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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

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:00:33:08

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:00:34:14

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:00:15:46

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:00:20:45

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:00:25:01

Juno Dawson

7/30/2018
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“I don’t think mental health cares how wealthy you are” Juno Dawson was born James Dawson and raised in West Yorkshire. She chats to Ellen and Yvette about dealing with drug addiction, and trans people and mental health. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group. Clean by Juno Dawson was published on 5th April by Quercus.

Duration:00:26:08

Tourette Syndrome

7/23/2018
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“People think it’s just swearing - it’s not” Amelia Perrin is a writer, who suffers from Tourette Syndrome. She chats to Ellen about doctors verses therapists, playground bullying, and the difference between compulsions and ticks. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:24:01

Helen Lederer

7/16/2018
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"The smallest thing can provide light" Helen Lederer is comic actress with credits, including Absolutely Fabulous and Naked Video. She recently hosted the Mind Media Awards and popped in to chat with Yvette and Ellen about depression on tour, ageism in comedy, and the issues with going onto a reality television show. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:32:19

Depersonalisation Disorder

7/9/2018
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Amy Louise Jones has experienced Depersonalisation Disorder. She and her husband, Ben Jones, chat to Yvette about what it is, how Amy deals with it, and how her partner, Ben, can support her. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:17:13

Matt Haig

7/2/2018
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"Everything we need in life, we've already got" Matt Haig is the author of the books "Reasons To Stay Alive" and "Notes On A Nervous Planet". He chats to Yvette about the catharsis of writing, using yourself as a test lab, and trying to avoid making comparisons with others. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:33:21

Postnatal Depression (With No Baby)

6/25/2018
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"I didn't know I could feel THAT rubbish" Laura Lexx is a comedian and performer. She chats to Ellen about feeling sad that she can't having a baby, feeling sad that she doesn't want to have a baby, and feeling sad because she feels so sad about the whole darn thing! Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:28:57

Mental Health In Fiction

6/18/2018
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"I wanted to write a book where the main character was mentally ill, without making their mental illness the subject of the plot" Tom Pollock is author of the book, White Rabbit Red Wolf. Yvette chats to him about bulimia, suicide and writing mental health in a novel. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:30:42

Dr Radha

6/11/2018
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“I think we’re scratching the surface of talking about mental health and getting it into the day-to-day conversation” Dr Radha is a BBC Radio 1 broadcaster and GP. She chats to Yvette about young people’s mental health issues, troubles in the NHS, and her new podcast, Life Hacks! Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:25:21

Actually Asking For Help

6/4/2018
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“Think of it as the ‘Just Eat’ of the mental health service” Jake Mills is the Founder of the app, Hub Of Hope. He chats to Yvette about his suicide attempt, men’s mental health and using technology to offer people support. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:24:36

Natasha Devon MBE

5/28/2018
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“Its difficult to speak about mental health every day” Natasha Devon MBE is the author of the book "A Beginners Guide To Being Mental". Sat with her husband, Marcus, Natasha chats about the support her partner has given her, finding new words to describe how you feel, and young people's mental health issues. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:23:10

Race And Mental Health

5/21/2018
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"We've become more sensitive to each other's needs" Rupen Kalsi is a Journalist at Metro.co.uk. She talks to Ellen about mental health in the Asian community, coming out to your family and giving her depression a name. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:21:28

Mental Health Awareness Week: Money Advice

5/18/2018
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"We just don't like to talk about money" Sarah Murphy is Head of Mental Health UK’s Money Advice Service. She chats to Ellen and Yvette about having too much money, not having enough money and finding ways to talk abut money! Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:19:24

Mental Health Awareness Week: Emma Gannon

5/17/2018
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"It's really important that women become more rich" Emma Gannon has written a book called The Multi-Hyphen Method, about making money on your own terms. She chats to Ellen about the gender pay gap, being open about your salary and confidence to set your own fees. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:24:31