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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

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

Boundaries - Team Discussion

4/17/2019
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This week on Brainwaves the team discusses boundaries, what they are, and how to create them.

Duration:00:31:12

Awakening Joy with Kate Outhred

4/10/2019
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This week on Brainwaves we talk to Kate Outhred about Awakening Joy - an insight meditation course.

Duration:00:26:13

Craig Maloney - Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

4/3/2019
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Today we talk to Craig Maloney about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Craig explains what ACT is and what the benefits are to chosing this therapy.

Duration:00:32:29

Craig Maloney - Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

3/27/2019
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Today we talk to Craig Maloney about Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and how it can help those who have been diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).

Duration:00:22:26

Terry - Wise Employment Programs

3/20/2019
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Today we talk to Terry about the Wise Employment programs Wise Ways to Work and the Champions program. You can find out more about their programs HERE.

Duration:00:32:32

Jo Malcolm-Black - Domestic Violence

3/13/2019
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On today's show we talk to Jo Malcolm-Black about Family Violence and the supports offered by Uniting. For more information on Safe Steps pleae contact 1800 015 188 or visit their website HERE If you have found anything in today's show upsetting please contact Lifeline on 13 11 14, or Wellways Helpline on 1300 111 500.

Duration:00:20:50

Rebecca's Lived Experience: Chronic Pain an Update

3/6/2019
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This week we catch up with Rebecca who last spoke to us in August 2018 about her lived experience with chronic pain after ankle surgery. Rebecca talks about what has changed over the last 7 months and the challenges she has faced both mentally and emotionally due to chronic pain. If you would like to listen to part 1 of Rebecca's story you can find it HERE.Content warning: this show contains discussion about depression and suicide. For support, please contact Lifeline on 13 11 14, or...

Duration:00:29:38

Art Therapist - Emma Finch

2/27/2019
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On this episode of Brainwaves we talk to art therapist Emma Finch about what she's been up to, and her upcoming art exhibition, The Black Dog: Making Sense: Art + Mental Health. The exhibition will be held at The Track from Thursday October 3rd to Sunday October 20th. Click here to find out information about Emma and the upcoming exhibition.

Duration:00:25:45

Returning to Study

2/20/2019
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This week on Brainwaves the team discuss their tips and lived experience of studying whilst maintaining good mental health.

Duration:00:29:53