Mentally Yours podcast

Mentally Yours

Metro.co.uk

A weekly mental health podcast from http://Metro.co.uk. Ellen Scott and Yvette Caster chat to people who have lived with mental illness, from shop workers to celebrities, to educate, empathise and challenge stigma. Ellen has OCD, depression and anxiety, Yvette has bipolar disorder and binge eating disorder. Both know what a lonely place mental illness can be. These podcasts offer hope and proof that things can improve. Published every Monday. Follow us on social media http://twitter.com/mentallyyrs or join the private Mentally Yours Facebook Group.

266 épisodes

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    Dopamine Nation

    39:26

    We're in an age of over-consumption... That's how Dr Anna Lembke, Author of the book, Dopamine Nation, sees it. She jumps onto Mentally Yours to talk about how addiction works, how the brain works, and how society maybe isn't working so well... Follow Mentally Yours on social media... www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs  Join our private Facebook group... www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742 
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    The Story Of Hope

    26:12

    How can you find the light after living in darkness for more than a decade? Katherine Elizabeth James knows how. She quit her job as a Marketing Consultant and started writing. She’s recently published a book called The Story Of Hope, which she hopes will help other people step out of the darkness (as she describes it) and into the light. On today’s episode Katherine is chatting to Yvette about bereavement, depression and, most importantly, hope.. Follow Mentally Yours on social media... www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs  Join our private Facebook group... www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742  And check out Katherine's work online too https://thestoryofhope.co.uk
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    World Mental Health Day: The Bottoming Podcast

    32:48

    To mark World Mental Health Day, Mentally Yours has collaborated with Brendan and Matthew from The Bottoming Podcast. They chat to Yvette and Ellen about mental health issues affecting the LGBTQ+ communities they talk about on their podcast. They also all share thoughts about what it's like making a weekly podcast about mental health. Follow Mentally Yours on social media... www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs  Join our private Facebook group... www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742  And listen to The Bottoming Podcast online www.bottomingpodcast.com. 
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    Mental Health Podcasting

    28:04

    This week’s podcast is a bit meta… Yvette and Ellen chat with Tom Davies from The Proper Mental Podcast about the ins and outs of making a mental health podcast (Tom has had loads of great guests, including the musician Frank Turner and his wife)! Follow Mentally Yours on social media... www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs  Join our private Facebook group... www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742  And check out Tom's work online: https://linktr.ee/propermentalpodcast
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    The L Word

    22:36

    Amy Perrin is the Founder of Marmalade Trust, an organisation that tackles loneliness in the elderly population. She catches up with Yvette about living in isolation, how to make new friends and looking ahead to Christmas... Follow Mentally Yours on social media... www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs Join our private Facebook group... www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742  And check out Amy's work online www.marmaladetrust.org. 
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    How Your Barber Can Help You Get Better

    24:24

    Tom Chapman is a Barber… as well an Author, a Speaker and a Mental Health Advocate! He set up the Lions Barber Collective, a charity which works to raise awareness of suicide prevention and to train Barbers to be better listeners to their clients.  He chats with Yvette about how Barbers can be better listeners, why a mullet is the best/worst haircut, and how the pandemic affected hairdressers AND the people having their hair cut! Follow Mentally Yours on social media... www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs Join our private Facebook group... www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742  And check out Tom's work online: www.thelionsbarbercollective.com. 
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    Prison Life

    32:21

    "You have to lose the things about you that could harm you" Chris Atkins was set to prison for tax fraud. He's now written a book about it all, called "A Bit Of A Stretch: The Diaries Of A Prisoner". He chats to Yvette about mental health support for prisoners. Where are we now and what's needed?  Follow Mentally Yours on social media... www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs  And join our private Facebook group... www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742 
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    World Suicide Prevention Day

    32:54

    World Suicide Prevention Day Every year organisations around the world get together to raise awareness about suicide prevention. Today that is what Mentally Yours is doing…  The latest suicides statistics showed that in 2018, in the UK and Ireland, more than 6,800 people died by suicide. Every life lost to suicide is a tragedy and we know that suicide is preventable, it’s not inevitable. On this special episode, Yvette chats with Andy Baines-Vosper. They discuss how to ask difficult questions, the power of listening and the resources available for people in need.  Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call 116 123 for free or go online at www.samaritans.org. 
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    Looking After Yourself (Whilst Also Looking After Others)

    30:33

    Katja is a Teacher with BPD (borderline personality disorder). She was diagnosed in 2021 following years of misdiagnosis and being refused help. She chats with Ellen about how being open with staff and students at the school is helping  to overcome the stigma attached with BPD.  Follow Mentally Yours on social media... www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs  And join our private Facebook group... www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742 
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    Under Recognised Mental Health Conditions

    30:38

    "It makes me feel like I’m constantly dreaming and emotionally numb" Joe Perkins has been suffering from depersonalisation disorder for more than a decade. But before he read an article about it, he didn't even know it existed. And, even after he started talking to his doctor about it, he wasn't diagnosed for a long time.  He chats with Ellen and Yvette about his story, his diagnosis and his new book!

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