Get Real: Talking mental health & disability

Breaking silence & stigma about complex mental health with journalist Elfy Scott

February 08, 2023 The team at ermha365 & Elfy Scott Season 4 Episode 73
Get Real: Talking mental health & disability
Breaking silence & stigma about complex mental health with journalist Elfy Scott
Show Notes

Our guest for this episode is Elfy Scott, a Sydney-based journalist whose work has appeared in Buzz Feed Australia, Guardian, The Saturday Paper, Junkee and VICE. Elfy has just released her first book called THE ONE THING WE’VE NEVER SPOKEN ABOUT: EXPOSING OUR UNTOLD MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS

It’s an incredibly engaging and compelling book. part-memoir about Elfy's living experience and that of her mum, who lives with Schizophrenia. It's also a journalistic delve into why there’s still massive barriers for people who experience mental health conditions like schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, psychosis, obsessive compulsive disorder…to name a few.

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CREDITS
Produced and hosted by Emily Webb, ermha365 Advocacy and External Communications Advisor with Karenza Louis-Smith, CEO ermha365.

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