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Get Real: Talking mental health & disability

The team at ermha365

What’s it like to live with a mental health condition, or a disability, or both? How can we make life better for people who face these complex challenges in their lives? GET REAL presents frank and fearless conversations about mental health and disability, including people with lived experience, frontline workers in the industry, as well as policy-makers and advocates. Hosted by Robyn Haydon and Karenza Louis-Smith & produced by Emily Webb, on behalf of ermha365 Complex Mental Health and Disability Services (https://www.ermha.org/)

Recent Episodes

Episode 43: Lived Experience (Part 14) Robert Macpherson – PTSD in humanitarian Aid workers October 13, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 42: Carers' experience and reactions to the Royal CommissionSeptember 29, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 41: Lived Experience (Part 13) Heidi Everett – writing fearlessly about my psych reality September 15, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 40: Lived Experience (Part 12) John S. Payne – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in emergency responders September 01, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 39: Lived Experience (Part 11) Anna Spargo-Ryan – parenting with mental illnessAugust 18, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 38: LGBTQ+ mental health and reactions to the Royal CommissionAugust 04, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 37: Lived Experience (part 10) Jessie Aiton – late diagnosed autismJuly 21, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 36: Veterans’ mental health with RSL Victoria’s Adam "Buzz" Lawson and Dr Carolyn Deans July 07, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 35: Lived Experience (Part 9) Ruth Clare – the effects of war on families June 23, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 34: Next to Normal – the ground-breaking musical exploring mental illness June 09, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 33: Lived Experience, Part 8: Parenting my transgender childMay 26, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 32: Lived Experience, Part 7: Lauren McGovern - transgender & mental healthMay 12, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 31: Reactions to the Mental Health Royal CommissionApril 28, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 30: Creativity, disability and mental health - what’s the connection?April 15, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 29: Why are there so many people with disabilities in prison?March 31, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 28: Lived Experience series (Part 6) - Susan Berg, The Girl Who LivedMarch 17, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 27: The outlook for people with a disability in 2021 March 03, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 26: Homelessness - where we are, and what’s aheadFebruary 17, 2021 Episode artwork GET REAL Summer Series, Episode 5 – Peer Workers, lived experience and mental health recoveryFebruary 03, 2021 Episode artwork GET REAL Summer Series, Episode 4 – Housing for people with high complex needsJanuary 27, 2021 Episode artwork GET REAL Summer Series, Episode 3 – Mental health, disability, and the criminal justice systemJanuary 20, 2021 Episode artwork GET REAL Summer Series, Episode 2 - Celebrating PARCs January 13, 2021 Episode artwork GET REAL Summer Series, Episode 1 – Caring for CarersJanuary 06, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 20: From illness, to wellness, to recovery: Suicide PreventionDecember 23, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 19: Invisible DisabilitiesDecember 08, 2020 Episode artwork