Brainwaves – October 25 – Daryl’s lived experience – Veteran’s Health Week

This week isĀ Veteran’s Health Week. We talk to Daryl about his experience of serving as an apprentice musician in the army in the 1970s.

This show contains mentions of trauma, PTSD and sexual abuse. If you require any assistance please contact Helpline on 1300 111 500 or Lifeline on 13 11 14.

Panel – Lauren

Interview – Marni

Brainwaves – 23 August – Melanie Scott from Dogs 4 PTSD

On tonight’s show Rebecca and Alannah had the pleasure of interviewing Melanie Scott who is the founder and president of K9’s 4 Valour. Talking about her own experience and how her dog Paddington helps her, Melanie informed us about PTSD, First Responders and the role of PTSD Service Dogs.

For more information on the charity K9’s 4 Valour please follow the links:

https://www.k9s4valour.org/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8zXVhFi1Zg&t=13s

https://www.facebook.com/k9s4valour/

Panel – Marni

Interviewers – Rebecca and Alannah

 

Brainwaves – 25 March – Interview with Rae

This week, guest Rae speaks to her experiences as a nurse in PNG, the resultant acquired brain injury and epilepsy and her lived experience of mental illness and complex medical issues. Rae documents her journey with her own superb poetry.

Panneler: Kate
Interviewers: Kathy