Today on Brainwaves, we talk to Anto and Marina, two delegates from Indonesia. The pair have travelled to Australia in order to observe our mental health care system and advocate for safer practices in their home country. We discuss the differences between our mental health care systems, the problems people face in relation to stigma, and their future goals for mental health care in Indonesia.
This week on Brainwaves, we take a look back to all the big events that helped shape mental health care in 2016. We talk about the best and the worst of the year that has been, and look back on a collection of stories that formed our show throughout the year.
Today on Brainwaves, we talk to clinical psychologist Dr Christopher Mogan about hoarding disorder. The Anxiety Clinic defines Hoarding Disorder as a formal psychiatric disorder which is estimated to affect up to 5% of the population. Dr Mogan talks to the Brainwaves team about this disorder and the impact, his research, and ways people can receive help. To find out more information on Hoarding Disorder or to seek assistance, you can contact The Anxiety & OCD Clinic Melbourne at: 03 9420 1424, or visit their website at http://www.theanxietyclinic.com
Today on Brainwaves we talk to Sally Watkins, founder of The Wellbeing Navigator. Her site and app collates a wide variety of mental health resources in various media forms, such as podcasts, videos, ebooks and interactive therapy, and displays them all in one convenient resource. We discuss how her free website can help those struggling with various aspects of their wellbeing as well as their friends and carers. You can find The Wellbeing Navigator website at thewellbeingnavigator.com and view their Facebook page here.