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Fighting Stigma

Fighting Stigma is all about embracing who we are and facing the challenges in life with grace, humour and knowledge. We talk about the stigma and discrimination faced by people who have personal experiences of mental health and/or disabilities, as well as self-stigma, and ways to face this as best we can. Hosts Vanessa and Tim share their own experiences of mental health and disability and offer suggestions on skill and strategies that they have found made a difference for them. One of the greatest barriers to recovery is discrimination and the show aims to change people’s attitudes and behaviour. Information shared is researched weekly to give listeners a better view of the broad spectrum of mental health and disability. A wide range of topics are covered, from different diagnoses, to what is being said in the news about mental health. Fighting Stigma provides practical tips and skills that can impact positively on our mental health and general wellbeing, including guest speakers who share their knowledge and give depth to topics that affect us all. We invite you to take the time to listen to the show and think about your own mental health and well being. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/empowering.journeys

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Fighting Stigma - 18-07-2019
This week: Anxiety Part 1 - What is it? Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector.
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Fighting Stigma - 10-07-2019
This week: Jumpback July Action For Happiness Calendar Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector.
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Fighting Stigma - 04-07-2019
This week: Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector.
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Fighting Stigma - 27-06-2019
This week: Making the most out of winter Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector.
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Fighting Stigma - 20-06-2019
This week: Looking after our Spirituality Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector.
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Fighting Stigma - 13-06-2019
This week: Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector.
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Fighting Stigma - 06-06-2019
This week: Te Whare Tapa Wha Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector.
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Fighting Stigma - 30-05-2019
This week: Winter Wellness Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector.
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Fighting Stigma - 23-05-2019
This week: How do you deal with stress? Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector.
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Fighting Stigma - 16-05-2019
This week: Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector.
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Fighting Stigma - 09-05-2019
This week: Sleep Hygiene Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector.
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Fighting Stigma - 02-05-2019
This week: Meaningful May Calendar Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector.
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Fighting Stigma - 18-04-2019
This week:The nitty gritty of staying well Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector.
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Fighting Stigma - 11-04-2019
This week: The hard work of staying well Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector.
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Fighting Stigma - 04-04-2019
This week: Well-being Routines Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector.
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Fighting Stigma - 28-03-2019
This week: Coping with elevated mood. Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector.
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Fighting Stigma - 21-03-2019
This week: Wellbeing in the Workplace Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector.
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Fighting Stigma - 14-03-2019
This week: Mindfulness Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector.
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Fighting Stigma - 07-03-2019
This week: Toxicity and remaining positive. Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector.
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Fighting Stigma - 28-02-2019
Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector. This week: Low mood
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Fighting Stigma - 21-02-2019
Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector. This week:
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Fighting Stigma - 14-02-2019
Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector. This week: Apps that help.
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Fighting Stigma - 07-02-2019
Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector. This week:
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Fighting Stigma - 31-01-2019
Fighting Stigma is hosted by people who have lived experience of mental illness, and for the mental health sector. This week: Summer Self-Care
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