Past Shows

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Rachel is candid and open with her personal experience of anxiety and panic attack, the basis of her short film on those very issues. Hear her experiences and what she had to do to manage her mental health.

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Burnout among professionals and how cope

Take It From Us devotes a second broadcast to burnout, especially among top professionals like doctors, surgeons, dentists, psychiatrist, lawyers, principals and teachers, and just how common it can be in these particular careers. Guest and counselling psychologist Vikki Baird also suggests how to safeguard against it.

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In this broadcast we address burnout with counselling psychologist Vikki Baird. Burnout is a state of chronic stress described as an insidious creature that creeps up on us while we’re living our busy life. Apparently there’s differences between stress and burnout, and how we identify the two. Hear Vikki with her insights into burnout, and how it's different to depression.

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Host Sheldon Brown (left) with suicide prevention advocate Troy Manley

Today we again talk about the issue of suicide and suicide prevention on mental health radio Take It From Us. Guest today Troy Manley, a mental health team leader, is a passionate individual wanting to have a positive impact on New Zealand’s appalling suicide rates, and to spread the word about keeping people safe when they’re in crisis. Troy is organising Y579, a motorbike ride to support Lifeline and be there for those in distress and prevent suicide.*
Since this broadcast aired, provisional suicide stats were released revealing the suicide toll has risen from 579 to 606 this year – and not including any over 65.

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In this broadcast we talk about a book – or more accurately a memoir – by Mrs D who’s now come out under her real name of Lotta Dann. Lotta wrote her first memoir called Mrs D is Going Without which told her story about quitting her dysfunctional drinking habits. The memoir we talk to Lotta about here is called Mrs D is Going Within. Lotta discovered that her lifelong heavy drinking had left her as a fledgling emotionally with bouts of niggling anxiety and unease. Here’s Lotta to tell us what “Going Within” really means and what wellness tools she’s adopted.

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