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Mental - The Podcast to Destigmatise Mental Health

By Bobby Temps & Audioboom

Health Category Winner at The People’s Choice Podcast Awards 2019 & 2020 Mental was created by Bobby Temps to break down mental health stigma and discrimination. Joined by special guests, the podcast is a safe space to hear honest and insightful mental health interviews in the hope listeners will feel more empowered to continue the conversation with others. Each Thursday with co-host Danielle Hogan we delve into a factor in mental health and how to better manage it. You’ll also better understand different conditions from first-hand experience, with inspiring guests and surprising statistics. Start listening from any episode or topic that interests you. So whether you have experienced mental illness or not, they’ll be something to relate to in each episode. Oh, and remember, you are enough!

  1. 1.
    166: Trauma & Self Care - It’s part of the stigma that we can so easily blame ourselves and see struggle as a personal failing with Ruth Cooper-Dickson11/26/2020
    49:33
  2. 2.
    165: Meditation - I remember so clearly the moment it clicked for me and everything changed with Lucy Stone11/19/2020
    56:12
  3. 3.
    164: Masculinity - It’s actually such a sign of strength to speak up and get help with Piers Harrison-Reid11/12/2020
    1:19:22
  4. 4.
    163: Family - It was like walking a tightrope that’s also on fire with Amanda Prowse & Josiah Hartley11/05/2020
    1:03:58
  5. 5.
    162: Identity - Mental illness doesn’t define us but these experiences are part of you with Cheddar Gorgeous10/29/2020
    1:00:28
  6. 6.
    161: Abusive Relationships - You can think that you’re in love when you’re really just in pain with Izzy Staden10/22/2020
    55:16
  7. 7.
    160: Trailer: Dating Games - The Modern Relationships Podcast10/18/2020
    0:38
  8. 8.
    159: Gender & Mental Health with Natasha Devon MBE (Part 2)10/15/2020
    1:23:53
  1. 9.
    158: Gender & Mental Health with Juno Dawson (Part 1)10/06/2020
    1:00:07
  2. 10.
    157: Social Media & Podcasting - It’s incredible to see how these mental health conversations spread with Ellen Scott & Yvette Caster09/30/2020
    54:32
  3. 11.
    156: Crime - The impact on communities and of course mental health is immense with Jan Canty09/24/2020
    53:03
  4. 12.
    155: Mental Health Education - How the reforms just launched will transform young lives with Louise Newby09/16/2020
    58:14
  5. 13.
    154: Dissociative Identity Disorder - Its like the different parts of who I am got disconnected with Vivian Conan09/10/2020
    53:15
  6. 14.
    153: Burnout - I couldn’t figure out why even small tasks felt so impossible with Anne Helen Petersen09/03/2020
    51:09
  7. 15.
    152: Bullying & PTSD - Through getting justice and sharing my story I’ve been able to heal with Mark Simon08/26/2020
    56:15
  8. 16.
    151: Grief - When my grief walks with me so does he with Sophie Sabbage08/18/2020
    54:26
  9. 17.
    150: Happiness - My mental health challenges taught me how to appreciate and cultivate happiness with Alex Manzi08/12/2020
    55:20
  10. 18.
    149: Diabulimia - Diabetes whilst infuriating at times actually helped me learn to manage my mental health with Lawrence Smith08/05/2020
    42:31
  11. 19.
    148: Loneliness - We are in many ways more isolated in this globalised world with Julia Bainbridge07/29/2020
    45:22
  12. 20.
    147: Lockdown Interview - Living in the virus epicentre, moving forward and falling in love with Julia Bainbridge07/26/2020
    23:54
  13. 21.
    146: Suicide - Losing a family member in this way drives my campaign against stigma with Roger Cruickshank07/22/2020
    1:09:21
  14. 22.
    145: Lockdown Interview - Strange but united times, Covid in my family and being funny at home with Dave Chawner07/19/2020
    22:11
  15. 23.
    144: Self Love - It really is a cornerstone to mental health recovery with Dr Shainna Ali07/15/2020
    49:15
  16. 24.
