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Welcome to ENABLE Talks – a member-led podcast from ENABLE Scotland.

Listen now to hear lively discussion and opinion on the current issues and big ideas that are on the minds of people who have a learning disability and their family carers in Scotland – with some special guests from time to time too…

Subscribe to make sure you to keep up to date with all the latest episodes - you don't want to miss out!

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ENABLE Talks ENABLE Scotland

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Welcome to ENABLE Talks – a member-led podcast from ENABLE Scotland.

Listen now to hear lively discussion and opinion on the current issues and big ideas that are on the minds of people who have a learning disability and their family carers in Scotland – with some special guests from time to time too…

Subscribe to make sure you to keep up to date with all the latest episodes - you don't want to miss out!

Want to be involved in our movement towards an equal society? Join us, it’s free!

http://www.enable.org.uk/joinus

    Episode 2 - Mental Health and Wellbeing for Children and Young People

    Episode 2 - Mental Health and Wellbeing for Children and Young People

    ACE Youth Membership Ambassador, Lucy McKee is joined by CAHMS Mental Health Nurse (NHS Fife), Eugene Adams where they focus on mental health and wellbeing for children and young people.

    In this episode you will hear about the factors affecting mental health, long and short-term effects of mental health, support services available, and first-hand experiences of mental health.

    If you are interested in what you have heard today and would like more information on how to become a member - visit our members page at www.enable.org.uk/get-support-information/membership/

    Call a member of the ACE team on 0300 303 1928 or alternatively email us at aceconnect@enable.org.uk

    For more information and support on children and young people mental health services, please visit the following links:

    https://www.gov.scot/publications/child-adolescent-mental-health-services-camhs-nhs-scotland-national-service-specification/

    https://www.nhslanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk/services/camhs/

    http://www.youngminds.org.uk/

    • 32 min
    Episode 1 - An introduction to Mental Health and Wellbeing

    Episode 1 - An introduction to Mental Health and Wellbeing

    Welcome to Series Two of ENABLE Talks.

    In this series we will be focusing on Mental Health and Wellbeing and how this can affect people in different ways.

    In Episode 1, hear from Charlotte who introduces the topic of Mental Health and Wellbeing. Charlotte is then joined by two of our wonderful ENABLE Scotland members, David and Hollie, who give us their thoughts and experiences on the topic.

    For more information and support on mental health, please visit the following websites:

    https://www.samh.org.uk/
    https://breathingspace.scot/
    https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/scotland/health/nhs-healthcare-s/mental-health-s/

    • 18 min
    Episode 6 - Series Finale: Our COVID-19 vaccine experiences

    Episode 6 - Series Finale: Our COVID-19 vaccine experiences

    For our series 1 finale, we are joined by some of the guests you have heard from throughout the series so far, to hear their experiences of the COVID-19 vaccination and their views on information provided to people, misinformation online and COVID-19 vaccine passports.

    We hope you have enjoyed the series so far, and we look forward to welcoming you back to season 2 in September.

    • 34 min
    Episode 5 - International Youth Day 2021: Youth life in the pandemic

    Episode 5 - International Youth Day 2021: Youth life in the pandemic

    In this episode of ENABLE Talks, we hear from our ACE Youth members Lucy, Freyja, and Colleen who share their experiences of Youth life during COVID-19.

    Listen as they tell us about what they have missed and how the pandemic has affected them, what they are looking forward to doing the most, and their experiences of receiving the vaccine.

    For more information regarding the COVID-19 vaccines, ENABLE Scotland have produced Easy Read resources which you can view at: www.enable.org.uk/vaccine

    Want to become a member of ENABLE Scotland? Go to www.enable.org.uk/membership for more information.

    • 27 min
    Episode 4 - Family life through the pandemic

    Episode 4 - Family life through the pandemic

    This week we hear from Jacqueline, Claire and Ann - 3 mums who share their experiences of family life through the pandemic, stories of how their families coped with the challenges of lockdown and their thoughts as they look ahead.

    • 35 min
    Episode 3 - Good friends, great adventures & being there for each other

    Episode 3 - Good friends, great adventures & being there for each other

    This week we hear David and Neil (AKA Dermot and Buster) discussing their friendship and how it has developed over the pandemic.

    They tell us how they have listened to government guidance and made safe decisions about travel, while also managing to have a great time!

    Prepare to be inspired, amused and maybe even a wee bit jealous of all their plans!

    www.enable.org.uk/joinus

    • 18 min

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