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Mental health – when did everyone start taking it all so seriously? Yvette Caster and Ellen Scott of Metro.co.uk chat to a mystery guest each week and discuss all the weird stuff going on in our minds.

Mental health – when did everyone start taking it all so seriously? Yvette Caster and Ellen Scott of Metro.co.uk chat to a mystery guest each week and discuss all the weird stuff going on in our minds.
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United Kingdom

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Mental health – when did everyone start taking it all so seriously? Yvette Caster and Ellen Scott of Metro.co.uk chat to a mystery guest each week and discuss all the weird stuff going on in our minds.

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English


Episodes

Be Kind To Yourself

12/10/2018
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“What keeps us going is being nicer to ourselves” Shahroo Izadi is a Behavioral Change Specialist and Author of the book, The Kindness Method. She chats to Ellen and Yvette about dealing with addicts, self esteem and how to be kind to ourselves. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:27:31

Dealing With Dad’s Suicide

12/3/2018
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“I did all the wrong things” Paul McGregor is the Founder of Men's Fashion Mag. He lost his father to suicide when he was 18\. He chats to Ellen about the challenges he faced sharing his story, the lack of support for bereaved families and going out clubbing! Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:39:27

Looking After Your Mum

11/26/2018
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“She was doing as good a job as she could do” Ally Golden spent her childhood caring for her mum who had mental health issues. Now author of the book, A Good Soldier, Ally chats to Ellen about the impact her mum’s illness had on her and the support she wishes she’d had. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:34:44

Helping Bereaved Children

11/19/2018
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"She just said 'Dad died this morning'" Mark Lemon's Dad died when he was 12 years old. Now a children's author, Mark's latest book aims to help children to deal with bereavement. He chats to Ellen and Yvette about shock, family and awkward conversations. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:24:07

Do You Hate Pigeons?

11/12/2018
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"The big question is, why pigeons?" Chuck Mullin is a Cartoonist looking at the comic side of mental health. She chats to Ellen and Yvette about panic attacks, pigeons and her comic book, Bird Brain. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group. Check out Chuck online: https://twitter.com/charlubby

Duration:00:21:51

How Does Race And Gender Affect Your Access To Good Care?

11/5/2018
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"It's easier to be treated well if I code as heavily femme" Rianna Walcott is a Writer, Activist and Editor of mental health anthology, The Colour Of Madness. She chats to Ellen and Yvette about women of colour and mental health. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:33:10

Gay Shame

10/28/2018
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"Government is now acknowledging there is a problem" Matthew Todd is a multi award winning writer and author of the book "Straight Jacket, Overcoming Society's Legacy of Gay Shame”. He chats to Ellen and Yvette about homophobic bullying, trauma and the role of the media. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:51:48

Can You Get Over Being Ghosted By Your Best Friend?

10/22/2018
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“I didn’t think that it could happen” Sheena Kamal is a bestselling author and journalist based in Canada. She chats to Ellen and Yvette about the Canadian healthcare system, toxic relationships and how to deal with being ghosted by your best friend. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:36:27

Mental Health Is Not Mental Illness

10/15/2018
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"There needs to be some lines drawn" Jake Tyler completed a 3000 mile lap of the UK on foot, raising money for the Mental Health Foundation. He chats to Ellen and Yvette about suicide, the power of exercise and how mental health issues are perceived by the public. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:43:08

World Mental Health Day

10/10/2018
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"Now people want to talk" This is our mental health state of the nation. On World Mental Health Day we chat to Rachel Boyd, who works at the mental health charity Mind. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:28:51

Living With Dissociative Identity Disorder

10/8/2018
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"I came to on the edge of a train platform" Carol has dissociative identity disorder (DID), living with multiple distinct and relatively enduring personality states. She chats to Ellen and Yvette about DID - her work, her family and her therapy. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:31:18

What To Do If You Don't Like Yourself

10/1/2018
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What To Do If You Don't Like Yourself Kat Nichols is a blogger and writer who has suffered from mental health issues since the age of 14. She chats to Yvette about anorexia, self harm and writing about mental health - on her blog, for the magazine Happiful and Counselling Directory. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:24:12

Migraines

9/24/2018
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"I resisted the diagnosis" Lydia Ruffles has written about mental health as the author of the book, Colour Me In. She chats to Yvette about migraines, seeing and tasting colours, and writing about mental health! Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group. Oh, and check out Lydia at twitter.com/lydiaruffles.

Duration:00:28:11

Estée Lalonde

9/17/2018
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Estée is a YouTuber, Author and Influencer. She chats to Ellen and Yvette about dealing with a breakup, living life on the internet and launching her own podcast! Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group. Oh, and check out Estée at instagram.com/esteelalonde.

Duration:00:32:42

What Is It To Be A Man?

9/10/2018
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Darshan Sanghrajka is the Founder of Super Being Labs. He wants to redesign life so it works better for everyone! He chats to Yvette about his latest project Being Mankind, toxic masculinity and how we can help men open up. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group. Oh, and check out Darshan's work at superbeinglabs.org.

Duration:00:13:33

Addiction And Suicide

9/3/2018
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"He told me he was feeling a bit depressed" Poorna Bell is the author of the book Chase The Rainbow, a book about how her husband committed suicide. She chats to Yvette about her story. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:34:09

Developing A Creative Habit

8/28/2018
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“It’s about forming links where others might not” Dr Pragya Agarwal is the founder of social enterprise The Art Tiffin. She chats to Ellen and Yvette about being creative as a tool to manage your own mental health. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:35:15

The Mental Health Act

8/20/2018
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“The person being treated doesn’t have a say in their care” Danielle Hamm is the Associate Director For Campaigns And Policy at Rethink Mental Illness, and also a member of the Mental Health Act Independent Review Working Group. She chats to Yvette about what happens when people are detained and treated against their will. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:16:16

POC and mental health

8/13/2018
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“I don’t believe that anyone is 100% mental health wise” Internet Personality, Jouelzy, is the creator of the Smart Brown Girl movement. She chats to Ellen and Yvette about mental health in the black community, US politics and dealing with having a large social media following. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group. Check out Jouelzy online at instagram.com/Jouelzy.

Duration:00:21:15

What Should The Government Do About Mental Health?

8/6/2018
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"It's near impossible for me to see a GP" Carl Anka is a journalist, writer and broadcaster. He is also a Campaigner and Ambassador for CALM (The Campaign For Living Miserably) which focuses on men’s mental health. He chats to Yvette about self-diagnosis, why men struggle to talk about mental health issues, and the role of the Government looking after people in the UK. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:25:31