    143: Lockdown Interview - Time at home, theatre funding and wearing clothes again with Nicola Foxfield07/12/2020
    20:33
  17. 25.
    142: Addiction - My work is to open peoples hearts to how this is a problem that we can all help solve with Rachel Graham07/08/2020
    49:26
  18. 26.
    141: Lockdown Interview - The arts, relationships and following my cat’s approach with Lawrence Smith07/05/2020
    18:47
  19. 27.
    140: Body Image & Eating Disorders - What can actually be symptoms are so often held up as aspirational with James Downs07/01/2020
    45:35
  20. 28.
    139: Lockdown Interview - Exercise, family and grief with Suki Bassi06/28/2020
    21:39
  21. 29.
    138: Self Esteem - As this improved my anxiety reduced and music career flourished with Danny Wright06/24/2020
    39:50
  22. 30.
    137: Lockdown Interview - Isolation, addiction and how to cope with Rachel Graham06/21/2020
    17:42
  23. 31.
    136: Covid-19 & Mental Health (Week 12) The new normal, fears and closure with Dr Shainna Ali06/17/2020
    45:15
  24. 32.
    135: Lockdown Interview - Self care, mindfulness and new routines with Shanley Lewis06/14/2020
    15:35
  25. 33.
    134: Covid-19 & Mental Health (Week 11) Losing sleep, education, discrimination...06/10/2020
    59:48
  26. 34.
    133: Lockdown Interview - Grief, isolation & hope for the future with Sophie Sabbage06/07/2020
    17:23
  27. 35.
    132: Covid-19 & Mental Health (Week 10) Lockdown lifting, protests and anxiety with Emma Carrington06/04/2020
    1:03:57
  28. 36.
    131: Lockdown Interview - Vulnerable people, criminal justice & food parcels with Neelam Butt05/31/2020
    14:06
  29. 37.
    130: Covid-19 & Mental Health (Week 9) Schools reopening, political stress & rule breaking with Natasha Devon MBE05/28/2020
    57:50
  30. 38.
    129: Lockdown Interview - Social pressure, eating disorders & the news with James Downs05/24/2020
    22:51
  31. 39.
    128: Hope from the Frontline - Shining a light on the work of incredible keyworkers05/20/2020
    56:23
  32. 40.
    127: Introducing Phone a Friend with musicians George Ezra & Ollie MN05/17/2020
    15:50
  33. 41.
    126: Covid-19 & Mental Health (Week 8) Lifting lockdown, social media & confusion with Hope Virgo05/13/2020
    54:01
  34. 42.
    125: Lockdown Interview - Relationships, moving in with family & pausing work with Jack Apperley05/11/2020
    14:14
  35. 43.
    124: Covid-19 & Mental Health (Week 7) A possible end to lockdown, expanded testing, resisting guilt...05/07/2020
    51:47
  36. 44.
    123: Lockdown Interview - Self care, anxiety & affirmations with Taneshia Johnson05/04/2020
    14:28
  37. 45.
    122: Covid-19 & Mental Health (Week 6) Home working, time with the kids, hope for the future...04/29/2020
    45:29
  38. 46.
    121: Lockdown Interview - Staying safe, public support & national pride with The Secret Psychiatrist 04/26/2020
    13:21
  39. 47.
    120: Covid-19 & Mental Health (Week 5) Self reflection, face mask ninjas, a very special guest...04/23/2020
    59:55
  40. 48.
    119: Lockdown Interview - Reducing stress, insomnia and anxiety through meditation with Marcus Farrey04/19/2020
    16:23
  41. 49.
    118: Covid-19 & Mental Health (Week 4) Family, routine, a more united world...04/15/2020
    1:00:03
  42. 50.
    117: Lockdown Interview - The great tools we already have and preventing mental spiral with Dr Shainna Ali04/12/2020
    9:24
  43. 51.
    116: Covid-19 & Mental Health (Week 3) Love for keyworkers, finances, hair cuts...04/09/2020
    56:47
  44. 52.
    115: Lockdown Interview - Digital detox, anxiety and dyeing my hair green at home with Danny Wright04/05/2020
    6:31
  45. 53.
