Our Latest News 2021.
Honoured to be nominated as a finalist in the 2021 A.P.A 20:20 vision awards for our men's health work. Who knew humour could be such a powerful tool.
We have received An Ethical & Psychological Contribution Award for our commitment and dedication to making a direct contribution to Positive Mental Health.
APA is recognising and celebrating the vision you have shown in, supporting and nurturing an ethical approach to Mental Health that truly makes a difference.
We send our congratulations.
As a Contribution Award Winner, you will also be automatically put forward to the 20:20 Vision Award that will be announced at APA’s End of Year Celebrations on the 23rd December 2021.
Reading the Signs mensradiostation.com
So we are all systems go, proud to announce the WJ group as our sponsor, got a great team behind us @mensradioststion, superb guests and most importantly a platform where comedians can lead discussions about mental wellbeing and anyone else can join in! The show ‘Reading The Signs – the road to wellbeing’ will go out Mondays at 7pm. Hosted by John Ryan, Produced by Natasha Donovan it is ‘the worlds first comedy and mental health themed show’
It’s also on YouTube and across social media platforms. If you miss it don’t worry, it goes out at 7 a.m too and as a podcast on Soundcloud. Come along and join the chat.
Live on the MRS’ https://mensradiostation.com
John Ryan and Jonathon Prince are Two good friends chatting about life. When black and White unite nothing is off limits. It’s upbeat, refreshing and Brutally Johnest.
The podcast is now available on Spotify, google and all the major podcast platforms.
Driving for Better Business commissioned award-winning Happy to health you to write and produce a short video “Man v Van”
Using humour to impress on drivers that checking their own mental health daily is just as important as checking their vehicle. Natasha and John assembled the production team and the result is this simple but effective piece.
The CALM Driver campaign has already secured the support of both large and small fleets and courier companies.
The Driving for Better Business programme helps employers manage & improve work-related road safety. Many van drivers operate effectively as lone workers, spending long days behind the wheel with very little human contact. – it can take its toll. They commissioned us to do some work for Project Edward, here is a bit of it!
These are tough times and no mistake! We are now in a period where things return to ‘normal’ and we are not sure what ‘normal’ is. Humans are social animals so how do we cope with the Covid reality? This NEW TALK aimed at people working from home or furloughed looks at all the aspects of Social Isolation. It affects your mental wellbeing, your physical health, your relationships, your parenting, your pocket and a whole range of other things too. Join us as we talk about coping strategies and ways to embrace, survive and thrive in these tough times.
LENNIE: I WENT FROM A MILD BREATHING DIFFICULTY TO 100% OXYGEN OVERNIGHT
How do you feel knowing that you are going on a ventilator with covid the night before your birthday. You know that you are more likely to die on your birthday than any other day of the year. Listen to my mate Lennie Prosper tell his shocking story and find out how he is now.
And think before you go back to ‘normal’.
The Patient Voice - TEDX. January 2022 Kingston, Surrey.
Writer, presenter, comedian , broadcaster and now an official tED Speaker Natasha Donovan will be regaling an audience and the wider world on her unique way of communicating in January 2021. Drawing on her experience as a cancer patient and how she turned adversity into a successful career she will be taking us on a memorable journey.
Follow my Lead.
It’s time to cut the clichés. It’s time to stop the clumsiness. It’s time to find a better way to talk about lung cancer. We’re teamed up with The Roy Castle Foundation to address awkwardness and taboo surrounding lung cancer. Follow my lead aims to address the ways to talk to someone with Lung Cancer but can be applied to any group. As a cancer survivor, Natasha was able to bring her unique experiences into the writing process. The result is a thought provoking poem that has had much critical acclaim.