The Mind podcast

In our podcast series, presented by Mind ambassador and Heart FM DJ Matt Wilkinson, we hear what it's really like to live with mental health problems.  

The podcasts

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Episode 1 – Christina's story

Matt Wilkinson from Heart FM talks to Christina about living with depression.

Read the transcript of the podcast here

Episode 2 – Reka's story

Reka talks to Matt about the multiple episodes of psychosis she has been through, and how they were different.

Read the transcript of the podcast here

Episode 3 – Siobhan's story

Siobhan talks to Matt about how living with bipolar has affected her life including her work, her role as a parent and the treatment and support she has received.

Read the transcript of the podcast here

Episode 4 – Rachel's story

Rachel and Matt talk about her use of crisis services and the differences between London and Manchester.

Read the transcript of the podcast here

Episode 5 – Faisal's story

Faisal talks to us about how difficult it was to get help for, what eventually was diagnosed as, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).

Read the transcript of the podcast here

Episode 6 – Clarissa's story

Clarissa describes her experience of being in traditional inpatient care and in a therapeutic community.

Read the transcript of the podcast here

Episode 7 – Bryony's story

Bryony talks about the challenges of being a full time carer and managing her bipolar disorder.

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Episode 8 – Sarah's story

Sarah explains how she developed seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and what it's like living with it day to day.

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Episode 9 –Tim's story

Tim explains how he manages his mental health with the food he eats.

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