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Mentally Yours: Juno Dawson

“I don’t think mental health cares how wealthy you are” Juno Dawson was born James Dawson and raised in West Yorkshire. She chats to Ellen and Yvette about dealing with drug addiction, and trans people and mental health. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group. Clean by Juno Dawson …
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The Problem Gambling Podcast, Season 3, Episode 10 – Interview with Nadine Ashworth, Peer Mentor at the NHS Northern Gambling Clini‪c‬

In this episode, Barry talks with Nadine Ashworth, Peer Mentor at the NHS Northern Gambling Clinic, about her lived experience of gambling addiction and recovery and her work, supporting others in their recovery. The podcast is proudly sponsored by Gamban. If you would like to support the podcast and the frontline work of the Project, …
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The Problem Gambling Podcast, Season 3, Episode 9 – The Cheltenham Survival Guid‪e

In this episode of the podcast, Tony and Barry discuss tips for making it through Cheltenham week, without relapsing into gambling. The podcast is proudly sponsored by Gamban. If you would like to support the podcast and the frontline work of the Project, by paying a €5 per month subscription you can do so here. …
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The Problem Gambling Podcast, Season 3, Episode 8 – Interview with Senator Mark Wall on Proposed Legislation to Ban Gambling Ad‪s

Interview with Labour Senator, Mark Wall, discussing his draft legislation, proposing a ban on gambling advertising in Ireland. The podcast is proudly sponsored by Gamban. If you would like to support the podcast and the frontline work of the Project, by paying a €5 per month subscription you can do so here.  (All Payments Show …
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The Problem Gambling Podcast, Season 3, Episode 7 – Mental Health (Focusing on Anxiety & Depression‪)‬

In this week’s episode of the podcast, Tony and Barry discuss the impact of a gambling problem on mental health – especially in terms of anxiety and depression.  We discuss the Therapeutic Lifestyle Change (TLC) approach to managing low mood, as well as discussing the importance of giving your mind a job to avoid over-thinking. …
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The Problem Gambling Podcast Season 3, Episode 6 – Wisdom From the 12-Step Approach to Recovery‬

In this episode of the podcast, Tony and Barry discuss the Serenity Prayer and the concept of taking recovery ‘One Day at at Time’. Co-hosted by addiction counsellors Barry Grant and Tony O’Reilly, from Extern Problem Gambling. The podcast is proudly sponsored by Gamban. If you would like to support the podcast and the frontline …
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The Problem Gambling Podcast, Season 3, Episode 5 – Interview with James Grimes (from The Big Step‪)‬

Interview with gambling reform campaigner, James Grimes, from the UK organisation, ‘The Big Step’ – a charity project that was founded in 2019 by a recovering gambling addict and by Gambling with Lives, a charity set up by bereaved families of young men who took their own life as a result of their gambling addiction. …
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The Problem Gambling Podcast Season 3, Episode 4 – How Can Gambling be Addictive?

In this episode of the podcast, Barry and Tony try to demystify some of the reasons why gambling can be so addictive.  This is based on a blog post, which can be found here.   Co-hosted by addiction counsellors Barry Grant and Tony O’Reilly, from Extern Problem Gambling. The podcast is proudly sponsored by Gamban. …
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The Problem Gambling Podcast Season 3, Episode 3 – Interview with Julie Hynes

Interview with Julie Hynes, Executive Director of the Oregon Council on Problem Gambling and a member of the Board of Directors of the U.S. National Council on Problem Gambling.  We discuss problem gambling in Oregon and across the United States, as well as the recent legalisation of sports betting.  We also discuss the growth of …
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Mad Chat: Episode 1- BoJack Horseman with Hannah Giorgis

Sandy chats with writer Hannah Giorgis about their favorite cartoon about an alcoholic horse, BoJack Horseman (on Netflix.com).
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The Problem Gambling Podcast Season 3, Episode 2 – Interview with Oisin McConville

Interview with Oisin McConville, All Ireland winning Gaelic Footballer, with Armagh and addiction counsellor with Sporting Chance.  Oisin has been one of the strongest advocates for recovery from gambling addiction on the island of Ireland.  In this episode, we discuss Oisin’s lived experience of recovery from gambling addiction, as well as his work with Sporting …
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The Problem Gambling Podcast Season 3, Episode 1 – Interview with Eoin Coyne

Interview with Poet and former Mayor of Youghal, Eoin Coyne, discussing Eoin’s lived experience of gambling addiction and recovery.  Check out a video of Eoin’s live performance of his spoken word poem, ‘Tunnel Vision’, here. Co-hosted by addiction counsellors Barry Grant and Tony O’Reilly, from Extern Problem Gambling. The podcast is proudly sponsored by Gamban. If you would …
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