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The Open Journal (BlogCast) focuses on the many aspects of mental health; including illness, wellness, stigma and support and the lives affected by mental health.
Mike and his guests discuss a range of topics including: health, relationships, education, local events and product reviews.

Open Journal Mike Douglas

    • Health & Fitness
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The Open Journal (BlogCast) focuses on the many aspects of mental health; including illness, wellness, stigma and support and the lives affected by mental health.
Mike and his guests discuss a range of topics including: health, relationships, education, local events and product reviews.

    Ep228 Mental Health Blog Awards 2021

    Ep228 Mental Health Blog Awards 2021

    Looking back at this years Mental Health Blog Awards 2021 in July. With a recording of the Awards ceremony. We hear short insights from award sponsors and winners. 

    Find out more at mhblogawards.com



    Host: Mike

    @Mike_Douglas_ | openjournalbc.com  

    • 45 min
    Ep227 Im Back & Whats Coming Soon

    Ep227 Im Back & Whats Coming Soon

    A look back to the Mental Health Blog Awards 2021 and forward to World Mental Health Day and new 'discussion with' episodes. 



    Host: Mike

    @Mike_Douglas_ | openjournalbc.com 

    • 24 min
    Ep226 Break Time

    Ep226 Break Time

    With a Wedding and the Mental Health Blog Awards coming up in the next 6 weeks I am taking a podcast break. Ill be back in September, guests are already booked in. Have a great summer, lets talk soon. 



    Host: Mike

    @Mike_Douglas_ | www.openjournalbc.com 

    • 12 min
    Ep225 HUND

    Ep225 HUND

    In this episode I speak to Max, as he introduces us to HUND. Our discussion involves parental divorce and related childhood trauma. 



    Guest: Max

    @hund_shortfilm | facebook.com/hundashortfilm

    Host: Mike

    @Mike_Douglas_ | openjournalbc.com

    • 56 min
    Ep224 Clinical Trials & Research

    Ep224 Clinical Trials & Research

    In this episode I am joined by Kieran & Joe from St Pancras Clinical Research, as we discuss clinical trials, research and Kieran & Joe's experiences. 



    Guests: Kieran & Joe 

    www.stpancrasclinicalresearch.com | https://www.nihr.ac.uk | @stpancrasclinical

    Host: Mike

    www.openjournalbc.com | @Mike_Douglas_ 

    • 41 min
    Ep223 Podcast to Podcast

    Ep223 Podcast to Podcast

    In this episode I'm joined by Dawnmarie. We discuss wellbeing, podcasts self care and Dawnmarie's knowledge and experience of Multiple Sclerosis.



    Guest: Dawnmarie

    dawmariehealthyandfit.org | @dawnmariehealthyandfit | Podcast: Live with Dawnmarie

    Host: Mike

    @Mike_Douglas_ | openjournalbc.com

    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

ipod blue ,

Relaxed but moving conversations

This podcast authentically shines a light on what it’s like to experience mental illness. Mike builds a natural connection to every guest through his conversational interview style and non judgemental outlook. Truly a privilege to listen to.

pigletish ,

Important, warm and comfortable

I’m relatively new to your podcast and your tone is so relatable and kind. Mental Health awareness is an important pursuit and you’re doing great, KEEP DOING WHAT YOU ARE DOING.

Anneli (Pigletish)

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