We Are What We Overcome
Lockdown Special 01 Checking In – We Are What We Overcome Episode 006

Lockdown Special 01 Checking In – We Are What We Overcome Episode 006

June 23, 2020

When lockdown came, we started chatting online to see how we were coping. This is our first one from April 2020. Everyone needs to talk more about mental health and we’re no exception, especially in these weird times. This podcast is not a substitute for professional counselling.

Grief and Loss – We Are What We Overcome Episode 005

Grief and Loss – We Are What We Overcome Episode 005

April 30, 2020

This one's a tough one, so trigger warnings up front: we're talking about grief, bereavement and death. Everyone needs to talk more about mental health and we’re no exception. This podcast is not a substitute for professional counselling. This episode was recorded at Hyde Park Book Club in Leeds.

Friends and Family – We Are What We Overcome Episode 004

Friends and Family – We Are What We Overcome Episode 004

March 31, 2020

This week we're talking about how our mental health affects our family and our loved ones. While they're also the people most likely to buoy us up if we're down, they're also the ones who take the brunt of our own mental health. Everyone needs to talk more about mental health and we’re no exception. This podcast is not a substitute for professional counselling. This episode was recorded at The Castle pub in Nottingham.

Suicide – We Are What We Overcome Episode 003

Suicide – We Are What We Overcome Episode 003

June 2, 2019

We're talking about suicide this week, so major TRIGGER WARNING, for us and anyone listening. We share our personal experiences of being on the edge, of friends and family, suicide myths, and struggle to figure out how we feel about people taking their own lives. Everyone needs to talk more about mental health and we’re no exception. This podcast is not a substitute for professional counselling. This episode was recorded at QUAD Derby during the Little Ed Festival.

Anxiety – We Are What We Overcome Episode 002

Anxiety – We Are What We Overcome Episode 002

May 1, 2019

This time our main topic is anxiety, and all the ways that's affected us and how we learn to deal with it. We’re also testing out a mental health check-in for ourselves at the top of the show, since we're all affected by everything we talk about too! Everyone needs to talk more about mental health and we’re no exception. This podcast is not a substitute for professional counselling.

Start Talking About Mental Health – We Are What We Overcome Episode 001

Start Talking About Mental Health – We Are What We Overcome Episode 001

April 29, 2019

A podcast for starting an essential conversation about mental health. We’ve all faced mental health problems; we’ve told friends we’re fine and kept it all to ourselves… now it’s payback time. We talk about Matt's experiences taking his show to the Edinburgh Fringe in 2018, its subsequent development into a touring production and podcast, as well as what mental health means to us, and for us. This podcast is not a substitute for professional counselling.