8 episodes

A foundation supporting first responders who live with PTSD.

The Code 9 Foundation - PTSD Erin Cotter-Smith

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A foundation supporting first responders who live with PTSD.

    Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation: Episode 8 - Tony Walker

    Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation: Episode 8 - Tony Walker

    In this eighth episode of "Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation" we are joined by CEO of Ambulance Victoria, Tony Walker. Tony joins us to reflect on the journey AV has taken to change the culture around well-being and to break down stigma and normalise conversations around mental health.

    • 36 min
    Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation: Episode 7 - Jeff Kennett

    Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation: Episode 7 - Jeff Kennett

    In this seventh episode of "Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation", we are joined by former Victorian Premier, Liberal Leader, and founder of not-for-profit organisation Beyond Blue. Jeff joins us to reflect on his passion for promoting the importance of good mental health and we discuss his motivation for starting Beyond Blue, how he helped it grow into the world-leading mental health support organisation that it is today, and why he might just have been the right person to open up a dialogue about depression,

    • 27 min
    Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation: Episode 6 - Graham Ashton

    Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation: Episode 6 - Graham Ashton

    In this sixth episode of "Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation" we are joined by outgoing Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police, Graham Ashton. Graham joins us to reflect on his 40-year career in law enforcement, breaking down the stigma associated with mental health, and why he wishes he had of acted sooner to normalise the conversation around mental health and well-being within Victoria Police.

    • 31 min
    Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation: Episode 5 - Andrew Crisp

    Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation: Episode 5 - Andrew Crisp

    In this fifth episode of "Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation" we are joined by Andrew Crisp, Victoria's Emergency Management Commissioner. During his career, which includes experience in senior emergency management and policing leadership positions, Andrew has been involved in responses to a number of major incidents, such as the Ash Wednesday Bushfires, the 2009 Victorian Bushfires, Christchurch earthquake, Queensland floods, the 2017 Bourke Street Tragedy and more recently the 2020 bushfires and COVID-19 pandemic. Andrew joins us to discuss how he protects his mental health and well-being.

    • 30 min
    Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation: Episode 4 - Cameron Ling

    Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation: Episode 4 - Cameron Ling

    In this fourth episode of "Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation" former AFL footballer, three-time premiership player, and captain of the Geelong Cats, Cameron Ling joins us to reflect on the unique mental health challenges of playing - and retiring from - sport at the elite level.

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    • 40 min
    Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation: Episode 3 - Don Gillies

    Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation: Episode 3 - Don Gillies

    In this third episode of "Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation" we are joined by one of the Code 9 Family - Don Gillies. Don needs no introduction, a long career in both police and ambulance, and now a formidable voice for advancing the conversation around first responder mental health and well-being. Don joins us to discuss his passion for supporting well-being through mindfulness and yoga.

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    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

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4 Ratings

jayjobentom ,

Outstanding

Listening to these podcasts are very helpful, for those people looking for help to cope as you are never alone.

Geoff Reilley ,

Geoff Reilley

Outstanding podcast and a tribute to Mark Thomas’ dedication to such an important challenge.

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