40 episodes

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.

If you’d like to contribute to the show please get in touch:


aspacetospeakyourmind@gmail.com


Produced with support from Cornwall Rural Community Charity

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

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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.

If you’d like to contribute to the show please get in touch:


aspacetospeakyourmind@gmail.com


Produced with support from Cornwall Rural Community Charity

    Local Mind Week - The Cornwall Mind Skydive & Mermaids for Mind

    Local Mind Week - The Cornwall Mind Skydive & Mermaids for Mind

    This month we’re highlighting Local Mind week that takes place from the 1st to the 5th of August. A chance to find out about the work Cornwall Mind does within the community.

    We hear from the Mermaids for Mind in Newquay.

    https://www.facebook.com/thecornishmerpod

    https://www.facebook.com/NewquayMerpod/

    Also, we hear what happened on the Cornwall Mind Skydive.

    Plus, Jerry Padfield speaks to Peta Temple who is lived experience lead for the complex emotional difficulties team about their involvement in the Community Mental Health Transformation.

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

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

    With the support of Cornwall Rural Community Charity:

    www.cornwallrcc.org.uk/

    More support at:

    www.samaritans.org/ or call 116 123

    There is also a new 24/7 NHS local urgent mental health response phone line. Its free to access by anyone, any age on 0800 038 5300

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    • 46 min
    The Power of Positivity, LGBTQ+ & Employment Opportunities, Dr. Amir Khan; Mental Health & Hair Loss

    The Power of Positivity, LGBTQ+ & Employment Opportunities, Dr. Amir Khan; Mental Health & Hair Loss

    On this month’s programme we discover the power of positivity with expert in positive psychology, and board member at Action for Happiness, Vanessa King.

    www.actionforhappiness.org

    Dr Amir Khan tells us how taking a break for our Summer Holidays can help our mental health.

    Jerry Padfield,lived experience co-ordinator at Cornwall Mind speaks to Dr Jeremy Sandbrook about his involvement in the Community Mental Health Transformation.

    We find out the effect of hair loss on our mental wellbeing with Jordanna Corbella, Hair stylist and author of The Mindful Hairdresser.

    And as we look back on Pride Month we’ll be asking if employers are doing enough to make the workplace more welcoming for the LGBTQ+ community with Head of Employer Insights at Indeed UK, Danny Stacey.

    https://uk.indeed.com/career-advice

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

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

    With the support of Cornwall Rural Community Charity:

    www.cornwallrcc.org.uk/

    More support at:

    www.samaritans.org/

    (116 123)



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    • 51 min
    Cornwall Mind Firewalk, David Domoney on Gardening and our Mental Health & Young People Fundraising

    Cornwall Mind Firewalk, David Domoney on Gardening and our Mental Health & Young People Fundraising

    As we enter the summer months Chartered Horticulturalist and TV presenter David Domoney and Author of Psychology of gardening, Harriet Gross will be discussing how more of us are taking to Gardening to help our mental health.

    www.cultivationstreet.com

    www.lovethegarden.com

    Mark Jackson from Marie Curie will be explaining why the organisation is calling on the UK Government to give 25,000 terminally ill people early access to their state pension.

    www.mariecurie.org/poverty

    We’ll hear from those who took part in the recent Cornwall Mind Firewalk at the Headland Hotel in Newquay.

    Lisa Aubrey, Head of Community Fundraising from Save the Children will be explaining how young people are leading the way with fundraising to support people more vulnerable than themselves.

    www.savethechildren.org.uk/fundraisers

    We’ll be speaking with Aaron (pictured) who is walking the whole length of Britain to raise awareness of mental health and the homeless.

    https://www.facebook.com/helpnhealin

    Phillippa Brown, a Home Energy Expert, will be telling me us why the cost of looking after family and friends who are older, disabled or seriously Ill is affecting unpaid workers.

    www.smartenergygb.org

    And Jo has some exciting news about the new Cornwall Mind wellbeing groups that are starting up soon.

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

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

    With the support of Cornwall Rural Community Charity:

    www.cornwallrcc.org.uk/

    More support at:

    www.samaritans.org/

    (116 123)

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    • 37 min
    Mental Health Awareness Week 2022- Bonus Podcast with Dr.Alex George and Money Helper

    Mental Health Awareness Week 2022- Bonus Podcast with Dr.Alex George and Money Helper

    It’s Mental Health Awareness week from 9th to 15th May 2022.

    Here’s a special extra podcast with UK Youth Mental Health Ambassador, Dr. Alex George, talking about opening up about our mental health.

    We also chat to Sarah Porretta from the Money and Pensions Service

    www.moneyhelper.org.uk

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

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

    With the support of Cornwall Rural Community Charity:

    www.cornwallrcc.org.uk/

    More support at:

    www.samaritans.org/

    (116 123)

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    • 10 min
    Safe Spaces, Sea Sanctuary, Nuffield Health and Community Mental Health Transformation

    Safe Spaces, Sea Sanctuary, Nuffield Health and Community Mental Health Transformation

    On this month’s show, as it’s Mental Health Awareness week from 9th-15 May we’ll be finding out how our Mental Health has been over the last year with Gosia Bowling, the Emotional Lead at Nuffield Health.

    https://www.nuffieldhealth.com/healthiernation


    Jerry Padfield, lived experience co-ordinator at Cornwall Mind will be telling us about the Community Mental Health Transformation.

    jerry@cornwallmind.org


    We’ll be finding out about new safe spaces that are available for those experiencing domestic abuse with Jackie Uhi, from HSBC UK and Jo Tilley-Riley from Hestia.

    https://uksaysnomore.org/safespaces

    You can hear our conversation with Georgia Lewis, Community Fundraiser for Sea Sanctuary on the last day of the Porthleven Food and Music Festival.

    https://www.seasanctuary.org.uk/

    Plus Dr Nina Bal from E4’s Body Fixers, who is a Cosmetic Dental Surgeon and Advanced Facial Aesthetics Clinician about how we look can affect our mental health and the pros and cons of having cosmetic surgery.

    https://www.saveface.co.uk/

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

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

    With the support of Cornwall Rural Community Charity:

    www.cornwallrcc.org.uk/

    More support at:

    www.samaritans.org/

    (116 123)



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    • 41 min
    Gambling, Divorce Laws, Housing and Spring Cleaning

    Gambling, Divorce Laws, Housing and Spring Cleaning

    On this month's show with the growing housing shortage, we’ll discover the impact that this is having on our mental health and finding out about the Community Grants programme that’s open to charities with Craig Taylor, Senior Manager, Social Investment, Nationwide Building Society.

    www.nationwidecommunitygrants.co.uk

    The effect of divorce on our mental health and our children could be eased with ‘No fault divorce’ which will allow couples and civil partnerships to leave each other without forcing blame and explaining this is Sebastian Burrows who is a Managing Partner at Stowe Family Law.

    With one person every hour contacting the national gambling treatment helpline Zoe Osmand, the CEO of Gamble Aware tells us how this affects the mental health of those addicted and their families and how they can seek support.

    www.begambleaware.org

    or call for free on 0808 8020 133

    Also we’ll be finding out how we can lift our mood with a spring clean with TV’s Queen of Clean, Lynsey Crombie.

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

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

    With the support of Cornwall Rural Community Charity:

    www.cornwallrcc.org.uk/

    More support at:

    www.samaritans.org/

    (116 123)


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    • 34 min

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