Black Dog Institute is a global pioneer in the identification, prevention and treatment of mental illness and the promotion of well-being. Our unique approach incorporates clinical services with research, education and the voice of lived experience to reduce the incidence of mental illness and suicide, remove stigma and improve lives. Here you will find all of the Podcasts produced by the Black Dog including Expert Insights, Being Well and Emprac.
Health & Happiness: The impact of exercise - Expert Insights for Health Professionals
This Expert Insights panel session examines some of the predictors of poor implementation in the clinical space, and what practitioners can do to overcome these barriers to exercise. We also focus on some of the major benefits as well as emerging innovations in wellbeing and exercise.
Managing Sleep Challenges in Adolescents - Expert Insights for Health Professionals
This Expert Insights session covers sleep changes during this developmental period. We discuss established as well as emerging interventions for sleep. There is also a focus on working with families/caregivers, the use of digital technology, and working with or around demanding school schedules to improve adolescent sleep.
Exposure Therapy in Childhood Anxiety Disorders - Expert Insights for Health Professionals
This podcasts addresses the efficacy of exposure therapy in children with anxiety disorders and the barriers to implementation in everyday clinical practice. Moreover, the panel will also introduce strategies for effective delivery of this gold standard treatment to children, families, and schools.
Mental Health Support Following Natural Disasters - Expert Insights for Health Professionals
This Expert Insights explores the research findings on natural disasters and the short and longer-term impact on wellbeing. Moreover, we discuss best practice for supporting communities and individuals recovering from natural disasters, and the resources for mental health practitioners in these communities.
Managing Suicidal Risk in Adolescents - Expert Insights for Health Professionals
This Expert Insights session discusses the challenges, strategies, and research findings in managing suicidal risk in adolescents.
Rosie's life was impacted by an eating disorder. She's one of many Australian teenagers that have struggled with disordered eating. Rosie was fortunate enough to obtain treatment and she shares her story with us.
Her story is one of resilience, strength, community and power through knowledge.
Some of the things spoken about in this podcast may be distressing to some people. If you or someone you know find this content distressing and require assistance, please call LifeLine on 13 11 14 or beyondblue on 1300 22 4636.
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They're very good at medicalising the range of human experience.