Being a doctor, life on a psychiatric ward, recovery and creativity
Ali Blatcher was a a junior doctor, and a year ago she was admitted to a psychiatric ward. She talks to Stuart Hill about her experiences how self-care and support have helped her, and how creativity has been therapeutic for her as well as being a tool for raising awareness. We also discuss the BBC's loneliness experiment, our new Make it Count campaign and speak to the Foundation's new Chief Executive Mark Rowland about his vision for the future of mental health. Links Make It Count campaign BBC News Article on The Loneliness Experiment Minister for Suicide Prevention appointed Ali's Mental...
Children's mental health on World Mental Health Day 2018
Jane Caro talks discusses children's mental health and our new Make it Count campaign for World Mental Health Day 2018.
What is the best way to analyse mental health treatments?
How often have you thought about how your mental health treatment is analysed for its effectiveness? We discuss this and more in our latest podcast episode.
Jonathan Bartley: mental health and the economy
Jonathan Bartley spoke to Stuart Hill about mental health, the four-day week, universal basic income and more.
How a damaging work culture can affect mental health
Elitsa Dermendzhiyska talks about how she burned out due to a damaging culture in the start-up world she was working in, along with the power of sharing stories.
The life expectancy of people with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
This episode discusses themes around the paper: 'Mortality gap for people with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia'.
Overcoming the psychological scars of a knife attack
Will Flint tells us about his psychological recovery following a horrific knife attack that left him fighting for his life.
How much can increasing spending improve mental health care?
We are joined by the author of a major recent study to discuss government spending on mental health.
Internet gaming: good or bad for our mental health?
Our panel discuss internet gaming and the benefits and risks for our mental health.