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R U OK Day and the power of breathing

9/19/2018
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For RU OK Day, join Mark as he chats with campaign director Catherine Newton about how to start the conversation with friends and family. Also, Nikki talks with Shawna Barber of Sacred Centre about how breathing can shift those triggers deep within us.

Duration:00:27:59

Overcoming the failure cycle to help others

8/15/2018
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Mark chats with Luke McLean, founder of I am Worthmore, about his story of gambling addiction, depression and anxiety. And how seeking strategies to overcome the failure cycle helped him overcome his feelings of worthlessness. Nikki talks with Liza Perks, a Neuro Linguistic Programming practitioner, about how NLP can help rewire your brain to communicate better with your body, and shift mental health into the positive. Lastly, we hear from Mark Reedy an Army veteran who runs a program...

Duration:00:27:18

Tackling homelessness in Adelaide

8/15/2018
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Mark talks with a man living rough on the streets of Adelaide. We hear from Father Michael about the work he does at the Hutt St Centre helping those that are vulnerable and hungry. Plus we speak with Anthony, a man who was until recently homeless and has just got himself into accommodation, feeling safe for the first time in years. Also, Dave Thompson from the Suicide Prevention Network talks with Mark about how they are working within communities to help reduce suicide, breaking down...

Duration:00:28:45

Rural health and the gut/brain connection

8/15/2018
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Join Mark as he chats to Emma Gale about rural suicide and what is happening in our small communities to open up conversations around mental health. Including the support systems she is building in Cummins to offer socially inclusive events and activities to reduce the prevalence of suicide, anxiety and depression. Nikki chats with Professor Ma-Li Wong about her research into how our gut can profoundly impact our mental health, the implications that has for our physical health and what we...

Duration:00:27:28

A wounded veteran's 'post-traumatic growth'

7/16/2018
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Mark speaks with James Greenshields, an Army veteran who was hit by a roadside bomb in Iraq. James survived the blast but endured significant emotional trauma after returning home. He tells his incredible story of what he calls ‘post-traumatic growth’ and what he’s now doing to help others.

Duration:00:28:21

The impacts of mental ill health in the workplace

7/16/2018
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Mark speaks with Smiling Minds CEO Dr Addie Wootten about recent statistics released by Safework Australia regarding the effects of mental ill health on workers compensation claims. Plus, Mark shares some personal thoughts about his own struggles and what he’s grateful for while walking his beloved dog Jack.

Duration:00:28:29

When social media becomes an emotional battlefield

7/16/2018
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Mark speaks with psychologist Dr Chris Hamilton about his research into the effects of social media on our lives and mental health. Plus, Mark speaks with psychiatrist Dr Will Liaw for a low-down on ice addiction.

Duration:00:29:12

A wounded army veteran’s ‘post-traumatic growth’

7/12/2018
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Mark speaks with James Greenshields, an Army veteran who was hit by a roadside bomb in Iraq. James survived the blast but endured significant emotional trauma after returning home. He tells his incredible story of what he calls 'post-traumatic growth' and what he's now doing to help others.

Duration:00:28:21

The impacts of mental ill health in the workplace

7/5/2018
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Mark speaks with Smiling Minds CEO Dr Addie Wootten about recent statistics released by Safework Australia regarding the effects of mental ill health on workers compensation claims. Plus, Mark shares some personal thoughts about his own struggles and what he's grateful for while walking his beloved dog Jack.

Duration:00:28:29

When social media becomes an emotional battleground

6/7/2018
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Mark speaks with psychologist Dr Chris Hamilton about his research into the effects of social media on our lives and mental health. Plus, Mark speaks with psychiatrist Dr Will Liaw for a low-down on ice addiction.

Duration:00:29:12

Is our mental health system too complex?

5/17/2018
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Mark speaks to Professor Bernhard Baune, Head of Psychology at the University of Adelaide, about the state of South Australia's current mental health care system amid complaints that it's too complex for users to navigate. Mark also looks into new research linking arthritis to depression.

Duration:00:27:56

Why are Fijians so happy?

5/3/2018
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Mark travels to Fiji for a holiday and becomes intrigued by what makes Fijians such a happy and content people.

Duration:00:27:49

Promoting good mental health at UniSA

4/12/2018
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Mark sits down with Jordan Mumford, president of the University of South Australia's student association, to discuss what UniSA is doing to support good mental health and well being in students.

Duration:00:28:27

Mental health in an ageing population

3/9/2018
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Mark is joined by Susan Emerson and Catherine Broadbent from Helping Hand to discuss the mental health implications of an ageing population.

Duration:00:26:23

One-on-one with Quentin Kenihan

2/27/2018
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Mark is joined by Quentin Kenihan for an in-depth interview about disability and mental health. Filmmaker, writer, stand-up comedian, radio host, disability advocate, media personality, actor and film critic Quentin Kenihan has released an auto-biography, Not All Superheroes Wear Capes, about his lifelong battle with Osteogenesis imperfecta and dealing with a painful disability in the public eye.

Duration:00:27:01

Supporting good mental health in the workplace

1/30/2018
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Mark looks at mental health in the workplace and talks to Heather Jones about how her company Filtered Media proactively supports the mental health of its employees.

Duration:00:28:22

Mental health in the construction industry

1/16/2018
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Mark sits down with Mates in Construction CEO Michelle to discuss the mental health of our construction workers following the release of some surprising statistics.

Duration:00:28:28

Stress, anxiety and mental illness in sport

1/9/2018
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Mark is joined by athlete Jenny Williams to talk about mental illness in professional sport.

Duration:00:27:14

Mental health as an election issue

1/2/2018
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Mark is joined at the SA election forum on mental health by Labor MP and Minister for Mental Health Peter Malinauskas, service providers and others seeking to ensure mental health strategy is an election issue.

Duration:00:25:48

Living with someone with a mental health issue

12/21/2017
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Mark speaks to Graham Jeske from the Smith Family about the work they do with people caring for others with mental health issues.

Duration:00:28:01