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A podcast discussing mental health, particularly with a focus on Cornwall. Recorded at the studios of Source FM and in collaboration with Cornwall MIND.

We’ll be discussing all things mental health related, with presenters in the studio and our team of contributors out and about around Cornwall. There’ll also be information about events and resources which you can access to improve your mental well-being and manage your mental health.

If you’d like to contribute to the show in any way, please get in touch...
Produced with support from Cornwall Rural Community Charity

A Space To Speak Your Min‪d‬ A Space To Speak Your Mind

    • Mental Health
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

A podcast discussing mental health, particularly with a focus on Cornwall. Recorded at the studios of Source FM and in collaboration with Cornwall MIND.

We’ll be discussing all things mental health related, with presenters in the studio and our team of contributors out and about around Cornwall. There’ll also be information about events and resources which you can access to improve your mental well-being and manage your mental health.

If you’d like to contribute to the show in any way, please get in touch...
Produced with support from Cornwall Rural Community Charity

    Resilience and Stress Management through lockdown

    Resilience and Stress Management through lockdown

    This month we're talking about "resilience" and how lockdown is continuing to affect people .

    Jane talks to Ian about his experience of depression during lockdown.

    We have a conversation around the taboo of Women's Health with Victoria Steele, Chief Superintendent Pharmacist at Lloyds Pharmacy.

    Richard speaks with Dan about the mental health effects of Huntingdon's Disease.

    https://justgiving.com/fundraising/hd28for28

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p07kfjmr

    Plus we have a chat about Mindfulness in Lockdown with Neil Shah, Chief De-Stressing Office at The Stress Management Society, London.

    www.stress.org.uk/stressawarenessmonth


    “A Space to Speak Your Mind” is produced in collaboration with Cornwall Mind:

    https://cornwallmind.org/what-we-do/community-minds/


    and with the support of Cornwall Rural Community Charity:

    www.cornwallrcc.org.uk/


    More support at:

    www.samaritans.org/

    (116 123)

    • 49 min
    Time to Talk Day 2021

    Time to Talk Day 2021

    Time To Talk Day is Thursday 4th February 2021. The theme of this year is "the power of small".

    https://www.time-to-change.org.uk/get-involved/time-talk-day

    Max Pemberton, an author and Doctor talks to us about the "Better Health - Every Mind matters" campaign which Mind is supporting.

    https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

    We have Specialist Nurse Caroline Harper discussing young people and their mental health, particularly in lockdown.

    https://www.bupa.co.uk/mental-health

    We also have Adrian who runs a cafe in Looe who is allowing people to buy tokens for others to have a free coffee and is setting up a monthly breakfast club, talking to Scott, about his journey around mental health for "Time To Talk Day".

    Amanda Hudson from Life MOT talks about positive conversations,

    www.lifemot.co.uk


    Jerry and Amelie have their thoughts on Time To Talk Day, and Jess has a poem for us.

    “A Space to Speak Your Mind” is produced in collaboration with Cornwall Mind:

    https://cornwallmind.org/what-we-do/community-minds/

    and with the support of Cornwall Rural Community Charity:

    www.cornwallrcc.org.uk/

    More support at:

    www.samaritans.org/ (116 123)

    • 49 min
    Open Spaces, Dance, Digital Health and Prevention of Cyber Bullying

    Open Spaces, Dance, Digital Health and Prevention of Cyber Bullying

    This month we learn how open spaces can help our mental health with Professor of Psychology, Jonathan Freeman


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    We hear about how to improve our Digital Health with psychotherapist Zoe Aston and Dave Newton from Microsoft


    www.instagram.com/yourmentalhealthworkout


    We find out how dance can improve our mental health with Hayley Newton from the Salsa Bonita school in St Austell


    https://www.facebook.com/SalsaBonitaStAustell


    We also speak about how to tackle Cyber Bullying with Safeguarding expert, Charlotte Aynsley


    And Amanda Hudson has her thoughts on the New Year, find out more at www.lifemot.co.uk

    “A Space to Speak Your Mind” is produced in collaboration with Cornwall Mind:

    https://cornwallmind.org/what-we-do/community-minds/


    and with the support of Cornwall Rural Community Charity:

    www.cornwallrcc.org.uk/

    More support at:

    www.samaritans.org/ (116 123)

    • 43 min
    Grief Awareness Week in Kimberley Park - Podcast Exclusive

    Grief Awareness Week in Kimberley Park - Podcast Exclusive

    On December the 8th to mark National Grief Awareness Week, sites around the UK lit up yellow to raise awareness about grief. The ASTSYM team went to the event in Kimberley Park in Falmouth to find out more. The event is an attempt hope to try and normalise grief and get people talking about this typically uncomfortable subject on a national platform.

    To find out more about Good Grief Trust you can go to thegoodgrieftrust.org

    • 9 min
    Pets and our Mental Health, Christians Against Poverty, and Cornwall Christmas Box

    Pets and our Mental Health, Christians Against Poverty, and Cornwall Christmas Box

    This month Scott talks to Kathryn Smith about the use of Therapy Dogs;

    https://sensoryproject.org/about-us/kath-smith/

    www.assistancedogs.co.uk

    and Gareth from the Truro Cats protection about the benefits to our mental health of owning pets.

    www.cats.org.uk/cornwall


    Jane speaks with Jacqui from Christians against poverty,

    www.capuk.org

    Jo is talking to Cornwall Christmas Box

    www.cornwallchristmasbox.co.uk

    and Amy Hagerty about Cornwall Christmas by local.

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/883998285467961/


    Amanda is discussing "5 ways to well-being"

    www.lifemot.co.uk

    and Jess has some thoughts about getting through what for all of us will be a very different Christmas.



    “A Space to Speak Your Mind” is produced in collaboration with Cornwall Mind:

    https://cornwallmind.org/what-we-do/community-minds/


    and with the support of Cornwall Rural Community Charity:

    www.cornwallrcc.org.uk/

    More support at:

    www.samaritans.org/ (116 123)

    • 59 min
    The Newquay Bluetits, Quiet Connections and Riley Jayne with “Home This Christmas”

    The Newquay Bluetits, Quiet Connections and Riley Jayne with “Home This Christmas”

    This month with the new lockdown restrictions we have some practical ways to get through it and maintain good mental health.

    We also have Stacie and Hayley from Quiet Connections https://quietconnections.co.uk/
    on the show talking about social anxiety and loneliness.

    There's also the Newquay Bluetits discussing the benefits of cold water swimming.

    Amanda Hudson from Life MOT www.lifemot.co.uk speaks about Visualisation.

    And we have the first interview with 18 year old Riley Jayne about her new song "Home This Christmas" raising money for Devon Mind and Cornwall Mind and how you can be in the music video, and we have an exclusive live play of her song. https://homethischristmas.co.uk/

    A Space to Speak Your Mind is produced in collaboration with Cornwall Mind: cornwallmind.org/

    and with the support of Cornwall Rural Community Charity: www.cornwallrcc.org.uk/

    More support at : www.samaritans.org/ (116 123)

    • 59 min

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