Thursday Breakfast

Thursday 7:00am to 8:30am
Current affairs, media analysis, alternative media.

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Dean Shingange, Rachida Benamar and Grace Bigby

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Thursday 14 September 2017

with Dean, Grace, and Rachida

 

7:00am Acknowledgement of Country 

Discussion about mental illness and the importance of unpacking the stigma around mental illness.

 

7:05am Community announcements 

Youth Services in Greater Shepparton is holding a free networking breakfast - Local Support Networking Breakfast (Network of Youth Services) - to discover more about the support services offered to young people, their families, and carers in the region. The event is on this morning 7 – 8:30am. Hosted by Diversity Project Greater Shepparton.

  

7:15am After her recent visit to Manus Island, Dianne Atkinson spoke with 3CR presenter Pilar Aguilera about the current situation on the island. For Spanish speaking listeners, you can hear more of Dianne and Ricardo's trip at 3cr.org.au/completada.

Completada Bailable airs every Wednesday on 3CR at 6:30pm.

Track played: ‘All the same’ by Moz, a refugee currently on Manus Island.

 

7:30am Rachida speaks with Nick Duigan, Senior Clinical Advisor at Headspace, about the stigma attached to mental illness and the importance of talking about it.

Content warning: This interview contains descriptions and discussions about mental health and illness and suicide that may be distressing to some listeners. If the content in the segment you just listened to has raised questions or caused distress to you, please contact Lifeline (13 11 14) or Headspace (1800 650 890).

 

7:40am 3CR In Ya Face presenters speak with Charlie Cooper, a youth mental health, LGBTIQ+ advocate and youth instructor with  Mental Health First Aid Australia, about queer mental health, developments surrounding the marriage equality postal survey, and Qheadspace – a monthly LGBTQI youth online chat space.

Content warning: This interview contains discussions about mental health/illness that may be distressing to some listeners. If this content has raised questions or caused distress to you, please contact Lifeline (13 11 14), Qheadspace (1800 650 890), or QLife (1800 184 527).

 

7:50am Community announcements

 

8:00am Alternative news: discussions about the Grenfell Tower inquiry and the issue of homelessness in Melbourne.

 

8:10am Dean and Rachida speak with Zoe Naylor, Ambassador with R U OK?, about suicide prevention and the R U OK? campaign.

Content warning: This interview contains descriptions and discussions about mental health and illness and suicide that may be distressing to some listeners. If the content in the segment you just listened to has raised questions or caused distress to you, please contact Lifeline (13 11 14) or Headspace (1800 650 890).

 

8:25am Community Announcements: The Roominations team will be heading down to the Yarra to host a LIVE Roominations homeless radio show broadcast today, 12-1pm, from a Southbank homeless crisis accommodation facility.

 

 


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