Being Well podcast series
Our podcasts each tackle an important mental health topic and provide insight and expert knowledge from and for health professionals.
Diversity Online – Psychological Support for LGBTIQ People
In this podcast, based on the eMHPrac webinar presented on 15th November 2015, we look at the factors influencing the mental health of people in the LGBTIQ community and the ways in which we as health professionals can help, both in our face to face dealings with LGBTIQ patients and in the recommendation of online resources developed especially for this population.
- Sally Morris - Social Worker and National Project Coordinator of MindOUT National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Project
- Stella Topaz – Registered Nurse Qlife National Project manager. Masters in Health Policy
Both Stella and Sally are members of the LGBTIQ community as well as experts in mental health care in the community.
Moderator: Dr Jan Orman - MBBS MPsychMed General Practitioner with a special interest in mental health and GP Services Consultant at the Black Dog Institute
More webinar-based podcasts
This podcast examines the non-pharmacological strategies available to patients with chronic pain and introduces participants to some useful online programs for chronic pain management. The podcast is based on Webinar 19 in the eMHPrac Series which can be accessed on our free accredited webinars page.
- Dr Simon Holliday - Rural GP with a special interest in pain management. Addiction medicine specialist. Conjoint Lecturer at University of Newcastle's School of Medicine and Public Health. Chair RACGP Specific Interest Group in Pain Medicine.
- Dr Toby Newton-John - Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology and Director of Research and Innovation in the Graduate School of Health at the University of Technology Sydney.
- Dr Regina Schultz - Clinical and neuropsychologist who was involved in the development of the THISWAYUP chronic pain management program known as "Reboot."
Moderator: Dr Jan Orman - MBBS MPsychMed GP Services Consultant at the Black Dog Institute GP at the University Health Service (University of Sydney)
Talking with experts podcasts
Tegan And Coincidences
In this podcast Dr Jan Orman gives us an insight into a consultation with her patient Tegan. Tegan has a diagnosis of bipolar disorder. Jan looks at the warning signs that trigger an episode of depression or hypomania for Tegan and explains how the use of the free online screening tools for mania and hypomania used at the Black Dog Institute can help detect a bipolar high.
More talking with experts podcasts
In this podcast Dr Jan Orman talks to Professor Gavin Andrews, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of NSW, about what GP's can do to help patients get the best out of online programs.
myCompass is a personalised self-help program that you can use on your mobile phone, computer and/or tablet. In this podcast Dr Jan Orman talks to Dr Janine Clarke, one of the developers of myCompass, to discuss the benefits of myCompass and where the future is heading.