SOS spoke to presenter Lisa Shaw at BBC Newcastle during mental health awareness week about why it’s so important to talk about mental health.
You can listen to the interview here:
Speak Up Sunderland podcast #22
We partnered with the wonderful Steve Burnikell and Betty Ball to deliver this podcast on mental health.
Recorded at their last Speak Up Sunderland live event at The Peacock in April this podcast features: Claire Coulthard, the founder of peer support group Red Balloons who shared about the importance of looking after both your mental and physical health and incredible live poetry from Sunderland-based poets Hester Dowling and Adam O’Wellen. Both have written gripping poetry from perspectives of poor mental health, and had the room entranced.
You can listen to the podcast here: