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ABC Radio National Podcast / No Feeling is Final

Podcast: The Mental Illness Happy Hour

ABC Radio National: All in the Mind: Inside talking therapy

ABC Radio National: All in the Mind: Everyone is Watching

ABC Radio National: All in the Mind: The Post Natal Mind

ABC Radio National: Depression and Your Sense of Self

ABC Radio National: Trauma, Memory and Mental Health

ABC: You Can’t Ask That: Schizophrenia

ABC: You Can't Ask That: Suicide

ABC / Conversations with Richard Fidler - An Extreme Treatment for Depression

ABC / Earshot - Living with Bipolar

Beyond Blue / Not Alone Podcast 

ABC / Ladies, We Need To Talk - Anxious much? 

BBC / Mental Podcast - Anxiety & Depression - It feels like you’re always getting ready for surprise doom with Felicity Ward

NPR / Hidden Brain - The Empathy Gym

NPR / This American Life - Ten Sessions

On Being / The Soul in Depression

On Being / Navigating Loss without Closure


Screen and Documentary 

ABC / The Show Must Go On

ABC / Changing Minds Documentary 

ABC /  Man Up Documentary

SBS Insight: Mental Health at Work

SBS Insight: Beating Anxiety

SBS Insight: Hoarders

SBS Insight: ECT



The Walrus / OCD is not a joke! 

VICE / This Is What Developing Acute Schizophrenia Feels Like

ABC / Earworms: How we get them and how to shake them off

The Guardian / Broken Record Syndrome: My Life with Chronic Earworm

The Atlantic / Coming Out of Electroshock Therapy

The New Yorker / 17 Days on a Locked Ward

On Being / What do Do When Anxiety Overwhelms You

On Being / The Absurd Courage of Choosing to Live

Longreads / The Survivor's Edit: Memory, Truth and Living with Bipolar II

Longreads / We Need to Talk About Madness

The Cut / Do I Really Want to Hurt My Baby: Inside the Disturbing Thoughts that Haunt New Parents



Nat's What I Reckon / Is it Sh*t Ep 3 - Mental Health/Tool

Podcast: The Hilarious World of Depression

Felicity Ward / Melbourne International Comedy Show 2016

Ricky Gervais / Afterlife



Dr. Mark Cross / Anxiety - Expert Advice from a Neurotic Shrink Who's Lived with Anxiety All His Life

Sue Stuart-Smith / The Well Gardened Mind: Rediscovering Nature in the Modern World

Esme Weijun Wang / The Collected Schizophrenias

Nathan Filer / The Heartland