Men Are Nuts a podcast about mental health in society. Mental health the causes the effects the remedies. Let’s bring men together to talk, as you never know we might just save a life
Kat khosrowyar former Head coach Iran U19s football team - building a bridge using football
Kat khosrowyar played for and eventually managed the Iran u19s woman’s national team for a total of 14 years. She became the first woman representing Iran to receive the FIFA/AFC A Licence, she was also nominated Best Coach of Asia. she has two Masters Degrees a TEDx speaker and has had many documentaries and publications charting her career. She talks about her passion and mission to champion for women’s rights to play football and sports. We talk about the challenges she faced and how her mental health was affected from burn out. Listen to kats story and her meteoric rise.
Richard Pryor Mental Health/Wellness Advocate - Being mindful about what we say about mental health
Richard Pryor is a mental health wellness advocate and is very passionate about his work. On this episode we talk about why we need to be mindful about what we say and how we say things when addressing mental health. Richard has a had a varied career and has worked with Dr Chris Steele a TV personality, talent scouting for Kerrang Radio as well as hosting his own radio show. He has also secured senior political leadership support and high profile celebrity ambassadors for social projects including animal welfare where he is a big advocate. He is an avid Aston Villa FC supporter and is hoping the glory days are back around the corner. Richard is extremely grateful for working in the field or mental health.
Roisin Wood OBE ex Chief Executive Kick it Out - growing up in N.Ireland and tackling diversity.
Roisin Wood comes onto the show to talk about her journey growing up in Northern Ireland. She talks about her family not being accepted in society and being a catholic in a loyalist town. They were subjected to physical and verbal abuse on a daily basis and had to learn to run to cope. Roisin always wanted equality and fairness. She eventually worked with the reintegration of ex political prisoners as part of the Peace protest in Northern Ireland. Losing people she loved who were killed which affected her mental health but still kept the passion for wanting change. She talks about the need for change and being a CEO at Kick it Out. Roisin is very passionate about life, humans and what makes us say and do the things we do. Listen to her story!
Rhonda Glover Reese 34 years in FBI and. certified career coach for law enforcement
Second part in a series of chats with Rhonda Glover Reese who spent 34 years in the FBI and who is now a certified career coach for law enforcement. In this show she talks about the need for change in the wake of George Floyd murder. The changes the FBI and other organisations should be making in terms of diversity and employment for black men and women. We talk about mental health in the community and how politics at the local level can help tackle the stigma.
Ryan Anderton Founder of Recycle Yourself talks about suicide and rediscovering himself.
The Founder of Recycle Yourself and #ItsWorthTalkingAbout peer support groups Ryan Anderton talks about suffering with depression and suicide. Ryan struggled as young man to come to terms with who he was. After years playing football, it came to an end and he still didn’t know how or where he fitted into this world. Two failed suicide attempts later Ryan decided that enough was enough. Listen to Ryan story of rediscovery through the love of cycling which has taken him world wide.
Kay Downie kinetic Shift Therapist, NLP coach talks about battling depression to feeling great.
Kay Downie has had her fair share of knocks in life and always questioned why me. She fell into depression early due to bullying and not seemed to be meeting expectations. After attempting suicide Kay learned to cope with mental and physical abuse knowing how much she loved her son. Now several years later Kay is a kinetic shift Therapist NLP practitioner and coach, A tarot card reader and mentor. Kay Downie is a an example of someone who really has been through it all and come through it and grown to love herself. This is here story.... She is The Soul Mechanic. email@example.com her website is www.kaydownie.co.uk