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Mentally Yours: Episode 101: Ellen Unedited

“I didn’t acknowledge it properly”  In the second of a two-part series celebrating our centenary… Yvette chats to Ellen about her own mental health, living with anxiety, depression and OCD.  Let us know if you have any suggestions for stuff we should be talking about: @mentallyyrs on Twitter.
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Mentally Yours: Dealing With Dad’s Suicide

“I did all the wrong things” Paul McGregor is the Founder of Men’s Fashion Mag. He lost his father to suicide when he was 18\. He chats to Ellen about the challenges he faced sharing his story, the lack of support for bereaved families and going out clubbing!  Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on …
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Mentally Yours: Looking After Your Mum

“She was doing as good a job as she could do” Ally Golden spent her childhood caring for her mum who had mental health issues. Now author of the book, A Good Soldier, Ally chats to Ellen about the impact her mum’s illness had on her and the support she wishes she’d had.  Stay in …
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You OK? Podcast: Pieta Special: Darkness into Light

To mark Darkness Into Light 2021, we discuss the significance of the event to those impacted by self-harm and suicide as well as exploring stories of recovery and supports available through Pieta.
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Mentally Yours: Addiction and Suicide

“He told me he was feeling a bit depressed” Poorna Bell is the author of the book Chase The Rainbow, a book about how her husband died by suicide. She chats to Yvette about her story. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.
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Mentally Yours: Actually Asking for Help

“Think of it as the ‘Just Eat’ of the mental health service” Jake Mills is the Founder of the app, Hub Of Hope. He chats to Yvette about his suicide attempt, men’s mental health and using technology to offer people support. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.
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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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Mentally Yours: Talking To Your Parents

“We’ve all found different ways to self harm” Henry Crew has suffered from anxiety and depressions, and has also lost friends to suicide. He chats to Ellen and Yvette about his Movember Motorcycle Challenge which kicks off this week.
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Mentally Yours: Coming Out

“I had a very difficult time coming to terms with my sexuality” Alexander Leon is a gay man of colour. Before coming out, at the age of 19 he attempted suicide. Ellen and Yvette chat to him about why so many people in the LGBT community suffer from mental health issues, especially depression.
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Mentally Yours: Fashion and Mental Health

“I was washing my hands 50 times a day” Wearing his issues on his sleeve. George Hodgson chats to Ellen and Yvette about his own anxiety and OCD, plus setting up his own mental health fashion brand, Maison de Choup, with 25% of proceeds to the charity Young Minds.
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Mentally Yours: Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

Boys and girls of the world… Have you ever heard of premenstrual dysphoric disorder? No? Well, this episode is for you! Sophia Pektar suffers from premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). Ellen and Yvette chat to her about the emotional stress, failures of her doctor and having babies.
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Mentally Yours: Living in a Mental Health Unit

Yvette and Ellen speak with Tina Campbell, who lived in a mental health unit having made several attempts to kill herself… No dressing gown, no pizza and no medication. If you have any requests for things you’d like Ellen and Yvette to talk about, please get in touch with yvette.caster@metro.co.uk.
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