    114: Covid-19 & Mental Health (Week 2) Relationships, Clap for Carers, Pets...04/01/2020
    58:24
  46. 54.
    113: Covid-19 & Mental Health (Week 1) Social Distancing, Staying in touch, Working from home...03/26/2020
    45:32
  47. 55.
    112: Friendship - They are the family we choose and often the people who support us the most03/19/2020
    52:56
  48. 56.
    111: Anxiety - It affected my entire personality so now I speak up for others going through the same03/12/2020
    55:15
  49. 57.
    110: Perfectionism - I’ve learned progress is far more achievable03/05/2020
    47:11
  50. 58.
    109: Recovery - Once you realise there’s no end point it really takes the pressure off02/27/2020
    1:02:03
  51. 59.
    108: Codependency - I lost myself in caring for everyone else02/20/2020
    52:25
  52. 60.
    107: Growing Up - I don’t want anyone else to miss these years of their life02/13/2020
    40:59
  53. 61.
    106: Homelessness - I’m confident this national issue can be reversed (Special Episode)02/06/2020
    1:00:26
  54. 62.
    105: Anxiety & Hypnotherapy - The tools that got me through it I now get to pass onto others01/30/2020
    58:02
  55. 63.
    104: PTSD - I still struggle to believe that really happened to me01/23/2020
    54:50
  56. 64.
    103: Your GP - We have to be ready for anything healthcare related but also in general01/16/2020
    55:15
  57. 65.
    102: Sex - This factor on our mental health goes both ways01/09/2020
    59:23
  58. 66.
    101: Outlook - What I’ve overcome gives me passion for mental health education01/02/2020
    57:46
  59. 67.
    100: Christmas - We wanted to do something to give back and support others12/26/2019
    52:15
  60. 68.
    99: Mental Health Nursing - Life can be challenging on the ward but it’s also an incredible rewarding role12/19/2019
    50:16
  61. 69.
    98: Feeling Different - People would always want to know what was wrong with me12/12/2019
    1:03:19
  62. 70.
    97: Meditation - It brings you back to yourself and what really matters12/05/2019
    47:33
  63. 71.
    96: Abuse - What happened to you doesn’t define who you are11/28/2019
    59:54
  64. 72.
    95: Shame & Identity - There’s this mentality of good emotions and bad emotions11/21/2019
    55:22
  65. 73.
    94: Relationships & Mental Health (Part 2)11/14/2019
    37:31
  66. 74.
    93: Relationships & Mental Health (Part 1)11/07/2019
    53:54
  67. 75.
    92: Confidence & OCD - Struggling to access support can massively dent your self worth10/31/2019
    51:58
  68. 76.
    91: Overcoming Failure - My setbacks inspired a whole new purpose in life10/23/2019
    52:44
  69. 77.
    90: Sex - This factor on our mental health goes both ways10/16/2019
    58:57
  70. 78.
    89: Self Care - It’s not selfish, it’s vital10/13/2019
    43:07
  71. 79.
    88: Imposter Syndrome - It was a constant feeling of failure and waiting to be found out10/09/2019
    51:47
  72. 80.
    87: Toxic Masculinity - Man up really just means shut up10/06/2019
    46:20
  73. 81.
    86: Depression & Anxiety - It’s taken time but I’ve become great at seeing them coming10/03/2019
    57:40
  74. 82.
    85: Insomnia - It was debilitating when I needed sleep the most09/25/2019
    49:23
  75. 83.
    84: Depression - These things that haunt you also let you see09/19/2019
    38:25
  76. 84.
    83: Mental Health Education - It stands to transform young lives and you can be part of it09/12/2019
    53:45
  77. 85.
    82: Recovery - It’s about progress not perfection09/04/2019
    58:27
  78. 86.
    81: Comedy & Mental Health - Ashley Storrie (part 3)08/28/2019
    57:51
  79. 87.
    80: Comedy & Mental Health - Zoe Lyons (part 2)08/21/2019
    46:53
  80. 88.
    79: Comedy & Mental Health - Bonus Episode @ Edinburgh Fringe Festival08/18/2019
    6:57
  81. 89.
