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Compulsory Treatment in NZ Mental Health | Take it From Us radio 18 Nov 2014

Tomorrow Take It From Us again takes a look at the frequency of compulsory treatment orders issued within our mental health system, and reviews the most recent report on our mental health from the director of mental health in his annual report. Hear the thoughts of consumers James King and Reina Harris about these issues, and how discriminatory such legislation can be.

Take It From Us, PlanetFM104.6 @ 12.30pm Tuesday 17 November 2014 

Listen live on 104.6FM at 12.30pm or online www.planetaudio.org.nz

OR if you missed the broadcast, listen for the next seven days @: www.planetaudio.org.nz/takeitfromus

Email Sheldon.brown@framework.org.nz for any feedback and comment/suggestions for shows. 

Mindfulness champion on Take It From Us Radio | 30 Sep 2014

On Tuesday 30 September,  tune into Take it From Us to hear from to a young psychologist who is a champion of alternative natural therapies, especially mindfulness, to manage mental health. Special guest Vikki Baird has already done some hard yards in mental health and gained some insights as a result of working in intensive residential rehabilitation.

Listen live on 104.6FM at 12.30pm or online www.planetaudio.org.nz

OR if you missed the broadcast, listen for the next seven days: www.planetaudio.org.nz/takeitfromus

And don’t forget the Facebook page @ Facebook.com and type ‘take it from us’ in the search box; contact Sheldon.brown@framework.org.nz for any feedback and comment/suggestions for shows.

Psychotherapist Kyle MacDonald on Radio Live every Saturday Until End of March

Kyle MacDonald (psychotherapist and blogger at Off The Couch) has been given a few minutes on Radio Live each week to talk about some of the things that really matter to him.  He will be talking to Tony Murrell on Radio Live’s Home and Garden show each week about Mindfulness, positive psychology and giving some tips for what we can all do to both take care of our minds and hopefully be a little happier.

Tune into Radio Live every Saturday until the end of March, just after the 9am news.  And if you miss it He will be posting links to the audio here on “Off the Couch” each week.  And so here’s the link for this Saturday’s interview (click here for the audio).

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Recovery Story on Take It From Us 29 Jan 2013

On Take It From Us on Tuesday 29 January, hear how the unwavering strength and endurance of Zimbabwean-born Sophie Jayawardene surpassed her sometimes unimaginable challenges, isolation and mental torment. Her journey is captured in her book, Sophie’s World, Journeys of the Lost Soul, a story she will explain in this revealing radio interview.

Listen live on 104.6FM at 12.30pm or online www.planetaudio.org.nz

OR if you missed the broadcast, listen for the next seven days @: www.planetaudio.org.nz/takeitfromus

Catch up on the last four shows online: www.likeminds.org.nz

And don’t forget the new Facebook page @ Facebook.com and type take it from us in the search box;  email is takeitfromus@mail.com for any feedback and comment/suggestions for shows.

Andrew Blythe Radio Interview 11 Dec 2012

Toi Ora Live Arts Trust demonstrates the power of creativity for mental health recovery, and culminated 2012 with long time Toi Ora artist Andrew Blythe winning the Attitude Artistic Achievement Award this month. Hear from Andrew and others about the power of creativity on Take It From Us on Tuesday 11 December at 12:30.

Listen live on 104.6FM at 12.30pm every Tuesday or online www.planetaudio.org.nz

OR if you missed the broadcast, listen for the next seven days @: www.planetaudio.org.nz/takeitfromus

Catch up on the last four shows online: www.likeminds.org.nz

And don’t forget our new Facebook page @ Facebook.com and type take it from us in the search box;

email takeitfromus@mail.com for any feedback and comment/suggestions for shows.

Take It From Us in Top 3 at Annual Micie Awards

In the annual PlanetFM Micie awards last night, mental health radio Take It From Us placed in the top 3 for “hits” on the PlanetFM website, planetaudio.org.nz. That’s three places better than the show’s 2011 Top 10 ranking of sixth, and is a credit to the enthusiastic work of technical assistant, Declan Curran, in establishing a Facebook presence, and separate email to promote Take It From Us, and emphasise the on-line opportunities for listening to broadcasts.

Take It From Us has won six Micies now in six years, and host Sheldon Brown sends out a big thank you to all our guests, listeners and supporters.

Listen live on 104.6FM at 12.30pm every Tuesday or online www.planetaudio.org.nz

OR if you missed the broadcast, listen for the next seven days @: www.planetaudio.org.nz/takeitfromus

Catch up on the last four shows online: www.likeminds.org.nz

And don’t forget our new Facebook page @ Facebook.com and type take it from us in the search box; our email is takeitfromus@mail.com for any feedback and comment/suggestions for shows

Take It From Us Radio 27 Nov 2012

Tomorrow (November 27th) on Take It From Us, the crew brings you another “magazine-style” broadcast covering some of the latest mental health news, the challenges of dealing with myths and stereotypes linked to mental unwellness, and the normal features of music and community notices.

Listen live on 104.6FM at 12.30pm or online www.planetaudio.org.nz

OR if you missed the broadcast, listen for the next seven days @: www.planetaudio.org.nz/takeitfromus

Catch up on the last four shows online: www.likeminds.org.nz

And don’t forget our new Facebook page @ Facebook.com and type take it from us in the search box; email is takeitfromus@mail.com for any feedback and comment/suggestions for shows.

Big White Wall Radio Interview 20 November 2012

What is the Big White Wall, how can it help emotional wellbeing, how does it work, and who will it benefit? Hear the answers to these questions on Take It From Us tomorrow (Tuesday 20 November) with Robert Ford, Auckland District Health Board planning & funding manager, who will tell us about this “Kiwi first.”

Listen live on 104.6FM at 12.30pm or online www.planetaudio.org.nz

OR if you missed the broadcast, listen for the next seven days @: www.planetaudio.org.nz/takeitfromus

Catch up on the last four shows online: www.likeminds.org.nz

And don’t forget the new Facebook page @ Facebook.com and type ‘take it from us’ in the search box

Email  takeitfromus@mail.com for any feedback and comment/suggestions for shows.

Take It From Us Radio 16 Oct 2012

Tea Mau, a South Seas Health public health facilitator, provides a Pacific perspective to the challenges of problem gambling, drug and alcohol addiction, poverty and their impacts on mental health in South Auckland on Take It From Us this coming Tuesday 16 October.

Listen live on 104.6FM at 12.30pm or online www.planetaudio.org.nz

OR if you missed the broadcast, listen for the next seven days @: www.planetaudio.org.nz/takeitfromus

Catch up on the last four shows online: www.likeminds.org.nz

And don’t forget the Facebook page @ Facebook.com and type ‘take it from us’ in the search box

Email takeitfromus@mail.com for any feedback and comment/suggestions for shows.

Pat Armitstead on Take it From Us 28 August 2012

Tuesday the 28th of August on Take It From Us, hear from New Zealand’s resident joyologist Pat Armitstead, about ANTIZAC, a non chemical option to psychiatric drugs, and just how it can help with humour, energy, wellness and recovery.

Listen live on 104.6FM at 12.30pm or online www.planetaudio.org.nz

OR if you missed the broadcast, listen for the next seven days @: www.planetaudio.org.nz/takeitfromus

Catch up on the last four shows online: www.likeminds.org.nz

And don’t forget the Facebook page @ Facebook.com and type take it from us in the search box; email to takeitfromus@mail.com for any feedback and comment/suggestions for shows.