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Melbourne’s drive-time radio show giving voice to people with mental illness. Produced and presented by people with lived experience of mental illness, Brainwaves brings you interesting guests, heart-warming stories, great information and some laughs as well.

Melbourne’s drive-time radio show giving voice to people with mental illness. Produced and presented by people with lived experience of mental illness, Brainwaves brings you interesting guests, heart-warming stories, great information and some laughs as well.
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Location:

Melbourne, VIC

Description:

Melbourne’s drive-time radio show giving voice to people with mental illness. Produced and presented by people with lived experience of mental illness, Brainwaves brings you interesting guests, heart-warming stories, great information and some laughs as well.

Twitter:

@MIFVic

Language:

English

Contact:

276 Heidelberg Rd Fairfield Melbourne, Victoria Australia 3078 +61 3 8486 4200


Episodes

Joe Bakhmoutski: Simplify Cancer

12/4/2019
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This week on Brainwaves we talk Joe Bakhmoutski from Simplify Cancer about his lived experience with mental health and his journey with cancer.http://simplifycancer.com/

Duration:00:27:02

Dr Leonie Deuhlmeyer: BEAT: Restoring 'brain health' in cannabis users

11/27/2019
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Tonight on Brainwaves we talk to Dr Leonie Deuhlmeyer about a current study she is working on "A Brain, Exercise and Addiction Trial: Restoring 'brain health' in cannabis users". This study poses the question: Can exercise reverse the effect that long-term cannabis use has on the brain.For more information or if you would like to participate in the study please click here

Duration:00:20:46

Phillipa Maloney-Walsh: Life Coaching and Neuro Linguistic Programming

11/6/2019
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Tonight on Brainwaves we talk to Phillipa about her role as a life coach and how she incoporates Nuero Linguistic Programming (NLP) into her coaching. Phillipa shares insights into how she has helped clients, what her passion is and why she became a life coach.You can find more about Phillipa's Life Coaching HERE

Duration:00:27:07

Chris Mackey - The Positive Psychology of Synchronicity: Enhance Your Mental Health With The Power of Coincidence

10/30/2019
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Tonight we talk to renowned Australian psychologist Chris Mackey about the new edition of his book The Positive Psychology of Synchronicity: Enhance Your Mental Health With The Power of Coincidence. Chris is also the resident psychologist on Channel 9's TV Show Destination Happiness.This episode of brainwaves does mention the topic of suicide, if you feel distressed due to this, you can call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Wellways' Helpline on 1300 111 500.To find out more about Chris Mackey and...

Duration:00:27:54

Salli's Lived Experience with Bipolar and Suicide Ideation

10/23/2019
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Tonight on Brainwaves we talk to Salli about her lived experience with bipolar, suicide ideation and the loss of her brother to suicide. Content Warning: Please note that this episode contains discussion that may be upsetting to some. If you find this episode distressing and need some support, please contact lifeline on 131114 or the Wellways helpline on 1300 111 500.

Duration:00:26:46

Greg Barns - The Corrections System, Mental Illness & Intellectual Disability

10/9/2019
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Tonight on Brainwaves we talk to high profile barrister Greg Barns about the history of treatment of people with mental illness and people with intellectual disability within the corrections system. Greg also talks about best practice worldwide and any improvements we hope to see in the future.

Duration:00:19:43

Phillipa's Lived Experience: Chronic Pain & Resillience

10/2/2019
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Tonight on Brainwaves Phillipa talks to us about her lived experience with Chronic pain after suffering a life altering event and how she managed to overcome adversity, and channel her experiences into supporting others as a life coach.

Duration:00:27:37

Ben's Lived Experience: Vapassana Meditation

9/18/2019
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Tonight on Brainwaves we talk to Ben about his experience with Vipassana meditation during his stay at a local Meditation Centre.

Duration:00:30:22

Team Discussion - Social Media & Mental Health

8/21/2019
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Tonight on Brainwaves the team discuss the impacts of Social Media on mental health.

Duration:00:26:20

James - All Access Holidays

8/7/2019
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Tonight on Brainwaves we talk to James from All Access Holidays, an NDIS provider that helps make travel accessible for everyone. We discuss the barriers that exist for people with a disability and what changes need to be made to make the world a more inclusive place for everyone regardless of their abilities.

Duration:00:28:04

Lorraine Hall - Our Little Secret

7/31/2019
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This week we speak to Lorraine Hall about her book Our Little Secret: A Woman’s True Story Of Healing From A Traumatic Childhood.Content Warning: This episode contains discussion surrounding childhod trauma and sexual abuse.

Duration:00:36:03

Sinead Taylor - TheACMProject

7/10/2019
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Tonight on Brainwaves we talk to Sinead Taylor about her lived experience with depression and suicide. Sinead talks to us about what led her to start TheACMProject and the importance of speaking about men's mental health. You can find more information about TheACMProject on their Facebook page and their Instagram page.

Duration:00:26:29

Elysia Anketell - Body Connection

6/26/2019
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Tonight on Brainwaves we talk to Elysia Anketell from The Body Love Collective. This is Elysia's second time on Brainwaves to hear her other show from the 24th April click HERE. On today's show we will be discussion the Body Connection - The relationship with our body and accepting and loving ourselves.

Duration:00:27:31

Paul Liknaitzky - Mind Medicine Australia

6/19/2019
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Tonight on Brainwaves we talk to Paul Liknaitzky from Mind Medicine Australia about the development of regulatory-approved and research-backed psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy for the treatment of mental ill-health in Australia.For more information on this research program click HERE

Duration:00:26:08

Radiothon 2019 - Power Radical Radio

6/12/2019
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This week on Brainwaves it's our Radiothon show as we discuss how Power Radical Radio supports Mental Health. To support Brainwaves, head to: https://givenow.com.au/cause442

Duration:00:28:34

Micaela - Volunteering at Wellways Helpline

6/5/2019
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This week on Brainwaves we talk to Micaela about her experience volunteering for the Wellways Helpline. We talk about the challenges and the rewards of volunteering for a peer support program.

Duration:00:21:29

Lived Experience: Mental Health & Gambling with Kate

5/29/2019
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Tonight on Brainwaves we talk to Kate Sommerville about her lived experience with PTSD related to a gambling addiction.

Duration:00:25:33

Dr Paul Fearne - Rimbaud, An Unheard Cry

5/22/2019
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This week on Brainwaves we welcome back Dr Paul Fearne to talk about his latest book 'Rimbaud, an unheard cry'You can read more about this book HERE

Duration:00:23:51

Internet & Gaming Addiction with Vasileios Stavropoulos

5/15/2019
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This week on brainwaves we talk to Vasileios Stavropolous about Internet & Gaming Addiction.

Duration:00:27:01

The Body Love Collective with Elysia Anketell

4/24/2019
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Today on Brainwaves we discuss The Body Love Collective with Elysia Anketell.If you would like more information please click HERE

Duration:00:37:55