    78: Comedy & Mental Health - Scott Gibson (part 1)08/15/2019
    1:01:20
  82. 90.
    77: Drugs & Anxiety - Trying to escape the symptoms was also causing them08/11/2019
    48:35
  83. 91.
    76: Resilience - You can rise to your destiny when you’re brought to your knees08/08/2019
    45:22
  84. 92.
    75: Sectioning - Bonus Clip for our last episode08/04/2019
    7:28
  85. 93.
    74: Sectioning - The right support and caring staff make all the difference07/31/2019
    54:11
  86. 94.
    73: Anxiety & OCD - The mutual symptoms are even more intense and complex07/24/2019
    48:46
  87. 95.
    72: Disability - I was so worried my mental illness would be permanent as well07/17/2019
    44:51
  88. 96.
    71: Sexual Assault - The relationships I build now are healthy and thriving07/10/2019
    52:43
  89. 97.
    70: Mindfulness - The calm acceptance of your present experience07/04/2019
    40:00
  90. 98.
    69: Empathy - It fuels connection to others and understanding of ourselves06/26/2019
    40:56
  91. 99.
    68: Body Image - My injury lead to a life of covering up and shame06/19/2019
    56:11
  92. 100.
    67: Shame - It leads to a silence that stops people getting help06/13/2019
    55:50
  93. 101.
    66: Happiness - Comparison is the thief of joy06/05/2019
    56:23
  94. 102.
    65: Bonus Hosts Update - Some exciting changes to our format06/02/2019
    8:32
  95. 103.
    64: Sexuality - Our love can't just be love, it's still politicised05/29/2019
    1:09:11
  96. 104.
    63: Relationships - Can make or break your mental health05/23/2019
    1:00:29
  97. 105.
    62: Bonus Episode - Voice notes on stigma05/17/2019
    10:40
  98. 106.
    61: Family Support - I wouldn’t have made it through without my mother05/15/2019
    48:37
  99. 107.
    59: Migration - Constant questioning of my identity still triggers anxiety05/08/2019
    57:25
  100. 108.
    60: Exercise - One of the best ways to support your mental health05/08/2019
    40:09
  101. 109.
    58: OCD - I just kept thinking you’re happy so you’ll lose it04/24/2019
    51:47
  102. 110.
    57: Burnout - It forced me to reassess the whole pattern of my life04/17/2019
    53:56
  103. 111.
    56: Counselling - Maybe you should talk to someone04/10/2019
    49:20
  104. 112.
    55: Sleep - Your mental and physical health depend on it04/03/2019
    49:32
  105. 113.
    54: Eating disorders - It takes over every part of your health03/28/2019
    46:19
  106. 114.
    53: Creative Arts - Really got me through depression and my cancer recovery03/21/2019
    42:58
  107. 115.
    52: Group Therapy & Relationships - How we connect with others can be the key to mental health recovery03/14/2019
    1:00:05
  108. 116.
    51: Work - How I was treated quickly damaged my mental health03/07/2019
    58:30
  109. 117.
    50: Psychiatry - The hardest step for my patients can be saying they need help02/28/2019
    52:27
  110. 118.
    49: Special Episode - Entry preview for the British Podcast Awards02/21/2019
    15:16
  111. 119.
    48: Politics & Mental Health - The system is set up for people to fall through the cracks02/14/2019
    44:52
  112. 120.
    47: Postnatal Depression - I’ve never felt so lonely, not in my whole life02/07/2019
    42:37
  113. 121.
    46: Coaching Young People - How we react can often change how we feel01/31/2019
    41:07
  114. 122.
    45: Mental Health in the Workplace (Part 2)01/24/2019
    51:27
  115. 123.
    44: Mental Health in the Workplace (Part 1)01/17/2019
    43:29
  116. 124.
    43: Caring for family - A courageous pursuit you don’t have to do alone01/10/2019
    43:16
  117. 125.
    42: New for 2019 - The stigma busting has really just begun01/03/2019
    1:00:53
  118. 126.
    41: Festive Season - All I want for Christmas is... an end to stigma12/27/2018
    49:20
  119. 127.
    40: Highlights 2018 - Some of the very best snippets from year one12/20/2018
    57:38
  120. 128.
    39: Suicide - I just needed someone to really truly listen12/13/2018
    1:12:38
  121. 129.
    38: Reducing Stigma - I was tired of feeling I had something to hide12/06/2018
    40:23
  122. 130.
    37: Resilience - You can rise to your destiny when you’re brought to your knees11/29/2018
    44:57
  123. 131.
    36: Vulnerability - It’s a risk to be truly seen and understood11/22/2018
    43:10
  124. 132.
    35: Growing Up - Life doesn’t just get easier, we get stronger11/15/2018
    49:56
  125. 133.
    34: Self Love - I do love myself but my mental illness doesn’t11/08/2018
    43:13
  126. 134.
    33: Depression - You just feel empty and don’t know why11/01/2018
    45:53
  127. 135.
    32: Social Media - Sometimes I just scroll and cry10/24/2018
    43:29
  128. 136.
    31: Speaking up - A powerful way of owning your health and rejecting stigma10/17/2018
    44:55
  129. 137.
    30: Growing up in care - I just wanted to feel safe and loved10/10/2018
    54:33
  130. 138.
    29: Medication - I don’t feel bad about it10/03/2018
    42:31
  131. 139.
    28: Student Mental Health - University (part 2)09/27/2018
    1:18:38
  132. 140.
    27: Student Mental Health - School (part 1)09/19/2018
    44:56
  133. 141.
    26: Schizophrenia - In this reality the enemy is in your own head09/12/2018
    32:56
  134. 142.
    24: Anxiety & Depression - It’s like being scared and tired at the same time08/29/2018
    40:00
  135. 143.
    23: Borderline Personality Disorder - You can't trust your own emotions08/22/2018
    40:03
  136. 144.
    22: Stigma - It’s what we’re all here to squash08/16/2018
    42:50
  137. 145.
    21: Postnatal Depression - All I felt was an impending sense of doom08/08/2018
    47:33
  138. 146.
    20: Counselling - The power of being heard08/01/2018
    42:42
  139. 147.
    19: Fibromyalgia - You can’t see it. But I sure can feel it07/25/2018
    40:28
  140. 148.
    18: Social Anxiety - You don’t go to the party, but you want to07/18/2018
    45:42
  141. 149.
    17: Bipolar - Like a roller coaster, you don’t always see the highs or lows coming07/11/2018
    43:40
  142. 150.
    16: Shame - You learn to smile and hide how you really feel07/05/2018
    52:34
  143. 151.
    15: Anxiety - The thoughts are irrational but they feel very real06/27/2018
    48:43
  144. 152.
    14: Self Esteem - Loving yourself isn't vanity. It's Sanity.06/20/2018
    49:14
  145. 153.
    13: ADHD - I was told it’s just the hormones06/13/2018
    38:43
  146. 154.
    11: Body Confidence - It's about how you think not how you look05/30/2018
    41:18
  147. 155.
    10: Music - It really became the catalyst for my recovery05/23/2018
    53:03
  148. 156.
    9: Anorexia - There's nothing glamorous about it05/16/2018
    47:04
  149. 157.
    8: OCD - I felt like I'd been given a broken brain05/09/2018
    43:53
  150. 158.
    7: Government Policy - It's more complicated than it seems05/02/2018
    47:24
  151. 159.
    6: Accessing Support - It's their job, they won't freak out04/25/2018
    49:58
  152. 160.
    5: Sexuality/Gender - Can’t you just pick one already04/11/2018
    43:57
  153. 161.
    4: Autism - But you don't look autistic04/04/2018
    38:18
  154. 162.
    3: Addiction - It does happen to people you know03/28/2018
    57:12
  155. 163.
    2: Depression - No we don’t just need to cheer up03/22/2018
    47:34
  156. 164.
    1: Time to get Mental (Health)03/15/2018
    30:42
  157. 165.
    Trailer - What to expect from Mental Podcast03/08/2018
    0:46

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