions on the podcast, let us know what you think here...

Duration:00:53:58

Meaningful Movies and Wise Words

8/20/2020
We're really excited to bring you another Anti Stigma Summer Sessions special this week. Our volunteers are hosting an event looking at the meaningful movies and wise words that have inspired them, or changed the way they thought about their own mental health. Maeve, Lynn, Dee and Nick chat are also chatting about the impact of the summer sessions so far, and some of our highlights. We'd love to hear your opinions on the podcast, let us know what you think here...

Duration:00:54:51

More Than My Mental Health

8/13/2020
This week we have another Anti Stigma Summer Sessions special, as we feature one of our Live events from this month, More Than My Mental Health Poetry Edition. We will be chatting with our volunteers about our volunteers sharing and discussing poetry, pets and our lives during lockdown. We will also be discussing the importance of seeing an entire individual and how this helps challenge the stigma around mental health problems. Dee, Nick, Lynn and Maeve will also be catching up to discuss...

Duration:01:11:31

I wish I'd had that

8/6/2020
This week Dee and Nick are joined by two of our youth workers Ollie and Becky to chat about mental health in schools, the stigma young people face, and how long it takes to make a bed as tall as Dee. Our feature interview is with our youth champion Sally, speaking about her experiences of struggling with her mental health while growing up. We'd love to hear your opinions on the podcast, let us know what you think here www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/1HDB0M/ Music by Losing Ground

Duration:00:53:32

Working Together

7/30/2020
This week Nick and Dee are joined by our social movement manager Toni, as we chat about the impact of multiple forms of discrimination. The feature interview is with Janis from deafScotland, speaking about the impact of mental health stigma and discrimination on people affected by deafness in Scotland. You can download a full transcript of the podcast here https://seemescotland.org/media/9879/janis-podcast-transcription.pdf We'd love to hear your opinions on the podcast, let us know what you...

Duration:00:39:17

Other Tongues Part 2

7/23/2020
This week we have the second in a two part special, as we chat about our Anti Stigma Summer Sessions, and chat to author Spencer Mason about his book Other Tongues. Spencer is reading extracts from the book, as well as speaking about the stigma he has faced due to his diagnosis, schizoaffective disorder. We'd love to hear your opinions on the podcast, let us know what you think here www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/1HDB0M/ Music by Losing Ground

Duration:01:05:43

Other Tongues

7/16/2020
This week we have the first in a two part special, as we chat about our Anti Stigma Summer Sessions, and chat to author Spencer Mason about his book Other Tongues. Spencer is reading extracts from the book, as well as speaking about the stigma he has faced due to his diagnosis, schizoaffective disorder. We'd love to hear your opinions on the podcast, let us know what you think here www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/1HDB0M/ Music by Losing Ground

Duration:01:01:49

A Chat With The Chief Nurse

7/9/2020
This week our feature interview is with Scotland's Chief Nurse, Fiona McQueen, who chats about why she wants to end stigma for both patients, and all nurses. Regular hosts Dee and Nick are also joined by our health care improvement advisor Tom and monitoring officer Clare to chat about issues in health care. We'd love to hear your opinions on the podcast, let us know what you think here www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/1HDB0M/ Music by Losing Ground

Duration:00:46:34

It Doesn't Get More Powerful

7/2/2020
This week Dee and Nick are joined by See Me's health and social care improvement adviser Tom and our feature interview is with Linda Findlay, the associate medical director of NHS South Lanarkshire. We're chatting about Linda's role in advising See Me, how national methods of tackling stigma have been rolled out in Lanarkshire and what steps we need to take in health care. We'd love to hear your opinions on the podcast, let us know what you think here www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/1HDB0M/ Music by...

Duration:00:54:49

Swimming with Dolphins

6/25/2020
This week Dee and Nick are joined by Clare, See Me's monitoring and research officer to chat about the impact of stigma and discrimination in workplace, communities and the difference sharing your story can make. The feature interview this week is our volunteer Susan, who has been having huge impacts in all these areas of her life. We also hear how volunteering to tackle mental health stigma led to her swimming with dolphins. We'd love to hear your opinions on the podcast, let us know what...

Duration:00:38:03

I would drive 500 miles

6/18/2020
This week Dee and Nick are joined by our social movement officer Lynn, to chat about how activists are making a difference in workplaces and communities all over Scotland. Our feature interview is from our Champion Karen, who with fellow Champion Suzie, has gone on three epic 600 mile road trips around Scotland for Time to Talk day. Hear about how they got on out on the road, as well as how Karen has been influencing workplaces, and See Me itself. We'd love to hear your opinions on the...

Duration:00:53:16

Why Don't People Understand?

6/11/2020
In this episode Dee and nick are joined by Davy from See Me's social movement team. Our feature interview is from our Champion Liam, speaking about his experiences of schizophrenia and the stigma that comes with that. He also speaks about starting a choir where he can bring people together in a safe space. The team discuss why some mental health condition still experience more stigma than others. We'd love to hear your opinions on the podcast, let us know what you think here...

Duration:00:44:42

Men, Work and Mental Health

6/4/2020
This week Dee and Nick are joined by our workplace manager Patty and monitoring officer Clare. Our feature interview this week is with our Champion Gary about the huge impact he has made at his work in tackling mental health stigma and discrimination, which has led to a change in his career. He also chats about starting up his own men's peer support group, Mind the Men. You can find out more about the journey of our social movement at https://report.seemescotland.org/. We'd love to hear your...

Duration:00:49:31

Don't Judge a Book

5/28/2020
This week in our Journey of a Social Movement podcast we are joined by our champion Bridget, who speaks about how she has gone from never wanting to speak in public, to leading hundreds of people in community events and creating her own project to speak about mental health based on books. This week Dee and Nick our joined by See Me social movement officer Maeve. We'd love to hear your opinions on the podcast, let us know what you think here https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/1HDB0M/ Music by...

Duration:00:45:01

Gail Porter Chats About her Journey with Mental Health

5/21/2020
TV presenter and mental health campaigner chats to See Me about her experiences of struggling with her mental health, her life, and what we can all do to help tackle stigma. We also have a chat from the See Me team, as Dee and Nick are joined this week by Graeme. We'd love to hear your opinions on the podcast, let us know what you think here https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/1HDB0M/ Music from Losing Ground

Duration:00:37:01

Don't Stop Talking

4/7/2020
This week the See Me team sit down to chat about how people's mental health is being impacted during the COVID19 outbreak. They'll be chatting about highs and lows during lock down, how people are staying connected, what role tackling stigma has right now, our Pass the Badge campaign, and three of our volunteers chat about how they've been looking after their mental health over the last few weeks. Music as always from Losing Ground.

Duration:01:01:31

Time To Talk

2/13/2020
Nick, Dee and Davey look back at last week's Time to Talk day, chatting about music at the National Portrait Gallery, finger painting at university, taking a home made jelly fish 700 miles around Scotland and why people avoid talking about mental health. We also have interviews from our volunteers Suzie and Karen on their Time to Talk Tour and Jenn, on her experiences. Music from Losing Ground.

Duration:00:33:24

Communities, Christmas and Time to Talk

12/18/2019
Nick, Davey and Maeve sit down to chat about the work that See Me volunteers are doing to tackle stigma in communities across Scotland. They also look back at some of their highlights from See Me over the last year, chat about Time to Talk Day, and Christmas. See Me volunteer Tina McGuff also sits down to chat with Jenny from Breakthrough in Dundee and Anne, from the Linda Tremble Foundation. Music from Losing Ground

Duration:00:42:22