The Somerset Emotional Wellbeing Podcast

Dr. Tresidder & Dr. Bagshaw are joined by expert guests for weekly health and wellbeing discussions

Latest Episodes

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December 14, 2020

Wellbeing at Christmas

Welcome to the **Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast**! In this episode, **Wellbeing at Christmas**, our hosts **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw** are joined by **Hazel Barron from Mind in Somerset** and **BBC Somerset Poet of the Year, Liv Torc** to discuss **how Christmas can affect our wellbeing**. During the conversation, they discuss **why Christmas can be really difficult for some people**, **the “An Antidote to the Xmas Blues” event to be held on the 18th of December** and **Liv Torc performs her new hilarious, yet poignant, poem “What If Everything Tastes Like Sprouts”**. To **register to attend** the **An Antidote to the Xmas Blues online event** (or for more information), please **visit the link below**: [An Antidote to the Xmas Blues]( https://www.mindinsomerset.org.uk/news/an-antidote-to-the-xmas-blues/) - In response to what is likely to be a very challenging Christmas this year, Somerset Mental Health Hub have invited BBC Somerset Poet of the year Liv Torc and Radio 4’s comic poet Matt Harvey to soften the blow of this strange year with their unique , gentle and ultimately human word-craft . In addition, add to your personal self-care toolbox with a ‘Mental Resilience’ workshop with trainer Pete Bearder from Tough Cookie. We would especially like to hear from you if you are an organisation that offers support to those who might be isolated in your community. This will be an opportunity for people to find out what’s available, and to share that with others in their community who may not be able to access the internet. We would also like to hear from anyone offering support around digital poverty. Conversations will be facilitated about how to influence and shape some Mental Health ...

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December 11, 2020

Living with Chronic Disease

Welcome to the **Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast**! In this episode, **Living with Chronic Disease**, our hosts **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw** discuss **living with long term conditions** in detail. During the conversation, they cover **why people who have long term conditions can be more likely to also have a mental health condition (and vice versa)**, **how long term conditions can lead to feelings of loss**, **how you can access help and support if you need it** and much more as they dig deep into their professional experience and their own lives to share their expert insight. The **SEW podcast** is a **free weekly show** hosted by **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw**. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite **expert guests** to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. All episodes of SEW are now available to listen to free through **Spotify**, **Apple Podcasts**, **Deezer**, **Google Podcasts**, **Amazon Podcasts**, [https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co](https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co)/ or wherever you get your podcasts! Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated [Talking Therapies Somerset](https://www.somersetft.nhs.uk/somerset-talking-therapies/) - Somerset Talking Therapies is an Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service. We offer emotional and psychological support to anyone – aged over 18 and registered with a Somerset GP – who is feeling anxious or depressed. You can refer yourself directly ...

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December 01, 2020

Health and Self-Care

Welcome to the **Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast**! In this episode, **Health and Self-Care**, our hosts **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw** discuss **self-care** in detail. During the conversation, they cover **what self-care actually is**, **why it is more important now than ever before**, **how you can improve the way that you feel through a few simple lifestyle changes** and much more as they dig deep into their professional experience and their own lives to share their expert insight. The **SEW podcast** is a **free weekly show** hosted by **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw**. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite **expert guests** to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. All episodes of SEW are now available to listen to free through **Spotify**, **Apple Podcasts**, **Deezer**, **Google Podcasts**, **Amazon Podcasts**, [https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co](https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co)/ or wherever you get your podcasts! Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated [Self-Care Week]( http://www.selfcareforum.org/events/self-care-week/) - Self Care Week is an annual national awareness week that focuses on embedding support for self-care across communities, families and generations. Live Self Care for Life is the theme for 2020. The Self Care Forum has been organising Self Care Week since 2011 [Health and Self-Care](https://healthandself.care/) - Self-care is really important! We all know to put fuel into the car, to make sure we have ...

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November 17, 2020

Alcohol and Mental Health

Welcome to the **Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast**! In this special episode, **Alcohol and Mental Health** for **Alcohol Awareness Week 2020**, our hosts **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw** are joined by **Carl Morrison from Public Health** to discuss the topic in detail. During the conversation, they cover **how alcohol use can affect mental health**, **changing patterns of alcohol consumption during the pandemic**, **how you can get help for yourself or your loved ones when needed** and much more as they dig deep into their professional experience and their own lives to share their expert insight. The **SEW podcast** is a **free weekly show** hosted by **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw**. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite **expert guests** to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. All episodes of SEW are now available to listen to free through **Spotify**, **Apple Podcasts**, **Deezer**, **Google Podcasts**, **Amazon Podcasts**, [https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co](https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co)/ or wherever you get your podcasts! Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated [Somerset Drug and Alcohol Service](https://www.turning-point.co.uk/services/sdas) - Somerset Drug & Alcohol Service is run by Turning Point. We create individual recovery plans from a range of services, no matter what your situation is. We offer services for adults, young people and their family and friends - 0300 303 8788 [Alcohol Change](https://alcoholchange.org.uk/) - Alcohol ...

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September 29, 2020

Deep Dive Into Dementia I

Welcome to the **Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast**! In this episode, **Deep Dive into Dementia I**, our hosts **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw** discuss **dementia** in detail. During the conversation, they cover **the different types of dementia and how they differ**, **the symptoms, how the disorder develops and how to spot early warning signs**, **how you can get help for yourself or your loved ones** and much more as they dig deep into their professional experience and their own lives to share their expert insight. The **SEW podcast** is a **free weekly show** hosted by **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw**. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite **expert guests** to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. All episodes of SEW Season 1 are now available to listen to free through **Spotify**, **Apple Podcasts**, **Deezer**, **Google Podcasts**, **Amazon Podcasts**, [https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co](https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co)/ or wherever you get your podcasts! Season 2 is coming soon! Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated [Alzheimer’s Society](https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/) - Living with dementia at any time brings challenges. Coronavirus is making daily life much harder. But you’re not alone. If you need support and advice, we’re here for you. [Mindline Somerset](https://www.mindinsomerset.org.uk/our-services/adult-one-to-one-support/mindline/) - To help address the emotional health needs of the public, Mindline (run by Mind in Somerset) has extended their hours ...

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September 22, 2020

Children and Young People's Mental Health

Welcome to the **Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast**! In this episode, **Children and Young People’s Mental Health**, our hosts **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw** are joined by **Nik Harwood** from **Young Somerset** to discuss **children and young people’s mental health in Somerset** in detail. During the conversation, they cover **the work that Young Somerset do**, **what you can do to seek help if you need it**, **how Somerset is leading the way with a new approach to supporting children and young people’s mental health needs** and much more as they dig deep into their professional experience and their own lives to share their expert insight. The **SEW podcast** is a **free weekly show** hosted by **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw**. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite **expert guests** to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. The next episode of SEW will be available to listen to free from the **29th of September 2020** through **Spotify**, **Apple Podcasts**, **Deezer**, **Google Podcasts**, **Amazon Podcasts**, [https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co](https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co)/ or wherever you get your podcasts! Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated [Young Somerset]( https://www.youngsomerset.org.uk/) - Young Somerset is the largest youth work charity in Somerset and our mission is to put young people first. Their aim is to work with young people, encouraging them to take ...

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