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Episode #5 - Covid 19 & Cabin Fever

Episode #5 - Covid 19 & Cabin Fever

March 28, 2021

Angela Kumah leads explores personal experiences of cabin fever as a result of the Covid 19 pandemic with guests Keiran Frantic and Vanessa Kelly.

Covid 19 quarantine and social distancing policies have resulted in everyone living in a world where many of us are separated from our friends, family, and many of our usual support systems. This can lead to an increase in anxiety and wellbeing issues.

The key areas of concern in terms of resilience are:

The Covid 19 Virus
The 2020 Lockdown period/social distancing
Health inequalities for BME communities and systemic racism against the Black community
The recession
Episode #4 - Are faith groups ready to support mental health?

Episode #4 - Are faith groups ready to support mental health?

March 28, 2021

Angela Kumah leads a sensitive discussion on the capacity of faith groups to support individuals experiencing mental health issues, especially as a result of the Covid 19 pandemic.Guests include Nikki Tapper & Roger Moore. 

Covid 19 quarantine and social distancing policies have resulted in everyone living in a world where many of us are separated from our friends, family, and many of our usual support systems. This can lead to an increase in anxiety and wellbeing issues.

The key areas of concern in terms of resilience are:

The Covid 19 Virus
The 2020 Lockdown period/social distancing
Health inequalities for BME communities and systemic racism against the Black community
The recession
Episode #3 - Is there an increase of alcohol & drug dependency as a result of Covid-19?

Episode #3 - Is there an increase of alcohol & drug dependency as a result of Covid-19?

March 28, 2021

Main text:

Angela Kumah leads an eye opening and candid discussion on the increase of alcohol and substance misuse, as a result of the Covid 19 pandemic. with guests Vanessa Kelly, This Is VLK and Cherri Gillings

Covid 19 quarantine and social distancing policies have resulted in everyone living in a world where many of us are separated from our friends, family, and many of our usual support systems. This can lead to an increase in anxiety and wellbeing issues.

The key areas of concern in terms of resilience are:

The Covid 19 Virus
The 2020 Lockdown period/social distancing
Health inequalities for BME communities and systemic racism against the Black community
The recession
Episode #2 - Covid-19 Weight gain and body image

Episode #2 - Covid-19 Weight gain and body image

February 5, 2021

Angela Kumah leads an interesting discussion exploring issues around body image and the impact of the Covid 19 quarantine and weight gain with guests Natalie Graham, BBC radio presenter and manager of artist Jackie Graham & Rebecca Hemmings, Director of Time To Glow Up.

Covid 19 quarantine and social distancing policies have resulted in everyone living in a world where many of us are separated from our friends, family, and many of our usual support systems. This can lead to an increase in anxiety and wellbeing issues.

The key areas of concern in terms of resilience are:

The Covid 19 Virus
The 2020 Lockdown period/social distancing
Health inequalities for BME communities and systemic racism against the Black community
The recession
Episode #1 - How has Covid 19 affected the community?

Episode #1 - How has Covid 19 affected the community?

January 3, 2021

Angela Kumah leads a discussionto provide an insight to the impact that Covid 19 pandemic on the well-being of the black community, with local Birmingham leaders, Councillor Paulette Hamilton, Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care; and Beresford Dawkins Community Development Lead, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust.

 

Covid 19 quarantine and social distancing policies have resulted in everyone living in a world where many of us are separated from our friends, family, and many of our usual support systems. This can lead to an increase in anxiety and wellbeing issues.

The key areas of concern in terms of resilience are:

The Covid 19 Virus
The 2020 Lockdown period/social distancing
Health inequalities for BME communities and systemic racism against the Black community
The recession
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