Mental Health

Preventing a Mental-ill Health Factory

Welcome to the 73rd episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast, and on today’s episode, I talk about mental health in universities and the impact it has on both staff and students alike.  Listen to the episode https://d3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net/staging/2021-0-25/6306f343-1eab-0e5e-aa9a-11306b032518.mp3 If you enjoyed this episode, then consider subscribing on Apple podcast, Spotify or wherever you access your podcasts from. About My Guest Andrew is a freelance strategist and consultant specialising in students’ unions. He joined his student newspaper in 2004 and has been…

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Recovery through Art with Olivia Mendoza

Recovery through Art with Olivia Mendoza

Welcome to the 72nd episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast. Today’s episode, we are talking recovery through art. Specifically, substance recovery, addiction, and the journey to finding hope and healing. Joining me to do this on the show today is Olivia Mendoza.  Listen to the episode If you enjoyed this episode, then consider subscribing on Apple podcast, Spotify or wherever you access your podcasts from. About My Guest Olivia is an artist, intuitive spiritual mentor and circle facilitator. She is…

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Mental Health and the Festive Season

I am delighted to share this month’s guest blog all about mental health, covering OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) and the festive season with you by Gabie Lazareff.  T’is the season to be jolly! But I think we can all agree, it feels a bit ‘meh’ this year. Whether we’ve  trying to manage our mental health or been undergoing OCD treatment, it’s safe to say it’s been an intense and challenging time.  As the end of 2020 fast approaches and we…

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Gender-based violence, culture and mental health

Gender-based violence, culture and mental health

Welcome to the 66th episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast. This week we are talking about the 16 Days of Action against gender-based violence. Talking about sexual violence at work can feel like a big taboo subject. However, we do need to have conversations in the workplace. This is to ensure everyone can recognise and support employees who are experience domestic and sexual violence.  To join me in talking about gender-based violence for the 16 Days of Action and more…

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Workplace Wellbeing Initiatives that Truly Work

Workplace Wellbeing Initiatives that Truly Work

Welcome to the 64th episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast. With the second lockdown in the UK, and mental health and wellbeing of paramount importance, what are the ways in which workplaces can truly create and sustain workplace wellbeing initiatives that work? Where’s the research, especially with pressure placed on healthcare and social services? To join me to talk about these issues and more is Dr Jermaine M. Ravalier. About my guest Dr Jermaine M Ravalier is Reader in Work…

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