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Mentally Yours: Episode 100: Yvette Unedited

“I cried more than I thought I would”  In the first of a two-part series celebrating our centenary… Ellen chats to Yvette about her own mental health, living with bipolar disorder.  Let us know if you have any suggestions for stuff we should be talking about: @mentallyyrs on Twitter.
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GriefCast: Ep. 5 Katy Wix

Cariad talks to comedian and actor Katy Wix, (Not Going Out, Agatha Raisin and The Anna & Katy show) about the death of one of her oldest friends. As ever they talk about grief, the difficulties of losing someone you’re not related to and dealing with the pain through medication. You can tweet the show …
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Mentally Yours: A Practical Guide

Yvette and Ellen sit down in the park with writer, Emily Reynolds, to chat about some of the practical things people can do to overcome their own mental health issues! Emily has written about her depression, bipolar disorder and issues with hallucinations in her latest book, A Beginners Guide To Losing Your Mind.
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Mentally Yours: Schizophrenia

Erica Crompton suffers from Schizophrenia. She’s had difficulty holding down a job, battled with maintaining friendships and struggled to explain her illness to her parents. Stay in touch with Yvette and Ellen online: twitter.com/mentallyyrs.
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Mentally Yours: Bipolar II

Kate Leaver is a journalist, author, and former professional fairy. Ellen and Yvette chat to Kate about her bipolar one – when’s a good time to make massive life decisions, when’s a good time to sleep outside on the street and when’s a good time to take your meds!
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Mentally Yours: Food & Mood

McDonald’s in bed – chef and bipolar blogger Catriona Macdougall of Cook Yourself Happier tries to convince Yvette and Ellen to ditch their terrible junk food habits. But can food really affect your mood?
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A Mental Health Journey Podcast: #6: Medicated Me

In this episode, Conor talks about his journey with medication.  He has been on antidepressants since June 2019 and has had plenty of ups and downs on them. Here, he reflects on his initial resistance to medical treatment; his decision to start taking SSRIs; the change he made from Sertraline to Fluoxetine in October 2019; …
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Owning It: ‘Will I always feel this way?’ I answer all of your anxiety Qs

In this episode I have taken the opportunity to answer as many questions as I can fit into one listening. I cover everything from where I’m at with medication, whether or not going vegan can help with anxiety (can’t say that it does unless your anxiety is related to eating meat), how I cope with …
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Owning It: Vogue Williams shares her experience of anxiety

So in among the experts with whom I will consult to get you the most practical advice and tools you need to own your anxiety, I also try to sit down with people who are just like me – not professionals when it comes to anxiety – but those who’ve experienced it from one end …
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Owning It: Let’s Talk About Anti Anxiety Medication with Dr Rosie Plunkett

For this episode, we will do a deep dive into the world of anti anxiety medication. Rosie is a psychiatrist who deals with a lot of patients presenting with anxiety symptoms. She helps me to breakdown the different kinds of medication, how anti-depressants work in treating anxiety, what you need to know about the first …
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