The Research Behind Lift the Lid
The Research Behind Lift the Lid, Episode 26 - Dr Paula Barrett

The Research Behind Lift the Lid, Episode 26 - Dr Paula Barrett

November 25, 2020

On episode 26 of 'The Research Behind Lift the Lid' podcast, we talk to Dr Paula Barrett, the founder and director of Friends Resilience. 

Dr Barrett received a Mental Health Research Grant from Australian Rotary Health in 2007 to trial the Fun Friends program which teaches preschoolers about resilience. This program has since evolved to help people of all ages across Australia and internationally. 

Find out more about Friends Resilience and their programs here: https://friendsresilience.org/

Preview the Family/Community Package mentioned in the podcast here:

https://vimeo.com/411298496

This podcast is available to listen on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts. 

To support more research like Dr Barrett's, donate here: https://australianrotaryhealth.org.au/support-us/donate-online/

 

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The Research Behind Lift the Lid, Ep25 - Dr Louise Birrell

The Research Behind Lift the Lid, Ep25 - Dr Louise Birrell

November 18, 2020

On episode 25 of our 'The Research Behind Lift the Lid' podcast, we have a chat with Dr Louise Birrell from the Matilda Centre at the University of Sydney.

 

Dr Birrell talks about the findings from her PhD project, funded by Australian Rotary Health and the David Henning Memorial Fund, as well as her new Postdoctoral Fellowship project trialling an app called 'Mind Your Mate'.

 

To participate in Dr Birrell's 'Mind Your Mate' study, email: louise.birrell@sydney.edu.au

 

This podcast is available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and YouTube.

 

Donate to research like Louise's today: https://australianrotaryhealth.org.au/support-us/quick-donation-form/

 

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The Research Behind Lift the Lid, Ep24 - Prof Gin Malhi

The Research Behind Lift the Lid, Ep24 - Prof Gin Malhi

October 27, 2020

On episode 24 of the 'Research Behind Lift the Lid' podcast, we speak to Professor Gin Malhi from the University of Sydney.

Prof Malhi is conducting important research on suicide prevention, using MRI scans to explain why someone may be suicidal and how the brain may change after a suicide attempt.

This podcast episode is also available on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts.

Please consider supporting important suicide prevention research like Prof Malhi's by donating today: https://australianrotaryhealth.org.au/support-us/quick-donation-form/

If you are experiencing a crisis, Lifeline is available 24/7 on: 13 11 14.

The Research Behind Lift the Lid, Ep23 - Dr Siân McLean

The Research Behind Lift the Lid, Ep23 - Dr Siân McLean

October 21, 2020

On episode 23 of the 'Research Behind Lift the Lid' podcast, we talk about body image with Dr Siân McLean from La Trobe University.

Siân talks about her PhD research funded by Australian Rotary Health, as well as the findings of a new study that was published recently in the Body Image journal called: Impact of viewing body image health promotion videos in adult men and women: Comparison of narrative and informational approaches.

We have a special treat for our viewers as well, showing one of the videos that were presented to participants in this study. Acknowledgements to Big Picture Storytelling, who created the video. 

Video link: https://vimeo.com/bigpicturestorytelling/tmp

Search for the full video on YouTube by searching 'The Research Behind Lift the Lid'.

Donate to mental health research like Dr McLean's today: https://australianrotaryhealth.org.au/support-us/quick-donation-form/

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The Research Behind Lift the Lid, Ep22 - Prof Phillipa Hay

The Research Behind Lift the Lid, Ep22 - Prof Phillipa Hay

October 2, 2020

On episode 22 of 'The Research Behind Lift the Lid' podcast, we chat to Professor Phillipa Hay from Western Sydney University about the findings from her longitudinal research on women with eating disorders. 

Prof Hay received an Australian Rotary Health Mental Health Research Grant from 2006-2008. 

To support more mental health research like Prof Hay's, donate on our website: www.australianrotaryhealth.org.au

This podcast is available on YouTube, Spotify, Google Podcasts & Apple Podcasts.

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The Research Behind Lift the Lid, Ep21 - Dr Breanne Hobden

The Research Behind Lift the Lid, Ep21 - Dr Breanne Hobden

September 25, 2020

1 in 15 people may be both depressed and be misusing alcohol, however, general practitioners only accurately identify 21% of these people - this was one of the findings from Dr Breanne Hobden's research, funded by Australian Rotary Health.

On episode 21 of the 'Research Behind Lift the Lid', Dr Breanne Hobden talks about the findings from her PhD research on depression management for individuals with comorbid alcohol dependence, and how that has led to her new research on comorbid mental health problems and alcohol and other drug use within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.

Donate to other important mental health research like Bree's today: www.australianrotaryhealth.org.au

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The Research Behind Lift the Lid, Ep20 - A/Prof Sophie Havighurst

The Research Behind Lift the Lid, Ep20 - A/Prof Sophie Havighurst

September 18, 2020

On the 20th episode of our podcast called 'The Research Behind Lift the Lid', we talk to Associate Professor Sophie Havighurst from the University of Melbourne about how her Tuning in to Teens and Tuning in to Toddlers programs are helping real people across Australia with their mental health.

More about the programs here: https://tuningintokids.org.au/

Donate to other important mental health research like Sophie's: https://australianrotaryhealth.org.au/support-us/quick-donation-form/

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The Research Behind Lift the Lid, Ep19 - Prof Maria Kangas

The Research Behind Lift the Lid, Ep19 - Prof Maria Kangas

September 10, 2020

On episode 19 of the Research Behind Lift the Lid, we welcome Professor Maria Kangas from Macquarie University. 

Prof Kangas talks about the success of the trial of the Cool Kids Health program, designed to help psychologically distressed youth who experience physical somatic symptoms such as recurring stomach aches and headaches.

 

You can help support more important mental health research like Prof Kangas' by donating on the Australian Rotary Health website: https://australianrotaryhealth.org.au/support-us/quick-donation-form/

 

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The Research Behind Lift the Lid, Ep18 - Dr Laura Hart & Dr Claire Kelly

The Research Behind Lift the Lid, Ep18 - Dr Laura Hart & Dr Claire Kelly

September 4, 2020

On episode 18 of the Research Behind Lift the Lid, we talk to Dr Laura Hart and Dr Claire Kelly, the brains behind the teen Mental Health First Aid program. This program has already had such a positive impact on teenagers across the world, and has even caught the interest of singer Lady Gaga. 

 

More about the program here: https://mhfa.com.au/courses/public/types/teen

 

Donate to more important mental health research like Laura's and Claire's here: https://australianrotaryhealth.org.au/support-us/quick-donation-form/ 

 

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The Research Behind Lift the Lid, Ep17 - A/Prof Lara Farrell

The Research Behind Lift the Lid, Ep17 - A/Prof Lara Farrell

August 24, 2020

On episode 17 of 'The Research Behind Lift the Lid' our guest is A/Prof Lara Farrell from Griffith University. We discuss her ARH funded research trial of D-cycloserine Augmented Behaviour Therapy for children with treatment resistant childhood Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). 

 

Donate to research like A/Prof Farrell's here: https://australianrotaryhealth.org.au/support-us/quick-donation-form/

 

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