A series of podcasts that explore the challenges of everyday life with a focus on mental and physical health and wellbeing.
Discussing a range of topics that affect us all – sleep, depression, stress, injury and recovery, family and more with contributions from Vita’s mental and physical health specialists.
An informative discussion exploring the stigmas and challenges facing men when talking about mental health with Dr Omar Kowlessar, clinical lead with Vita Health Group and James Aukett, a representative of Andy’s Man club, a suicide prevention charity offering peer to peer support groups.
In this latest fascinating podcast, Dr Saadia Meyer from the Meyer Menopause clinic – discusses Menopause with a look at the science, the impact on general wellbeing and how best to deal with the life change that many women experience.
In this compelling episode Vita’s Anthony Kielty discusses LGBTQIA+ and mental health. With a wealth of personal experiences, Anthony provides a fascinating insight into his earlier life, the impact on his mental heath and how a better understanding of the community can drive acceptance.
The latest episode in our series focuses on mental and physical stress.
Charlie Palmer, Clinical MSK Lead and Dr Jagdeep Ghundoo, clinical lead for Kent & Derby psychological therapies discuss how to spot the signs and how to recognise the difference between good and bad stress
The episode examines the importance of sleep and how it impacts on wellbeing.
Sleep experts, Tom Bivins and Dr Omar Kowlessar explores all aspects of sleep, how technology distracts us, its impact on our mental health and provides tips on how to prepare for a restful nights sleep.
This podcast delves into children’s mental health and provides help and guidance including recognising the signs, how to support and advice for parents and family members.
Featuring Sally Tribe and Dr Omar Kowlessar, Vita’s mental health experts.
Vita Health Group’s Phil Adkins and Lucie Ironman discuss the topic of mental health, explore the seasonal impact on wellbeing with a focus on the awareness day, Blue Monday.
Phil and Lucie provide tips on good mental health strategies and how to get help if you need it.
Philip Adkins discusses the importance of conversations, stigma tackling and the development of services to support suicide prevention.
This episode includes references to suicidal thinking/ ideation, but does not include details of any personal story.
Lucie Ironman, one of Vita’s team of Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners has created a short series of bitesized mental health advice.