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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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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

Supporting Your Family

1/7/2019
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"We had our ups and downs” For our first episode of 2019, Mentally Yours welcomes the Crilly Family - Mum Lynn, plus twins Samantha and Charlotte Crilly. They chat to Ellen and Yvette about the family dynamics of dealing with mental illnesses together. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:40:11

Christmas Special: Date Yourself

12/28/2018
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Ellen and Yvette chat about how treating yourself well, being kind to yourself and acknowledging that you matter can help your mental health over Crimbo! Part of a series of special podcasts over Christmas, helping you deal with some of the challenges of the festive period.

Duration:00:08:47

Christmas Special: Being Creative

12/27/2018
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Need to take your mind off stuff? Need something to do with your hands? Searching for a sense of achievement over Crimbo? Ellen and Yvette might have some answers for you… Part of a series of special podcasts over Christmas, helping you deal with some of the challenges of the festive period.

Duration:00:11:00

Christmas Special: Support A Good Cause

12/26/2018
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Christmas can be tough for many people. Causing loneliness and depression, or stress and that horrid feeling of being overwhelmed. Ellen and Yvette chat about how supporting a good cause over the festive period can help you feel better. Part of a series of special podcasts over Christmas, helping you deal with some of the challenges of the festive period.

Duration:00:08:17

Christmas Special: Getting Outside

12/25/2018
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Being out and about in nature might not fix your mental health, but it’s probably going to help! Ellen and Yvette chat about finding natural sunlight, clean air and getting away from the drama of Christmas. Part of a series of special podcasts over Christmas, helping you deal with some of the challenges of the festive period.

Duration:00:08:26

Christmas Special: Just Say No

12/24/2018
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We love Crimbo but we also know it can have its hang ups. One of the things about Christmas is that there is always an expectation to do loads of “stuff". How can you opt out to keep yourself healthy? Over this week Ellen and Yvette talk about some of the issues with Christmas and hopefully help some of you through. One episode a day for the seasonal period. Part of a series of special podcasts over Christmas, helping you deal with some of the challenges of the festive period.

Duration:00:08:26

Loneliness At Christmas

12/17/2018
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“We’re focussed on lonely fans” Maria Abraham is the Health Manager at West Ham United. She chats to Ellen about how the football club is working to help loneliness in the community. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:32:18

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