In this first episode of Mind Matters, journalist Michael McEwan's guests are Nick Jedrzejewski, Communications Manager with See Me Scotland, and Michael Byrne, Managing Director of Lived Experience Trauma Support (LETS). Michael and Nick discuss See Me Scotland's recent campaigns such as Pass the Badge and the ramifications of lockdown on mental health. Michael Byrne shares insights into his personal mental health journey, how receiving a diagnosis was key to his recovery, and the work done by LETS.
Content note: Abuse, alcoholism, cancer, miscarriage, PTSD, suicide.
By Michael McEwan