In the last of the Headspace curated series of shows, this week’s program explores the lived experience of two young men, exploring mental health from 2 unique perspectives. In Part 1 of the program Mark explores self care when managing depression and anxiety, and in Part 2 Damian discusses mental health and healing in the context of family.
Panel Operator: Tu
Interviewers: Kathy, Mark, Lucy
Luke, Damian, Mark, Lucy, Canon and the Brainwaves team!
The second installment of our Headspace curated shows, this week we discuss disparity in youth service provision and non-binary gender through two compelling personal accounts. Part 1 discusses experiences with the mental health sector and provide strategies for help seeking in what can be very complex system of care. Part 2 explores the relationship between mental health, sexuality and gender identity.
This week’s informative program explored the perspectives of two radical young women, Melissa and Lucy, living with Autism. The show looked at how diagnosis, perceptions and stigma have shaped their lived experiences and mental health. The show also showcased the strength and resilience of young people in reclaiming identity and living outside diagnosis.
‘Celebrating Mental Health’ – celebrating Brainwaves and all things mental health related. On today’s show we are celebrating the anniversary of Brainwaves 5th Birthday and Mental Health Week 2015. Guest, Ben Rinaudo, creater and founder of Brainwaves talks about the origins of the program and what inspired its genesis. The Brainwaves team pick their favourite show highlights and reflect on the positives of having a lived experience of mental illness.
Panel Operator: Tu
Interviewers: Daniel, Kathleen, Kathy and Chiara
Ben and the Brainwaves Team celebrating 5 years of Brainwaves!
In light of Mental Health Week, the Mental Health Foundation are running events all week that people can get involved in. There are heaps of events that have already happened but plenty more coming up over the next few days…
Mad Hatters Tea Party on Saturday the 10th from 1pm – 3pm at Capra HC on 300 Old Geelong Rd in Hoppers Crossing. The afternoon tea is $10 per person, there will be trivia and people chatting to celebrate Mental Health Week. No need to book, just turn up!
Colourful Thoughts Art Exhibition, Tamara Marie is exhibiting her resin works which relate to mental health and reflect the surrounding issues, exploring the impact mental health conditions have on people and their families. The exhibit is on until Sunday 11th of October at the Kingston Arts Centre, 979 Nepean Hwy. http://www.tamaramarieart.com
Dan McGuiness, Mick Seymour and Adam Pollock from the BiPolar Bears in the Wild@heART Community showcase their music, discuss the origins of the band, their influences and how music and arts can be used as an outlet for recovery from mental health issues.